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Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan

Highlights
  • Journey along the UNESCO-listed Bernina Express route
  • Spectacular views of Northern Italy, Swiss Alps, and St Moritz pass
  • Hassle-free trip: Save time on a round-trip day tour with transfers included
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Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan
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Overview
The Bernina Express between Switzerland and Italy is one of Europe’s most spectacular train journeys and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour whisks you across the route in one day, with everything planned ahead of time, including a coach ride to Tirano, a ride on the Bernina Express railway to St Moritz in Switzerland, free time in the Swiss resort town, and a return to Milan by coach.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in central Milan and set out on the journey to Tirano on air-conditioned coach. Soak up the scenery as you head north into the foothills of the Alps, and enjoy free time to explore Tirano.

Next, step aboard the red-painted train carriages of the Bernina Express and enjoy unbeatable views from panoramic windows. The around 2.5-hour train ride takes in one of the most impressive sections of the Bernina route, including views of Lake Como, the spiral viaduct of Brusio, and the mountains of the Bernina Pass. As you cross into Switzerland, pass snow-covered peaks, wild gorges, and Swiss Alps, before stopping at the ski resort of St Moritz.

In St Moritz, enjoy lunch (own expense), admire the alpine scenery, or stroll the historic town and browse for souvenirs.

After meeting with your guide, return to Milan by coach, where your tour ends at the departure point.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
SCENERY

The journey is well worthwhile. Although it was raining the day we travelled on the Bernina Express, it was still beautiful scenery. My only negative comment would be we were seated near a luggage storage rack, which you would not expect on this journey. They...More

Thank Connector814999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Exquisite scenery

We took the Swiss Alps Bernina Express tour and lived most of it. The scenery from the beginning of the trip to the end was spectacular. The negatives of the trip were the bus ride - yes it was long which we knew but the...More

1  Thank TinaAverillPark_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago
Swiss Alps Bernini Express Rail Tour from Milan

Wonderful tour from Milan. Exquisite country drive and views on the tour bus. The rail ride was fantastic. Going up the mountain and over the ride was so smooth and quiet. The views are incredible. This tour was the highlight of our trip. Be advised,...More

Thank Teri T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Experience of a lifetime

I love trains but this day trip to Switzerland on the Bernina Express was something special! The coach ride from Milan to Tirano Italy was well coordinated, comfortable, and informative. We had lunch at a very nice restaurant before boarding the train. The area was...More

3  Thank Astrid R
Reviewed 31 July 2018
Breathtaking view of Glaciers and Frozen lakes

Booked this tour through Viator and tour operator was Zani Viaggi. This is a long 13 hours tour- first three hours by coach to Torino and then 2:15 hrs by Train through Swiss Alpes. Went in March end and luckily weather was very nice bright...More

8  Thank VIKASM75
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Rebecca R
20 September 2018|
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Response from holidayaddict51 | Reviewed this property |
We took passports as advised and the guide on the coach looked at them. After that no-one checked
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Mary S
10 September 2018|
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Response from lewis348 | Reviewed this property |
I think that's quite straightforward. Buy a single ticket from Tirano to St Moritz, spend as long as you want there, then buy a single ticket for your return to Tirano. No need to book in advance (although this is possible... More
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