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Giants' Pots

This was one lucky find! This garden is located in Cavaglia, near Poschiavo, and one can reach it... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Cork, Ireland
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Glacial Potholes! Almost Icelandic

The walk through this site is quite different to most walks you can undertake. If the indicators... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 Aug 2017
“Giants' Pots”
20 Oct 2016
“Glacial Potholes! Almost Icelandic”
Cantone dei Grigioni Svizzera, Poschiavo 7742, Switzerland
+41 81 844 05 95
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was one lucky find! This garden is located in Cavaglia, near Poschiavo, and one can reach it by car (be aware that the road is narrow and winding) or by train, with the Bernina Express. The train station is just 50 meters away from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Texis_CH
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The walk through this site is quite different to most walks you can undertake. If the indicators are followed nothing will be missed by those attending.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stunning and free attraction, really worth paying a visit. If you go why small children, the initial hike may be a bit tiring as you go uphill but it's just for one minute or two.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Za036
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was a nice little add-on to our trip, as it is next to the train station where we were picked up by friends. I'm not sure I'd make a separate trip just to go there, but it was a great little hike up and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Well organiced, and with signs that tell the story of the Marmites. Interesting to see the power of nature. They have made a great effort to dig them out and show them in the best way.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Lena G
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This geologically very interesting park is a 5-10 minute walk from the Cavaglia train station on the Bernina line from St. Moritz to Tirano. Very difficult to reach by car (it is not even mentioned on Google maps) but easy from the train. About 20...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank AKHCERN
Reviewed 2 October 2014

About twenty glacier pots are open and accessible from the alp Cavaglia. There is a safe walk post signed just follow the signs and you will see all the pots. There must be much more but it is not foreseen to open them yet. The...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank pore
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Very unusual formations, great overlooking platforms, can also climb down ladders into them! Take the local train there and hike back down the mountain to Poschiavo afterwards ,

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank KJC104
Reviewed 21 October 2011

From the Cavaglia railway station of the Bernina railway walk ahead to the little road with the advertisements and turn left there. About 500 meters from the railway station there is the entrance to the giant pots. The path is signed. It is more or...More

Date of experience: September 2011
3  Thank pore
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