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Switzerland Winter Wonderland


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Experience winter in Switzerland : frozen lakes thrilling peaks independent rail journeys Enjoy the delicious food and interesting history of St. Moritz. Take the Bernina Express to Tirano in the neighbouring country Italy. A winter walk across the frozen lakes of Maloja, Sils and Silvaplana is a breath-taking experience. Travel to the spa town of Scuol, historic Chur or walk in the valleys of St. Moritz.

What's Included:

  • 7 NIGHTS at Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, St. Moritz in a Standard Room
  • 2nd class rail transfers
  • Buffet breakfast & 4 course dinner daily
  • 5 DAY Graubünden regional pass
  • Bernina Express Excursion

About the Rail Journey

The Bernina Express is a direct train from Chur to Tirano in Italy. It crosses the beautiful canton of Graubünden from the north to the south. Chur to Tirano is the classic route, but in Summer there are more options: there is a Bernina Express from Davos and St. Moritz as well. All trains have in common that they cross the Bernina Pass and end in Tirano.

The journey from Chur takes about 4 hours. From Davos it takes 15 minutes less. The route from St. Moritz is shorter, about 2,5 hours, and does not include the north of Graubünden.

The Bernina Express route is an impressive piece of railway engineering: the train reaches an altitude of 2253 m, even higher than the Glacier Express, and without the help of cogwheel track. It requires lots of spiral loops, 55 tunnels and 196 bridges to accomplish this.

Section 1: Chur to Pontresina

The first section overlaps with section 4 of the Glacier Express route. The Bernina Express departs from Chur and first heads for Reichenau. There it bends to the south, towards Thusis and Tiefencastel. This Domleschg valley is know for its many ruins and castles.

Other Details:

Valid for travel: 6 December 2019 - 19 December 2019, 20 December 2019 - 4 January 2020, 5 January 2020 - 4 April 2020

Deal Ends: 30 March 2020, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Upgrade to 1st class rail travel from $186* per person Add on an extra $2454* per person, twin share for travel 20 Dec 19 - 4 Jan 20 and $298* per person, twin share for travel 5 Jan - 4 Apr 2020

Tour Plan


Day 1: Arrival in Switzerland – St. Moritz

Arrive in Switzerland; onward by rail via Chur. Check in at the hotel and enjoy a 4-course dinner. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (D)


Day 2: St. Moritz

Enjoy a breakfast at your hotel. Your first full day in St. Moritz is at leisure. Explore the town or indulge in the hotel’s top floor spa, with panoramic views over St. Moritz and the surrounding areas. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (B,D)


Day 3: Bernina Express

Breakfast at your hotel. Your included Graubünden Regional Pass lets you travel from St. Moritz to Tirano (Italy) on the magnificent Bernina Express. Ascend the spectacular Bernina Pass to more than 2,250m passing snow covered lakes and glaciers along the way, over circular viaducts and through winding tunnels on the way to the Italian border town of Tirano. Seats are reserved for you on this journey. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (B,D)


Day 4: Winter Walking

Breakfast at your hotel. The Engadin St. Moritz region is renowned for the extraordinary beauty of its lake-strewn plateau. A winter walk across the frozen lakes of Maloja, Sils and Silvaplana is a breath-taking experience. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (B,D)


Day 5: St. Moritz

Breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of the hotel’s wellness area with panoramic view and the included discount voucher for beauty treatments or massage. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (B,D)


Day 6 & 7: St. Mortiz

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore with your included Graubünden Pass – enjoy a day out to the Spa town of Scuol. Travel to historic Chur or walk in the valleys around St. Moritz – each as beautiful as the next. Overnight: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol (B,D)


Day 8: Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. Depart St.Mortiz - rail transfer to the Zürich airport or continue your holiday in Switzerland. (B

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