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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes

Switzerland
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Swiss timing with Italian flavours. A great trip

We had done a bit of research on things in the area and we were working out how to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim L
Bernina Express travel report card

We did our trip Milan to St Moritz on our own , thanks for the inputs from kazataza. We started at... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Kavoor
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Mangalore, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had done a bit of research on things in the area and we were working out how to visit Switzerland when we came across this. We booked on line and received our tickets, you are supposed to print them out, but we didn't have...More

Thank Kim L
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We did our trip Milan to St Moritz on our own , thanks for the inputs from kazataza. We started at 6 am from room to Milan centrale , Missed 1st Train to Tirano at 6:30 caught next train at 7:20 am reached 9:40 ....More

3  Thank Kavoor
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

WOW! That sums up the views along the route. Amazing scenery. Panoramic carriage is a must. We paid extra for the reserved seats but you don't know which way you are facing until you get on the train. We were facing backwards but spoke to...More

1  Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have experienced the Bernina Express and the scheduled train service and much prefer the latter. Why, less passengers, the windows go down for fresh air and good photography, the express has no wind down windows and they reflect back in the camera. There was...More

Thank horwood_20
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Fantastic train trip from Tirano Italy up through the Alps and down into Switzerland. Views were magnificent, we chose the First Class section which has the panoramic windows and well worth the extra cost. There were superb green valleys and hillsides with bright blue &...More

Thank Oldgrumblebum
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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This train line is indeed beautiful. We took the local trains instead of the Bernina express so that we could hop on/hop off at the different stations. The station that I recommend to get off for the spectacular photos opportunity is Alp Grum station. You'll...More

1  Thank Food_passion_Kae
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is a must if you are in the area. The train climbs to the dizzy heights of 2253 meters going through beautiful country side reaching the snow covered mountain tops. There are great views on the train with large glass windows so no disappointment...More

2  Thank bunkersbistro
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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This steep, scenic railway trip goes from Tirano to St. Moritz through wonderful countryside. The cars are comfortable and they have oversize windows for sightseeing. The elevation change is approximately 1800 meters, and you go past 3 glaciers. At St. Moritz the small lake is...More

Thank funseeker003
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

I did the Albula/Bernina express. I wanted to understand how come that the railway is considered the World's heritage. Albula and Bernina railways are parts of the Rhaetian railway and is a UNESCO Heritage that moves! A single track railway passes through 55 tunnels and...More

Thank Svitlana Z
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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I took the 9:00 Regio train from Tirano for a 4 hour spectacular train journey to Chur. Via the Buriso spiral viaduct, lakes, green medows, small towns to Bernina pass 2250m. Down to Pontresina where I had to change for the 6 min ride to...More

1  Thank Rien A
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