Take a ride on the Bernina Express, one of the most scenic railway routes in Switzerland. It’s also officially the steepest railway journey in the world! Depart from the picturesque Mediterranean town of Tirano, Italy and climb all the way to St. Moritz.
What to Expect
Spend a full-day traveling to St. Moritz on this exciting rail journey! The Bernina Express is one of Switzerland's most scenic railways, climbing more than 1,800 meters, making it the steepest railway journey in the world.
Round-trip transfer from Milan is included in the tour. Your rail journey begins in Tirano, Italy, and takes you all the way to the world-renowned Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz. Tirano is a picturesque Mediterranean town in a mountain setting dotted with palms and oleanders.
The train ride will take you from an altitude of 429 meters up to 1,829 meters! You’ll cross the spiraling viaduct at Brusio and the Bernina Pass to the alpine valley known as the Engadin.
On this 2 hour 30 minute journey you’ll marvel at the scenery of the Alps. UNESCO named the Bernina Express route a world heritage site. You’ll see monumental glaciers, cross steep gorges, and pass through tunnels under some of the area’s most massive mountains.
In St. Moritz you’ll have time to explore Switzerland's most famous mountain resort before the return journey to Milan.
- Bernina Express ticket (2nd class)
- Professional tour guide
- Round-trip transportation from Milan in air-conditioned mini-van
What's Not Included
- Hotel pick-up
- Food and drinks
The tour departs from Zani Viaggi - Milan Visitor Center: Largo Cairoli / via Cusani, Milan, MM1 Cairoli
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Know Before You Go
A valid passport is required on the date of travel.
You must obtain any visa that may be required prior to the border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Please note that Switzerland is part of the Schengen agreement and visas to the EU are usually sufficient to enter Switzerland.