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From Milan: Bernina Express with Panoramic Carriages

4.7 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: FRIGERIO VIAGGI

From Milan: Bernina Express with Panoramic Carriages

Activity provider: FRIGERIO VIAGGI

From US$ 134.52 per person

Ride the Bernina Express along the Rhaetian Railway UNESCO World Heritage route from St. Moritz to Tirano. Ascend the imposing Bernina Massif and Morteratsch Glacier before descending into the sun-drenched Poschiavo valley from a panoramic carriage.

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Duration 10 - 13 hours
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Italian, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride the Bernina Express, the famous Rhaetian railway
  • Take the scenic bus journey from Milan to St. Moritz
  • Enjoy the company of an English-speaking assistant onboard
  • Benefit from access to exclusive and guaranteed panoramic carriages
Full description

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.

Includes
  • Travel by bus from Milan to St. Moritz
  • English-speaking assistant on board
  • Bernina Express train ticket from St. Moritz to Tirano
  • Guaranteed panoramic carriages for reservations within 7 days of the departure date
  • Travel by bus from Tirano to Milan
  • Meals
  • Any other services not mentioned
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

Piazza della Repubblica, 5, 20121 Milano MI, Italia, at the corner with via Turati opposite the newspaper kiosk

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure
  • Necessary Identity Card valid for expatriation or Passport (with visa if necessary - check with the Swiss consulate)
  • Timings might change according to logistic needs or traffic conditions
  • This tour needs to be booked at least 48 hours before departure
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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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

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March 13, 2022

Thanks to Laura and Bruno we had the best experience in Italy. We enjoyed this little trip very much, we felt special because they took care of us and gave us all their attention during the trip. We highly recommend to anyone who wants to visit Italy and we will definitely come back again.

November 12, 2021

Unforgettable! what an amazing trip! worth every penny! Super practical, easy meeting location. We went by van to st. Moritz, on the way we stopped on the road for a coffee, super delicious. We stopped at a waterfall for photos, beautiful. Going up to Sta. Moritz, it started to snow! What a wonderful experience! We had 2 hours free, taking pictures in the snow... We got off by train from st. moritz to Tyrant. Beautiful trip!! The van was already waiting for us and we returned to Milan. I highly recommend it!!

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February 12, 2020

Product ID: 228559