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Swiss Alps on the Bernina Express
Activities in Milan

Swiss Alps on the Bernina Express

  • English
  • 12.5 hours

Embark on the Bernina Express to pass through one of the world's most fascinating rail journeys. It passes through the Bernina pass, crosses the Swiss Alps and arrives eventually in St. Moritz, "The Top of the World."

Itinerary

Leaving Milan behind at 7 am, we head north, crossing the lake district and arriving in Tirano, one of the last Italian towns before Switzerland.

In Tiranno you will have free time to pass through the historic centre, eat, and have a coffee. The Bernina Express leaves the town past midday.

The cherry on the cake is the Bernina Express, a train that runs along one of the most spectacular rail routes in the world. The journey takes place in a regional train with classic windows (not panoramic). Throughout the tour, you can get off the train to take photographs of the places you visit. The route to St. Moritz lasts two and a half hours.

During the journey, we will pass along the Brusio spiral viaduct, cut through the Bernina pass, as well as crossing places such as Engadina, one of the most famous valleys in the area. Lakes, waterfalls, deep ravines, frozen glaciers, little tunnels and bridges all mean that the views, green in summer and white in winter, are always stunning.

Once in St. Moritz, known as "The Top of the World", you will have free time to explore the town and buy some souvenirs.

To enjoy the alps from another point of view, we will return to Milan by road, arriving back in the city at 7:30 pm.

Necessary Documentation

European citizens of the Schengen Zone (Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Lichenstein and all the countries in the European Union except the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Croatia) only need their national identity document to enter Switzerland. Citizens of other countries will have to check with their respective Swiss consulates to see what documentation will be needed.

Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 Children under 4
Swiss Alps Tour
US$ 151
US$ 81
Free

Swiss Alps Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 151
  • Children between 4 and 11

    US$ 81
  • Children under 4

    Free

More information

Duration

12.5 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Bus transport to Tirano.

Ticket for the Bernina Express from Tirano to St. Moritz.

English speaking guide.

Bus transport back to Milan

Not included

Food.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 4 days before (Milan local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (imperative to attend with carer).

US$ 151
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Via Cusani 18, on the corner of Largo Cairoli and next to the Sforzesco Castle.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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