Discover the world of Moving Mountains, our signature guest experience program designed to help you restore vitality, reconnect with nature and celebrate joy.

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We believe that play is as important for our bodies and minds as any functional movement class or nourishing meal. To celebrate our locations, we have curated a set of empowering adventures for our guests designed with nothing more than pure unadulterated fun in mind.

Play experiences

Ice Carving

Carlton Hotel

Carve an ice sculpture

In this curated adventure, Engadin native, Reto Grond, will introduce you to the art of ice carving. Set your creativity free, produce your own artwork and satisfy your desire for creative self-expression.

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Carlton Hotel

Torchlight hike

A step-by-step experience: our torchlight hike brings to life the magic of an alpine winter wonderland at night. It culminates at at Lej Nair (the ‘Black Lake’), a mystical body of water surrounded by majestic mountains.

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Carlton Hotel

Adventures at Lej da Staz

Experience the snow in all its facets - that’s what this curated adventure promises. Firstly, you travel by coach to Lej da Staz. The frozen lake is explored on ice skates. The return journey is by torchlight on a hike through the snowcovered forests.

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Carlton Hotel

Forest Bathing

A special start to the day! Even before the sun rises, we head out into the woods around St. Moritz. The energy of the forest is soaked up during breathing exercises and yoga elements. The highlight comes at the end: a spectacular sunrise in the mountains of the Engadin.

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Carlton Hotel

Ice bathing in Lake St. Moritz

Ice bathing offers an unforgettable adrenaline kick. Our experts are on hand to guide you through this unique experience that has lasting benefits for the immune system.

Rent a Mountain

Carlton Hotel

Rent a mountain

For a whole evening, the slopes of the Corvatsch can be yours alone: 4.2 kilometres of pure piste entirely at your disposal. Ski instructors and outdoor butlers will be on hand to ensure that things run smoothly.

Tobogganing

Carlton Hotel

Tobogganing

Tobogganing can awaken childhood memories or create entirely new ones. The toboggan run from Preda to Bergün is an unforgettable outing for the whole family. Experience winter as it was in the olden days.

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Carlton Hotel

A tour of the glacier caves

Nowhere is the power of winter felt more than in the everlasting ice of a glacial cave. Together with an experienced guide, our outdoor butler will accompany you into the ice caves of the Morteratsch Glacier. This empowering expedition is a gateway to another world.

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Carlton Hotel

Snowshoeing

Winter equals skiing? Not at all - after all, there are countless ways to explore the winter. On snowshoes, for example - from Muottas Muragl. Take the cable car to the top and continue on snowshoes until you are rewarded with a breathtaking view.

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Carlton Hotel

Winter Canyoning

The winter experience of a different kind: Winter canyoning. The Pontresina mountaineering school will introduce you to this adrenalin-fuelled sport. Then it’s off into the gorges of the Engadin - climbing, hiking and gliding over ziplines past frozen waterfalls. You won’t get wet

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Carlton Hotel

Skijoring

Standing on skis while being pulled by a horse - that’s skijoring. A legendary, if not very well-known, sport that originated in St. Moritz in 1906. No wonder, the high alpine and snow-sure valleys of the Engadine are the perfect place for it.

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Hotel Eden Roc

Essenze della Natura

Join our Head of Bar Pantaleone “Leo” Zoccali to uncover the essence of nature. Under his watchful guidance, you’ll use the art of distillation to extract the flavours of Ticino herbs and make your own “flavoured water”. This can then be used to make mocktails or cocktails.

“Serata Ticinese”- Ticino evening with friends

Hotel Eden Roc

Grotto Ticinese

A traditional Ticino platter, fresh polenta from the fire and delicious regional wines: the perfect companions for an authentic holiday evening in Ascona. Join us for a relaxed and cosy night at Restaurant La Casetta and experience the unadulterated Ticinese joie de vivre!

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Hotel Eden Roc

Tea tasting on Monte Verità

Tea from Europe? A real rarity. Reason enough then to create its own Curated Adventure – and on the iconic Monte Verità, no less. On the tea plantation, we dive into a world of aromas, discover how tea is processed and taste local tea varieties.

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Hotel Eden Roc

Sauna meets lake

Experience the rejuvenating combination of hot and cold at the Sauna & Lake Experience. First comes the Swiss herbs infusion, where the body is gently encouraged to sweat; afterwards, Lake Maggiore provides the necessary cooling. The sudden immersion in cold exerts positive effects on the immune system.

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Hotel Eden Roc

Discover Ticino with our Outdoor Butler

Explore Ticino and see the region with fresh eyes as our Outdoor Butler Cyrill Oehrli accompanies you on unforgettable adventures. Journey into pristine nature, scale a peak with stunning views of Lake Maggiore or take a tour of discovery through the valleys of Maggia and Verzasca. You decide where the day takes you!

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Hotel Eden Roc

Sunrise hike

Well equipped, we set off from the Eden Roc via Piazza Giuseppe Motta to the old jetty and on to the Chiesa San Michele. The effort is rewarded - not only with a little refreshment, but above all with the breathtaking view over the bay of Ascona and the rising winter sun.

