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"Sta.Maria in Pontresina" Top 5 Page for this destination Switzerland Off The Beaten Path Tip by globetrott

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  Sta.Maria in Pontresina
by globetrott
 
  • Sta.Maria in Pontresina - Switzerland
      Sta.Maria in Pontresina
    by globetrott
  • Sta.Maria in Pontresina - Switzerland
      Sta.Maria in Pontresina
    by globetrott
  • Sta.Maria in Pontresina - Switzerland
      Sta.Maria in Pontresina
    by globetrott
  • Sta.Maria in Pontresina - Switzerland
      Sta.Maria in Pontresina
    by globetrott
  • Sta.Maria in Pontresina - Switzerland
      Sta.Maria in Pontresina
    by globetrott
 

The tiny church of Sta.Maria in Pontresina dates back to the 13th century and inside it has some very interesting frescos in byzantinian style. Unfortunately I had been there at a time, when it was closed, but it looks interesting also from outside, including the cemetery around of it. Check the openingtimes below !
Sta Maria chapel in Pontresina is in the upperpart of the village, you can drive there on a narrow and steap road and will find a few parkinglots up there, but it is certainly better to walk there.

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The interior of Sta. Maria is open for visitors:
June 5th-26th :Mon, Wed & Fri 03.30 - 05.30pm
and June 29th till October 16th
Monday-Fridays : 03.30 - 05.30pm
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guided tours every thursday 05.00pm
from June 10 till October 7th
and every Friday in July and August

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  • Updated Jan 6, 2010
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