Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan

Day Trips & Excursions in Switzerland

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Take a ride on the Bernina Express, the iconic red Swiss mountain train, along one of the world’s most spectacular railway routes, an UNESCO world heritage site.Travel across the Swiss Alps along the Bernina Pass to the exclusive resort of St. Moritz; the 'Top of the World' then enjoy free time to explore the glamorous mountain town before your return to Milan.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bernina Express, Tirano, Province of Sondrio, LombardyYour journey starts amid the palms of Tirano, northern Italy, taking you over the spiraling Brusio viaduct and through the Bernina Pass (2253 meters above the sea level) into the Engadin Valley before arriving at St. Moritz. Along the way you'll pass wild gorges and icy glaciers, cross soaring bridges and shoot through loop tunnels.This north-south Alpine crossing offers breathtaking views and stunning scenery as you travel over boldly curved viaducts and through winding tunnels.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Brusio Spiral Viaduct, Brusio, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss AlpsThe view goes around while the train winds up to the heights of the famous circular viaduct of Brusio,with a 90-degree curve.Pass By: Bernina Pass, Poschiavo, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss AlpsThe station "Ospizio Bernina" lies at 2253 m a.s.l., making it the highest-altitude station on the Rhaetian Railway. From the train you will se the Alp Grum, the Palu Glacier and the Lake Palu.Stop At: Lake St. Moritz, St. Moritz, Engadin St. Moritz, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss AlpsAfter the train journey you will visit the exclusive resort of St. Moritz, stopping at Swizerland’s best chocolate house and enjoy free time to explore the ‘Top of the World’ before returning to Milan by air-conditioned coach.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup
  • Bernina train ticket (2nd class)
  • Entry/Admission - Bernina Express

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Rail Tour
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Hotel pickup included
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