Do you remember our trip to Tarasp? After the castle excursion we drove to Samnau which is about 1 hour drive from Tarasp. We were planning to stay there for one night and then head back to Davos. When we finally arrived at the hotel, we were tired and hungry. We had a nice meal at the hotel's restaurant and went to bed.

We left Samnau early in the morning after our homemade breakfast. We could have spent more time in that area but, it was way too cold and there was not much to do there anyway as the winter season wasn't opened yet. We wanted to spend more time in Davos instead. We will return to Samnau in the summer season as there seem to be many exciting hiking trails.

We decided to cross the Flüela Pass to get back to Davos and today I will show you my photo report from this high mountain pass. We didn't do much hiking as it seems that my leg hurts more when it's cold but the landscape there is breathtaking and you don't need to walk much to enjoy it.

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Flüela Pass

Flüela Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2383 meters above the sea level. It is located in the canton Graubünden. The road connects the cities of Davos and Susch and it is the most challenging and exciting road that I've ever experienced.

The road is not open all year round due to the avalanche danger. There was not much snow yet, so the road was open 24 hours a day. The pass is usually only open in the evening and during nights as the avalanche danger is low when the sun doesn't shine on the hills.

This is not the only way to get from Davos to Susch (or the other way around). There is a Vereina railway tunnel which operates every day of the year. The train will transport you and your car in about 20 minutes through the tunnel. It is much more comfortable than driving through the Flüela Pass but you will lose the chance to admire all those breathtaking views. If I would ever drive in that direction again, I would definitely drive through the Flüela Pass again. It is worth it!

You should be a good driver to feel comfortable driving there. The road climbs and descends many times and there are too many winding curves and serpentine combinations. Luckily there are many places on the way where you can pull over your car and enjoy the views of the Albula Alps and the Silvretta Alps. Be ready for strong wind and temperature below 0.

What you will see there is impossible to capture on camera, and impossible to describe in words.

Enjoy the photos (I did my best to capture this magnificent icy wonderland😊)

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I hope you have enjoyed crossing the Flüela pass today.

Thank you for reading,

Cheers,
Martina

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