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Chur overnight advice

We're taking the Bernina Express south and are considering staying the night in Chur in early October. After some research we're thinking that Chur may deserve a couple days so we can take the cableway up to the Brambruesch plateau for some easy hiking. A couple years ago while in Bolzano Italy we hiked on the Alpe di Siusi and uber Bozen and really enjoyed both. Any and all advice is greatly appreciated.

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w.raley,

I'm not sure whether hiking in higher elevations near Chur in early October will be a good option. It may be a bit cold up there! I wasn't hiking when I visited that area, but hopefully one of the others can provide some further information on that.

You may want to get a hotel close to the beautiful old town, as it's a great place to just wander around and explore. Have you booked a hotel yet? This may provide a few ideas - https://chur.graubuenden.ch/en .

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Thanks Ken, I am also concerned about the weather in October and we haven't made a hotel reservation yet in Chur as we are trying to determine if we should just spend one night to catch the Bernina the next morning or a couple more so we can explore the town and surroundings. Any additional information about the Chur area is greatly appreciated.