Maloja - Sils Maria Walk 8069
Canton - Graubunden/Grisons - Upper Engadine
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 6.2 km / 3.9 miles
Ascent - 20 metres / 66 feet
Descent - 20 metres / 66 feet
Time - 1.50 hours
Grade - easy
This is an easy walk that offers some fine mountain and lakeside panoramas. The start is the Post in Maloja where a regular bus service provides convenient links to other parts of the Upper Engadine. The end of the walk is the pretty village of Sils-Maria with its many shops, cafés and restaurants. Again there are regular connecting bus services with other towns and villages in the Upper Engadine.
To walk to Sils Maria continue along the main road and past the Schweitzerhaus Hotel. Immediately after take the signed footpath to Seglia Maria. This tarmac road leads towards a church. Follow the signs for Isola and red and white waymarks as you head towards the lake. Turn right at the lake and follow the path along the lakeshore past Isola and on to Sils Maria.
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