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Tirano to St. Moritz: Bernina Red Train Return Day-Ticket

1. Tirano to St. Moritz: Bernina Red Train Return Day-Ticket

Travel on the Bernina Express, the red fairy-tale on rails, and experience the magical countryside of Valtellina. Depart from Tirano and admire spectacular scenery as you cross the Alps from the Valtellina vineyards to the glaciers of the Bernina Pass. Enjoy panoramic views from the train's large windows, which have been gazed out of for over 100 years. Sit back and relax during this fairy-tale journey as the beautiful alpine landscape flows by before your eyes. Feel free to leave the train at any station and hop on the next train when you want to continue your journey. Ride all the way from Tirano to St. Moritz and back again. You can choose an optional cablecar ride to the Diavolezza Refuge to admire the mountain scenery.

From Milan: Bernina Express with Panoramic Carriages

2. From Milan: Bernina Express with Panoramic Carriages

From up among sparkling glaciers and down to a land of palms, the Bernina Express offers a change of scene like no other. No other railway links north to south in such a wonderful manner on trains with glass-topped panoramic cars. In the morning, depart by bus from Milan Piazza della Repubblica to the cosmopolitan city of St. Moritz. Upon arrival, enjoy time at your disposal for a panoramic walk along the lake area, some shopping, or sweet-tasting in one of the delicious local pastry shops. In the afternoon, head over to the train station and get seated in one of the panoramic carriages on board the Bernina Express Train bound for Tirano. Experience one of life’s finest cultural and natural-world experiences on a train that traverses no fewer than 55 tunnels and 196 bridges, easily tackling inclines of up to 70 mm/m along the way. Admire the view as the train travels into the mountains. Gaze in awe at the panoramas of the Morteratsch Glacier and the world-famous Montebello Curve. Continue past the lakes of Lago Bianco e Laj Neir up to Alp Gruem. Arrive in Tirano before boarding a bus to make the return journey to Milan with a scheduled arrival in the late evening.

St. Moritz: Bernina & Mt Diavolezza Train & Cable Car Ticket

3. St. Moritz: Bernina & Mt Diavolezza Train & Cable Car Ticket

Cross the Alps in style as you ride the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Enjoy a comfortable journey in carriages with large panoramic windows which allow you to appreciate the beautiful scenery around you. Admire dramatic landscapes as the train winds through the mountains passing through 55 tunnels, over 196 bridges, and effortlessly makes its way up steep inclines. Board the Bernina Regio in St. Moritz and begin the train ride south. Pass by Pontresina then stop in Bernina Diavolezza. Marvel at the highest peaks of the Eastern Alps, including the Piz Bernina, and the Pers Glacier, a tributary of the Morteratsch Glacier. Head back to the train and gradually ascend through the valley to the Bernina Pass over Morteratsch station. Continue the journey to the Alp Grüm station and stop for a photo opportunity and to admire the beautiful views. After exciting hairpin turns the train continues along the Poschiavino river and passes Le Prese and Miralago on the shores of Lake Poschiavo. Finally, cross into Italy and disembark at the town of Tirano.

From Basel: Glacier Express Day Tour with Private Guide

4. From Basel: Glacier Express Day Tour with Private Guide

Meet your tour guide at a pre-arranged time in the lobby of your hotel. Your guide will transfer you to the train station in Basel, where you will board an intercity train. This will take you via Zürich and along Lake Zürich to the south east of Switzerland.  When you arrive in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland, you will have the opportunity for a short walk around, schedule times depending. Back at the train station, you will take your seat in the panoramic train. Pass through the famous Rhine gorge heading to Disentis, listening to audio comments on a headset. In Disentis, the train will start to climb to 2033m above sea level into a rough alpine landscape. After passing a lighthouse, the train will begin its descent on a steep track down to Andermatt, a village 1400m above sea level.  The train will stop in Andermatt for 15 minutes, which gives you the chance to stop, stretch your legs, and breathe in the fresh Swiss air. The journey will continue through the 15km long "Furka" base tunnel, constructed in 1982 to save travel time from Andermatt to Brig.  Your train will continue through the “Goms” valley in direction of Brig. This valley is known as a destination for summer hiking and winter sports. The time to Brig is approximately two hours. Once there, you will again have the opportunity to exit the train for a walk through the pedestrian zone and the palace "Stockalper".   Your guide will lead you to the right train in Brig, where you will board an intercity train. When your guide leaves you in Brig, they will hand over all necessary tickets and information to you so you can continue your journey back to your hotel. 

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What people are saying about Graubünden

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 19 reviews

The experience was very nice and the landscapes are breathtaking. We arrived in St. Moritz at 12 and at 14.48 we had the Bernina train, perhaps a little short time to eat and do things calmly, even if the city is not very big. The Bernina train is very beautiful up to Alpe Grunn then in fact the landscape is monotonous and I expected better from the helical viaduct, I probably did not appreciate it because the meadows were not yet green. Recommended

It was fabulous...tirano is a lovely town and the bernina express is easy to find. The scenery is mind blowing and the seating very comfortable. Make sure you bring food and water with you as we ended up getting off in St moritz and it was wonderful but expensive. Would highly recommend it. Also it's a very long day so books and earphones too

It was a great experience! The views were breathtaking! The train and the stops right on schedule. Would do it again if the opportunity came up. Highly recommended!

The Panoramic train is a thing on its own. The views are spectacular and the ride is awesome. Loved every single minute of it.

Confortable seats at the train. Duration of the trip from Tirano. Astonishing views.