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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.

Reichenau-Tamins, the gateway to the Rhine Gorge, is located very near to Chur.

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Domleschg region

Domleschg region

The lush Domleschg stretches 10km from Rothenbrunnen to Sils.

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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.

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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.

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Alp Grüm - the only restaurant reached exclusively by railway.

Alp Grüm - the only restaurant reached exclusively by railway.

Next stop: amazement.

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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.

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Bernina Express Bus

Bernina Express Bus

Every ending is also a beginning. The Bernina railway ends just over the Italian border in Tirano.

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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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Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

The Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railway whisks mountain bikers 1000m above the city to the peak of Brambrüesch, where the downhill and freeride action begins. The Alpine Bike Park is the ultimate thrill for mountain bikers of all levels.

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Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

The Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railway whisks mountain bikers 1000m above the city to the peak of Brambrüesch, where the downhill and freeride action begins. The Alpine Bike Park is the ultimate thrill for mountain bikers of all levels.

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Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

Alpine Bike Park Brambrüesch

The Chur-Dreibündenstein mountain railway whisks mountain bikers 1000m above the city to the peak of Brambrüesch, where the downhill and freeride action begins. The Alpine Bike Park is the ultimate thrill for mountain bikers of all levels.

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Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

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Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

More about the Tamina Gorge
Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

More about the Tamina Gorge
Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

More about the Tamina Gorge
Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

The traditional spa town of Bad Ragaz is home to world-class hotels, thermal baths and golf courses. The spa resort reclines at the foot of the peak of Pizol in the Rhine Valley, St Gallen. Its thermal waters spring forth at 37°C in the depths of the Tamina Gorge near Pfäfers. Famous for the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters since the early Middle Ages, the Tamina Therme is the perfect place to unwind and re-energise.

More about Bad Ragaz
Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

The traditional spa town of Bad Ragaz is home to world-class hotels, thermal baths and golf courses. The spa resort reclines at the foot of the peak of Pizol in the Rhine Valley, St Gallen. Its thermal waters spring forth at 37°C in the depths of the Tamina Gorge near Pfäfers. Famous for the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters since the early Middle Ages, the Tamina Therme is the perfect place to unwind and re-energise.

More about Bad Ragaz
Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

The traditional spa town of Bad Ragaz is home to world-class hotels, thermal baths and golf courses. The spa resort reclines at the foot of the peak of Pizol in the Rhine Valley, St Gallen. Its thermal waters spring forth at 37°C in the depths of the Tamina Gorge near Pfäfers. Famous for the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters since the early Middle Ages, the Tamina Therme is the perfect place to unwind and re-energise.

More about Bad Ragaz
Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

Spa resort Bad Ragaz.

The traditional spa town of Bad Ragaz is home to world-class hotels, thermal baths and golf courses. The spa resort reclines at the foot of the peak of Pizol in the Rhine Valley, St Gallen. Its thermal waters spring forth at 37°C in the depths of the Tamina Gorge near Pfäfers. Famous for the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters since the early Middle Ages, the Tamina Therme is the perfect place to unwind and re-energise.

More about Bad Ragaz

Reichenau-Tamins, the gateway to the Rhine Gorge, is located very near to Chur. With easy access via the regional line of the RhB, from here you can explore the fascinating world of the Gorge on foot, by mountain bike or canoe.

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Reichenau-Tamins, the gateway to the Rhine Gorge, is located very near to Chur. With easy access via the regional line of the RhB, from here you can explore the fascinating world of the Gorge on foot, by mountain bike or canoe.

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Reichenau-Tamins, the gateway to the Rhine Gorge, is located very near to Chur. With easy access via the regional line of the RhB, from here you can explore the fascinating world of the Gorge on foot, by mountain bike or canoe.

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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.

Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

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Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

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Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

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Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

More on Bergün
Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

More on Bergün
Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

More on Bergün
Bergün railway world of experience

Bergün railway world of experience

The “railway village” of Bergün doesn’t just lift the spirits of railway lovers. It’s not only the site of the Albula Railway Museum but also lies directly on the Railway Adventure Trail. The 26 information boards along the route from Preda via Bergün to Filisur provide hikers with valuable background information on the spectacular rail line, giving them a close-up guide to the engineering structures of the Rhaetian Railway.

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Landwasser Viaduct

Landwasser Viaduct

As the largest and most spectacular landmark on the 63-kilometre stretch of the Albula Line between Thusis and St Moritz, the Landwasser Viaduct never fails to astonish. The construction of the three main pillars in 1901-0 was a staggering feat of engineering - completed entirely without scaffolding and using just two cranes.

More about the Landwasser Viaduct
Landwasser Viaduct

Landwasser Viaduct

As the largest and most spectacular landmark on the 63-kilometre stretch of the Albula Line between Thusis and St Moritz, the Landwasser Viaduct never fails to astonish. The construction of the three main pillars in 1901-0 was a staggering feat of engineering - completed entirely without scaffolding and using just two cranes.

More about the Landwasser Viaduct
Landwasser Viaduct

Landwasser Viaduct

As the largest and most spectacular landmark on the 63-kilometre stretch of the Albula Line between Thusis and St Moritz, the Landwasser Viaduct never fails to astonish. The construction of the three main pillars in 1901-0 was a staggering feat of engineering - completed entirely without scaffolding and using just two cranes.

More about the Landwasser Viaduct
Landwasser Viaduct

Landwasser Viaduct

As the largest and most spectacular landmark on the 63-kilometre stretch of the Albula Line between Thusis and St Moritz, the Landwasser Viaduct never fails to astonish. The construction of the three main pillars in 1901-0 was a staggering feat of engineering - completed entirely without scaffolding and using just two cranes.

More about the Landwasser Viaduct
Landwasser Viaduct

Landwasser Viaduct

As the largest and most spectacular landmark on the 63-kilometre stretch of the Albula Line between Thusis and St Moritz, the Landwasser Viaduct never fails to astonish. The construction of the three main pillars in 1901-0 was a staggering feat of engineering - completed entirely without scaffolding and using just two cranes.

More about 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!

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.

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.

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.

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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 information
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 information
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 information
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 information
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 information
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 information
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 information
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 information
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano

Come and see the exquisite panorama and discover romantic hideaways. Visit the region's gorgeous parks, museums or let the Ticinese sun warm your mountain excursion or climb. You can choose from 30 different cruises aboard our ships, where you can enjoy a blissful meal or savour famous Vanini pastries.

More about Lake Lugano
Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano

Come and see the exquisite panorama and discover romantic hideaways. Visit the region's gorgeous parks, museums or let the Ticinese sun warm your mountain excursion or climb. You can choose from 30 different cruises aboard our ships, where you can enjoy a blissful meal or savour famous Vanini pastries.

More about Lake Lugano
Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano

Come and see the exquisite panorama and discover romantic hideaways. Visit the region's gorgeous parks, museums or let the Ticinese sun warm your mountain excursion or climb. You can choose from 30 different cruises aboard our ships, where you can enjoy a blissful meal or savour famous Vanini pastries.

More about Lake Lugano
Lake Lugano

Lake Lugano

Come and see the exquisite panorama and discover romantic hideaways. Visit the region's gorgeous parks, museums or let the Ticinese sun warm your mountain excursion or climb. You can choose from 30 different cruises aboard our ships, where you can enjoy a blissful meal or savour famous Vanini pastries.

More about Lake Lugano
Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

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Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

More on the Palm Express
Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

More on the Palm Express
Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

More on the Palm Express
Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

More on the Palm Express
Palm Express

Palm Express

The scenic Palm Express journey starts in St. Moritz and takes you on a 4-hour trip from the glaciers of Engadine to the swaying palms of Lugano. And with a view to almost tropical beauty; past the deep blue and dreamlike lakes of the Upper Engadine and to Lombardy in northern Italy.

More on the Palm Express
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