Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan

Day Trips & Excursions in Switzerland

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Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland's alpine delight. This train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – through the Bernina Pass to the exclusive resort of St Moritz at the ‘Top of the World.’ Enjoy a round-trip scenic coach trip and ride a bright red rail car, passing unrivaled landscapes amid the towering peaks of the Swiss Alps, including time to spend in charming Tirano and St Mortiz.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Zani Viaggi Day Tours, Milan, LombardyDeparture from Zani Viaggi, Milan Visitor Center in MilanoPass By: Brusio Spiral Viaduct, Brusio, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss AlpsYour journey continues 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.The 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 Express, 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 hourStop At: Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, Tirano, Province of Sondrio, LombardyYour journey starts amid the palms of Tirano, northern Italy. You will visit the church of Madonna of Tirano, one of the most beautiful churches in the region of Valtellina.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • The tour may be bilingual. Please check at reservation.
  • Bernina train ticket (2nd class)
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Led by a local guide
  • Rail Tour
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