H 07.30 Departure from Milano by bus. The tour leads along the Como Lake to the Valtellina with it’s wine fields along the road and famous cheese fabrication.
10.30 Arrival at Tirano, a historic mountain village in the Alps
After the visit of the basilica "Madonna di Tirano" of the of the 16th Century you have free time for visit and lunch in one of the typical trattoria in the old part of the town. There a wineries to taste the regional Valtellina wine.
In the early afternoon you go on the famous Bernina Express to a panoramic trip through the Alps. The little train has become UNESCO world heritage.
On board of the famous "Red Train" you enjoy a 2,5 hours magic journey through the most beautiful mountains in Europe.
The highest alpine transversal in Europe starts in Tirano. The train climbs from Tirano (429 metres) with it’s Mediterranean climate up to 2253 metres into the eternal snow of the Swiss Engadin to the Bernina Hospiz to descend to the famous winter sport resport St. Moritz (1775 metres).
Sitting comfortably in the panoramic carriages, you pass the spiralling viaduct at Brusio, fascination loop tunnels, and have a spectacular view to Piz Palü and Piz Bernina, the Morterasch Glacier and the Bernina mountains with their eternal snow.
Arrived at St. Moritz you have free time to visit the city. St. Moritz is one of the most elegant and exclusive holiday resorts of the world where the high society passes there winter holidays.
17.00 Departure for return trip
For the return the bus takes the breathtaking route over the Maloja Pass to the Bregaglia Valley and Chiavenna to Milan.
20.00 Arrival at Milano
NOTE: Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problem
Insider tip: Did you know that in Valtellina every wine hill has its own name and you can buy this wine in the local wine stores?
Swiss Alps Bernina Express Rail Tour from Milan
12 hours 30 minutes Starting from 120,00 € per person
Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland's newest Alpine delight. This train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world which is now a UNESCO world heritage site, through the Bernina Pass to the exclusive resort of St. Moritz, the 'Top of the World'.
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