Senda Segantini (Route Nr. 25)
This unique four-day hike with luggage transport follows in the footsteps of the italian painter Giovanni Segantini, the great master of naturalistic symbolism.
Segantini lived in Savognin from 1886 to 1894. The family then moved to Maloja, in the Upper Engadin valley, where he lived and worked on the Schafsberg above Pontresina until his death. On yur hiking trip you will learn more about the life and work of this gifted artist.
This route is also recommended because of the many natural beauties. The start through the Sursés, the high plateau of Alp Flix, one of the most important high moors in Europe, is followed by the impressive crossings over the Septimer and Lunghin Passes into the picturesque Engadin Valley. From Maloja you continue to Pontresina. The last day of the route follows a strenuous ascent to the Segantini hut, the place where Giovanni Segantini died. The view over the Engadin valley with its lakes is rewarding and will not be forgotten.
Thanks to the daily Postbus connections, your luggage will be delivered to you.
If you wand to learn more about Giovanni Segantini you should also include the Sentiero Segantini (a two-hour walk in Maloja) and the Segantini Museum in St. Moritz in your itinerary.
Of course, you can extend your stay at any of the stage locations.Show Offer