Art & Culture
Tradition and Customs in Lenzerheide
Museums, Castles and Churches
Did you know that Graubünden used to consist of individual «Bünden»? The mountain ruins of Belfort, the museum of the Barons of Vaz and the local museum of Zorten tell you about this period. They and the many historic churches give you an insight into the life of earlier generations.
Capuchin fathers worked in the old rectory in Zorten from 1663 to 1933. Now you can reach the Vaz/Obervaz Museum there.
How did people live in the past? How did the holiday region of Lenzerheide come into being? Here you can learn all about tourism, sports and traditions of the community.
Art by well-known national and/or local artists is on display in the Sala Parpan gallery. A separate exhibition is dedicated to the works of the Parisian artist Ferdinand Parpan.
The place for fashion, sport and contemporary art. The Pesko Gallery offers many national and international artists a platform for their works.
Galerie Pesko, Plaz da Posta, 7078 Lenzerheide
T +41 81 385 10 14
Cultural routes – in the footsteps of time
In the Lenzerheide holiday region, churches, castles and other cultural treasures bear witness to early trade over the Alpine passes. The historic route of the Upper Road ran from Chur via Lenzerheide to Tiefencastel and from there over the Septimer to Chiavenna. Learn more about the culture of the region on the cultural and chapel trails of the region, or the long-distance hiking trail «Via Sett».
Cultural Trail «Voia Culturala»
From Vazerol to Brienz/Brinzauls
Between Vazerol and the ruins of Belfort Castle, you can explore the new cultural trail «Voia Culturala». On information boards, it tells you vivid details about the culture and history of the region.
From Chur via Lenzerheide to Chiavenna
The Septimerpass is the centrepiece of the culture and long-distance hiking trail. In Roman times, it was considered one of the most important Alpine crossings. The long-distance hiking trail Via Sett leads completely along the historic route: from Chur via Oberen Strasse over Lenzerheide to Tiefencastel and via Septimer to Chiavenna.
More cultural trails, more adventures
Writing new stories on old tracks
The tour portal is your window to history. Follow in the footsteps of the Baron of Vaz. Or enjoy the view of Chur and the Chur Rhine Valley on the Roman connecting path over the Churer Joch. The Eggatobel bridge leads you onto the Julier and Septimer routes.