From $3379 per person* 8 Days 7 Nights
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.
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.
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.
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
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