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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.

Reviews (1,294)
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Red train to St. Moritz

We got the travel agent coach from Milan. Red train from Tirana to St. Moritz. Well worth the trip. Although out of season, St. Moritz has all shops closed and lacks the atmosphere of an in season visit.

Thank PiratesofCroydon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Turned out pretty good

As per the previous comments there is a lot of time spent travelling on the bus. When we finally got to Tirano we were told the train wasn’t going to St. Moritz and was only going part of the way (due to the bad weather)....More

1  Thank 502larryf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Disappointed. St. Moritz closed in October. Lots of wasting time. Buy your own ticket for just the Bernina Exp.

I was so excited for this tour, but it was a disappointment. The only part worth doing was the actual Bernina Express Train, so I would recommend getting your own train tickets to Tirano, then get on the Bernina Express and back to Milan. Started...More

3  Thank MiloRooney
Zani Viaggi V, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Zani Viaggi Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Milo, I am glad you enjoyed the tour on the Bernina Express. They main reason of the tour is making possibile to people staying in Milan to enjoy this amazing train which departure is locate 200 km from Milan. Unfortunately, our company cannot be...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing Views and St. Moritz

This was a very long day but so worth it! You have to meet early in Milan! The one complaint I had is we were to be on the English speaking tour and when we got there, there were too many people so they put...More

1  Thank Wendy32413
Reviewed 3 October 2018
Stunning landscapes.

As per other reviews - did not appreciate getting pushed into paying for pre-reserved lunch offered on the bus before arrival in Tirano. Found it expensive and not worth it. Plenty of other options you'd probably enjoy much more, so don't be pushed into it....More

3  Thank Jerome M
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