Ascona from the water- a kayaking tour

Hotel Eden Roc

Winter Kayaking

Kayaking in winter is a one-of-a-kind experience made possible by Ticino’s famous microclimate. A trip on the water lets you see Ascona like you’ve never seen it before, with the winter tranquillity of Lake Maggiore serving as a particular highlight.

Torchlight

Valsana Hotel

Torchlight Hike & Wine Tasting

The mighty, snow-covered forests of Arosa are a mystical sight to behold all year round. On this evening torchlight hike, we light up the darkness and head through the snow to The Valsana Hotel to enjoy a local wine tasting session.

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Tschuggen Grand Hotel

A torchlight hike & wine tasting

The mighty, snow-covered forests of Arosa are a mystical sight to behold all year round. On this evening torchlight hike, we light up the darkness and head through the snow to The Valsana Hotel to enjoy a local wine tasting session.

Snowman

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Building a Snowman

What else is there to do when snow hits the ground but to get outside and build a snowman! These friendly souls are nature’s very own stress ball. Let your creativity run wild as you create your temporary work of art.

Snowman

Valsana Hotel

Building a Snowman

What else is there to do when snow hits the ground but to get outside and build a snowman! These friendly souls are nature’s very own stress ball. Let your creativity run wild as you create your temporary work of art.

Sunrise Walk

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Sunrise Walk & Sledging

On this Curated Adventure, we greet the sun with a sunrise walk and reflect on the miracle of another new day. After making our way into the still-dark mountains, we take sledges to arrive at the Bergkirchli and enjoy unbeatable views of the sunrise with delicious tea. What better way to start a day in the Grisons!

Sunrise Walk

Valsana Hotel

Sunrise Walk & Sledging

On this Curated Adventure, we greet the sun with a sunrise walk and reflect on the miracle of another new day. After making our way into the still-dark mountains, we take sledges to arrive at the Bergkirchli and enjoy unbeatable views of the sunrise with delicious cups of tea.

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Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Swiss Snowball Chess

Also known as ‘Kubb’, Viking chess is a popular multi-player game that is all about skill and marksmanship. Swiss snowball chess is our very own winter version. Who can throw their snowball closest to the target and take the victory?

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Valsana Hotel

Swiss Snowball Chess

Also known as ‘Kubb’, Viking chess is a popular multi-player game that is all about skill and marksmanship. Swiss snowball chess is our very own winter version. Who can throw their snowball closest to the target and take the victory?

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Valsana Hotel

Winter Walk with Campfire

Each step brings something new as we soak in the idyll on a peaceful winter walk. Our footprints trace our path through the snow all the way to the Tschuggen platform, our destination. Once there, we enjoy a companionable campfire with punch and tasty treats.

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Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Winter walk with Campfire

Each step brings something new as we soak in the idyll on a peaceful winter walk. Our footprints trace our path through the snow all the way to the Tschuggen platform, our destination. Once there, we enjoy a companionable campfire with punch and tasty treats.

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Valsana Hotel

Outdoor Fondue & Snowshoe Hike

Sweet dreams are made of cheese – and nowhere is this truer than in Switzerland. This year, we move our classic cheesy event outdoors into nature. As we embark on a snowshoe hike through the snow-covered forests and slopes of the Prätschli, we’ll search for a suitable place to enjoy fondue al fresco.

Fonude Outdoor

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Outdoor Fondue & Snowshoe Hike

What would a Grisons winter be without fondue? This year, we move our classic cheesy event outdoors into nature. As we embark on a snowshoe hike through the snow-covered forests and slopes of the Prätschli, we’ll search for a suitable place to enjoy fondue al fresco.

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Valsana Hotel

Ice bathing in Untersee

Ice bathing not only offers an unforgettable burst of adrenaline, but real health-promoting effects. Our experts are on hand to guide you through a beginner’s ice bathing session at the ‘Eisbadi Arosa’ at Untersee – a one-ofa-kind experience with lasting benefits for the immune system.

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Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Ice bathing in Untersee

Ice bathing not only offers an unforgettable burst of adrenaline, but real health-promoting effects. Our experts are on hand to guide you through a beginner’s ice bathing session at the ‘Eisbadi Arosa’ at Untersee – a one-of-a-kind experience with lasting benefits for the immune system.

Sledge Racing

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Sledge Racing

This Empowering Expedition honours the traditional Swiss winter sport of sledging. We take the Tschuggen Express high up into the mountains for a speedy descent, then the race is on! May the best and fastest win!

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Valsana Hotel

Sledge Racing

This Empowering Expedition honours the traditional Swiss winter sport of sledging. We take the Tschuggen Express high up into the mountains for a speedy descent, then the race is on! May the best and fastest win!

Full Moon Yoga

Tschuggen Grand Hotel

Full Moon Yoga & Meditation

Full moons have always held a special fascination for people. It is said to influence health, sleep and even plant growth. But it is certainly an exciting event that occurs month after month. It is particulary beautiful here in Arosa: in winter, when the air is crystal clear, it appears even closer.

Please note our Play Experiences can only be booked in conjunction with an overnight stay at one of our hotels.

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