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Address: St. Moritz, Poschiavo, Switzerland
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Once in a lifetime rail trip; The Bernina Express

The Bernina Express rail trip traverses some of the most scenic alpine beauty in Europe. I urge you to take the trip from St. Moritz to Torino, Italy. This I promise will be one... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
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New Orleans, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Bernina Express rail trip traverses some of the most scenic alpine beauty in Europe. I urge you to take the trip from St. Moritz to Torino, Italy. This I promise will be one of the most memorable rail trips you will ever take.

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went through this pass on the Bernina Express travelling from Tirano to St Moritz in December. The train actually passes through the lower pass at Ospiizio Bernina which is at a height of 2,253 metres. The scenery is absolutely stunning and the train runs right beside Lake Bianco.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

What a beautiful sight , on the road trip. One has to see it to enjoy the real beauty of this place. Words cannot explain the real beauty. Amazing sight, like a picture book. A must see, this picturesque scenery. Loved every minute of the trip. As it was summer only the summits of the mountains were covered in snow.... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Such a great experience for curious travelers! Take the train from Chur and finish in Tirano - that is the ultimate and most amazing train trip. And the Bernina Pass is so spectacular, especially by train. Amazing bridges, tunnels, views... It is not occasional that it is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Both methods of travel was used to use the pass. There are others but the addition of Train Spotting probably makes this a rare gem. So clean - no litter - few people and those who were there clearly very happy to be there.

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ponte vedra beach, fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was a wow experience, traveling from St Moritz en route to Bellagio in Lake Como. Snow capped Swiss Alps, panoramic view. Great photo ops. Sit on the right side of the train going forward from St Moritz. Train stopped at Alp Grum for photo op and people got off for 15 min. Abt 2091 meters above sea level.

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Noosaville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This train journey is not cheap but well worth the money. The views of the mountains & lakes were breathtaking. Train is so clean & you have reserved seats for both journeys. St moritz is very expensive, the sad thing is most of the shops were closed as the train arrives at lunch time. There is a great coffee &... More 

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Ulverstone, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lovely train trip from Tirano Italy up through the Alps and down in Zurich. 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 and bright blue & green lakes. The climb out of Tirano is excellent where the train turns back onto... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Views are amazing and breath-taking! Look out for the blue and black lakes and the snow on the mountain tops. Magical experience in this red train that that takes you high into the Alps. St Moritz was a wonderful stop and very nice lake and shops. Worth a day trip!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful train ride through wonderful scenery and the train takes you high into the alps. You pass bright blue lakes, very high peaks, and go along very winding tracks. It really is worth doing. We were there in September 2016 and snow was expected during the week we left. It must be even more beautiful then. We took a coach... More 

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