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Engadine

(ĕng`gədēn), Romansh Engiadina (ĕnjädē`nä), valley of the upper Inn River, Grisons canton, E Switzerland, in the Rhaetian Alps. It extends for c.60 mi (100 km) NE from Maloja Pass to the Austrian border and consists of the Upper and the Lower Engadine. The forested and partially cultivated valley is dominated in the south by the Bernina Alps. The population is largely Romansh-speaking and Protestant. Noted for its majestic scenery and excellent climate, the Engadine is a famous tourist and health center. Its many resorts include St. Moritz, Pontresina, Silvaplana, Schuls, and Samaden, chief town of the Upper Engadine. The Swiss National Park (53 sq mi/137 sq km; est. 1909), in the Lower Engadine, is a wildlife sanctuary.

Engadine

the upper part of the valley of the River Inn in Switzerland, in Graub?nden canton: tourist and winter sports centre
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The morning's activity means I swerve the salads and relax with a meal more suited to a freezing day on the slopes - a huge plate of local Engadine sausage and fries and two glasses of red wine.
One constant in Vital's peregrinations is the Engadine. Every summer, and for part of the winter too, he returns to the small village of Sent.
St Moritz is a town in the Engadine valley in south-east Switzerland.
Experiences in Switzerland: Some of Paul's recommended regions include Engadine, Klosters, Laax, and Lenzerheide for a lot of beginner to moderate downhill trails.
The 'Beyond Imagination -- Experience Your Limits' offer is available from Dhs 12,949 ($3,525) per person and includes four nights' accommodation in a junior suite or suite, a three-day ski pass for the Upper Engadine, a skiing guide on two days, breakfast buffet at the Carlton Hotel, a four-course Carlton dinner every evening at the Romanoff Restaurant in addition to use of the 1,200 sq m luxury Carlton Spa, one Carlton massage per person, private butler service, drinks from the minibar, free high-speed internet access and the shuttle service from and to the St Moritz railway station or Samedan Airport.
And yes, you can't miss the desserts -- Swiss rolls; carrot cake from rgau, the carrot canton up north; rye bread mouse with blueberry sauce; and the nut cake from Engadine valley, which is famous for its playfield of the rich and famous, St Moritz.
In the Lombardy region, surrounded by the Stelvio and Engadine National Parks in the Italian Alps.
It will be easy to overdo the mains, but you will be sorry if you don't leave room for dessert - the offerings include authentic French specialties such as Bugnes with orange blossom, Engadine tart and Savarins, that aren't that commonly available.
As part of its OSWISS TraditionsO culinary concept, the airline will be offering Business Class guests food to mark the local OChalandamarzO custom on European flights; and for the latest chapter of its award-winning OSWISS Taste of SwitzerlandO program, long-haul First and Business Class travellers will enjoy the Engadine creations of top chef Martin Gschel from the Hotel Paradies in Ftan from early March onwards.
The study suggested that grazing Engadine sheep on the affected pastures would slow the alder's spread.
The regional tourist office in the Upper Engadine valley has announced that it has developed a programme that will be used to coach warmth and affability.
It is solar powered and generates enough electricity to export back to the grid and is perfect for a glorious view across St Moritz and down the Engadine Valley.