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Spa-ing in glorious Graubünden

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Switzerland | 0 comments

Stunning mountain scenery, hiking trails and thermal spas are year-round attractions for locals and visitors alike in Graubünden, Switzerland’s largest and easternmost canton. Lucy Daltroff visited in late summer and tried out two famous spas    ‘Don’t worry it’s only a ten-minute walk from here,’ said Franziska, our energetic guide, as we got off the bus after a beautiful but exhausting mountain hike and my legs were emphatically telling me to sit down. Forty-five minutes later, spotting our hotel in the distance was a great relief – perhaps even to the locals, who were all much fitter than I will ever be!I was in Flims/Laax in the canton of Graubünden, eastern Switzerland and getting here involved a short flight to Zurich and two scenic train rides. Ten thousand years ago the biggest Alpine landslide of all times occurred in...

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