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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes

Italy
+39 081 284 0860
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Great trip, great views, great experience

Fantastic train trip from Tirano Italy up through the Alps and down into Switzerland. Views were... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Oldgrumblebum
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Ulverstone, Australia
Spectacular scenery.

This train line is indeed beautiful. We took the local trains instead of the Bernina express so... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
Food_passion_Kae
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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
Reviewed 13 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
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
Reviewed 31 August 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
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
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
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Used the Rahaetian railway as part of a longer trip from Malta to the UK and it was far and away the best part of the trip, in fact it made the whole trip worthwhile. Route was Tirano-Chur changing at Pontresina and Samdan, and even...More

2  Thank kiltedladdie
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Although part of a package, the staff treated us like any other passenger and shook hands as we left...that's a first! Best trackside scenery ever with lots of snow capped peaks.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 28 September 2013

A magical experience through the alps from Tirano to St Moritz. Very comfortable carriages with large windows designed for scenic travel.

Thank Julie N
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