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Morenturm Zernez

Lookout tower · Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair · 1,475 m
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Medieval residential tower with high entrance and newer tent roof.
Probably the ancestral home of the Mor family in the middle of the 13th century. In the 17th century, converted by the municipality as a prison and storehouse for money, ammunition and writings. From the 20th century private residence.
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Update: January 11, 2021

Public transport

  • Zernez: RHB direction Upper and Lower Engadine, via Vereina to Landquart or Postbus line via Val Müstair to Mals/Italy

Getting there

  • From Chur / Zurich / St. Margrethen / Germany - via exit Landquart - Prättigau - Klosters - Flüela Pass (summer)

Parking

  • Private parking space on property/courtyard
  • Public parking space

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'803'276E 1'175'291N
DD
46.697837, 10.096875
DMS
46°41'52.2"N 10°05'48.8"E
UTM
32T 583859 5172171
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