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Bernina Express

From glaciers to palm trees.

Chur.

Welcome to the Alpine city.

Switzerland’s oldest city charms visitors with its fine mountain setting, twisting alleys and historic buildings. Numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries in the largely traffic-free Old Town create a Mediterranean-style atmosphere.

Heidiland.

The home of the famous Swiss fictional character.

The fascinating Rhine Gorge world of the Ruinaulta is located not far from Bonaduz. It is one of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in the Alps.

More about the Swiss Rhine Gorge
Domleschg region

Domleschg region

The lush Domleschg stretches 10km from Rothenbrunnen to Sils. Nowhere else in Switzerland has so many castles and palaces in such a small area.

UNESCO World Heritage: Albula/Bernina.

A feat of railway engineering.

The 130km Albula / Bernina railway line is the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage listing and one of the world's most spectacular journeys. Train lovers rave about the stretch between Thusis und Poschiavo, which takes in dramatic mountain scenery and the famous curve of the Landwasser Viaduct.

Montebello Curve and Morteratsch Glacier

Montebello Curve and Morteratsch Glacier

The Montebello Curve has a minimum radius of 45m. The 180-degree curve gives train passengers a tremendous view of the Morteratsch Glacier. It's one of the most-photographed highlights of the entire route!

Ospizio Bernina - the high point of the Rhaetian Railway

Ospizio Bernina - the high point of the Rhaetian Railway

The Bernina railway glides effortlessly up to Ospizio Bernina, the highest station of the Rhaetian Railway, perched at 2253m above sea level.

Alp Grüm - the only restaurant reached exclusively by railway.

Alp Grüm - the only restaurant reached exclusively by railway.

Next stop: amazement. The morning fog soon lifts to reveal a staggering view reaching across the Val Poschiavo to the Bergamo Alps.

More about Alp Grüm
Brusio Circular Viaduct - the train does a loop

Brusio Circular Viaduct - the train does a loop

The Bernina Express negotiates huge differences in elevation in short distances on its journey over the Bernina Pass from St Moritz to Tirano. It skilfully rises to the challenge of the Brusio Circular Viaduct, one of the most famous landmarks on the entire route.

More about the Brusio Circular Viaduct
Bernina Express Bus

Bernina Express Bus

Every ending is also a beginning. The Bernina railway ends just over the Italian border in Tirano, where the highly scenic journey in the red Bernina Express Bus to Lugano begins. Enjoy the southern flair of the route, which weaves through postcard-perfect villages and along the shores of Lake Como.

More about the Bernina Express Bus

Lugano.

Pure holiday feeling.

Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland's third most important financial centre and a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town.

Lugano's local mountains.

Scenic excursions.

Palm Express.

A journey from glaciers to palm trees.

Terminus.

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The Palm Express en route to Chiavenna in Italy From glaciers to palm trees on the banks of Lake Como Countless lakes en route offer captivating views From glaciers to palm trees on the Maloja Pass The Palm Express en route to Lugano From glaciers to palm trees: arrival in Lugano
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