Pontresina, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pontresina, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Pontresina, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Pontresina, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Pontresina, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pontresina, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pontresina, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pontresina, Switzerland by month

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January

In January, Pontresina is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Pontresina, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Pontresina is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Pontresina is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Pontresina is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Pontresina is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Pontresina can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Pontresina is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Pontresina, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Pontresina during August, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Pontresina during September, you may find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Pontresina is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Pontresina, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Pontresina can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Museum Alpin, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Pontresina, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pontresina.

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