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Bernina Express

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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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An ascent, almost to heaven, fabulous views

Visited as part of a summer holiday in Northern Italy, and travelled on the Express from Tirano to San Moritz. The first part of the journey from Tirano to La Prese is my... read more

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited as part of a summer holiday in Northern Italy, and travelled on the Express from Tirano to San Moritz. The first part of the journey from Tirano to La Prese is my favourite part of this spectacular journey. Everyone has the windows open and the cameras never seem to stop. I am content to sit and look and quietly... More 

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grenoble
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

ab fab with nice weather! a long ascent and a vertiginous descent into italy, a panoramic car, a stop at the top to take pics at 2200M..with views of glaciers , lakes, cascades!..good service, explanations in english, german, italian reserve your window seats and try not to let some rude travellers take them as it happened to us.;the ticket controller... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled from Davos to Tirano on the Bernina Express as part of a Railway based holiday. A stunning journey with spiral tunnels, loops, viaducts and bridges. Modern carriages with panoramic windows, one did not know which way to look as there was so much to see. Mountains, Valleys, Glaciers, flower meadows and rivers. The highlight of the journey a stop... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bernina express brings you stunning views! The vibrant red colour train contrast perfect to the lush green mountains with Snow White tips. Must do rail experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A day trip to St Moritz via the Bernina Express from Tirano was the undoubted highlight of our 'Great Rail Journeys' holiday in nearby Lake Como and as 'great rail journeys' go this takes some beating. There are just so many amazing things to see on this journey - starting with the Brusio circular viaduct, Lake Poschiavo and through stunning... More 

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Ranchi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best train ride through snow, forest, lake etc. The loops are spectacular and the journey through very picturesque locations. A MUST if you are visiting the Alps area. The small Italian town of Tirano at the end is a bonus.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lovely train runs through the most stunning countryside. Mountains, fields, villages, streams, waterfalls, lakes are all there. A once in a lifetime experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family of 4 (kids ages 10 and 13) all loved our day on the Bernina Express. We took the train from Tirano to St. Moritz and back in the same day. It was a wonderful day trip. The train is so nice and the views are spectacular. I thought the kids might get bored with so many hours on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading some of the reviews of the Bernia Express, I was really looking forward to this train trip and was slightly disappointed. We went from Davos to Tirano, in 1st class in July. Don’t get me wrong, it is a very scenic train ride, it just wasn’t as comfortable as I had expected. I do think there are external... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the route from Chur to Lugano. It is a UNESCO world heritage site on wheels. The scenery is almost beyond what words can adequetally put into words. You pass interesting towns and cities, majestic mountains, waterfalls, rock formations, bridges, tunnels, and concrete structures. The passenger cars have extra large windows. Every window has a good view, although from... More 

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