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Address: Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 81 288 65 65
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Description: One of the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express...
One of the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps: the Bernina Express from Chur/Davos to Tirano (via St. Moritz) links up regions with different languages and cultures. This is not a rack railway and the train winds its way gently through splendid scenery. One of the highlights is the panoramic journey through the UNESCO World Heritage RhB. On the highest railway across the Alps, the Bernina Express climbs up to the glistening glaciers before descending to the palms of Italy far below. This rail link between Northern and Southern Europe builds bridges between regions with different languages and cultures.
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Awesome Winter Ride

I liked that the window on the train can be half open from the top. Seats are rather closed to the opposite row

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I liked that the window on the train can be half open from the top. Seats are rather closed to the opposite row

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Absolutely brilliant! We did this tour in December and at this time of the year, you just get to see the snow-capped mountains and views of half-frozen lakes. It was magnificent. The only thing I wished was for a little more time in St Moritz. This felt a bit rushed but the Bernina train ride up there was magical. No... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

As a party of 6 travelling to Switzerland (from Milan) we had booked the Bernina express. We were a little confused about the arrangements but Swiss organization made sure we had a smooth trip. This trip is a two part trip. Firstly we travelled by Bus from Lugano to Tirano. We then switched to a train for journey from Tirano... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was a 10 day holiday into Switzerland via the Glacier express, all arranged and escorted by Great Rail Journeys. The cost of the trip was expensive but promised First class rail travel and 4 star hotels. Unfortunately the train travel and all but the one hotel in Zermatt failed to live up to expectations. the Holiday consisted of 9/10... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful train ride from St Moritz to Tirano! Spectacular views and the train loop nearing Tirano is rather spectacular. Every photo shoot will be marvellous and spectacular. Fully recommend travelling on the Bernina Express and the Glacier Express when in Switzerland!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a spectacular trip through the Swiss Alps. We travelled on a clear day and were impressed not only by the amazing views up through the mountains but also the engineering of the railway and commentary along the way. There was a bar which served snacks and hot drinks too - though a little pricey. The staff on the... More 

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Took the Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano, Italy. Made a fun day. Views from train were spectacular. Could get off at a stop or two for photos or snacks. Walked around Tirano a bit and had lunch there. Nice place to spend a few hours. We were traveling off-season and the train was not crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We did the trip after a lot of planning. We caught the morning train from Zurich and got on Bernina express from Chur. Since we had been to other alps resorts, the initial part felt like any other swiss journey. But as the journey progressed, it became more scenic and at the top of Bernina pass, it was beautiful. We... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

This trip was arranged by Riviera Travel as part of our holiday. We were certainly looking forward to it and we were not disappointed. We travelled from Tirano to St Moritz. The views and scenery were stunning and you do get to see more than you do from a car or coach. Unfortunately at the highest levels there was mist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This trip was truly amazing. I had watched the online videos and seen photos, but nothing does the trip justice. You must experience this trip yourself to experience the beauty of this part of the world. I rate this as one of the best experiences of my life.

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Address: Address: Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 81 288 65 65
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps

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