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“Couldn't be better.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bernina Express

Bernina Express
Switzerland
+41 81 288 65 65
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Ranked #4 of 332 Activities in Swiss Alps
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: 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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“Couldn't be better.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We started our journey from Chur.
Simply marvellous scenery started to unfold within ten minutes.
The highest alps,magnificent:plenty of pastoral delights but also the majestic splendour of glaciers and high peaks.
The service on board was fabulous ,thanks to a lovely train manager;on duty 9/9/13 at 8.30 from Chur.
We traveled to Tirano.......excellent lunch at Italian prices!

Visited September 2013
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“Views are amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Sit back and enjoy this train ride. The views are amazing. From left to right, you will not be let down. We had a 2nd class ticket and i was happy with that. open the window and stick your head out with your camera and snap away. just look put for the tunnels. We got off at st moritz.

Visited September 2013
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“Amazing train journey.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We did this 90min train journey from Italy to Switzerland with a group on a Shearings tour. It was amazing from getting on to getting off. It travels through some breathtaking scenery with views all around as it twists and turns. There is an open air viewing carriage where you can take some wonderful photos. At the highest point you see snow capped peaks, pine covered slopes and cable cars. It really takes your breath away. Would highly recommend this to anyone.

Visited September 2013
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“Bernina Express”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

What a magical journey we had from Tirano to Chur. The Swiss Alps are breathtaking. It was my birthday and the staff came into the carriage and presented me with a bottle of wine. What a wonderful touch. There was snow on the peaks, it was a lovely clear day.

Visited July 2013
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“Valerie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We took The Berinina Line, the highest-altitude railway, across the Swiss Alps from the glaciers of the Bernina pass to Tirano. The scenery was breathtaking from peaks, glaciers and beautiful mountain valleys.
The "Bernina Express" is classed as one of the ten greatest train journeys to take in a life time
and I agree, a trip not to be missed.

Visited August 2013
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