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Activities in Milan

Swiss Alps Tour on the Bernina Express

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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."

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."

Swiss Alps Tour 

Leaving Milan behind at 7:15 am, we head north, crossing the lake district and arriving in Tirano, one of the last Italian towns before Switzerland.

In Tirano you will have two hours of free time to explore the historic centre, sample the local cuisine 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 route to St. Moritz lasts two and a half hours, passing along the Brusio spiral viaduct, and cutting through the Bernina pass, as well as crossing places such as Engadina, one of the most famous valleys in the area.

Once in St. Moritz, known as "The Top of the World", you will have an hour of 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.

Important Information

  • The journey takes place in a regional train with classic windows (not panoramic), which can be lowered to take better pictures of the scenery during the journey.
  • The order of the visit may change depending on train availability. In this case, we'll visit St. Moritz first, where you'll have time to eat before heading to Bernina on the way to Tirano.
  • Children under 4 can travel free as long as they travel on the lap of their parents.

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.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 11 Children under 4
Swiss Alps Tour
US$ 145.90
US$ 78
Free

Swiss Alps Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 145.90
  • Children between 4 and 11

    US$ 78
  • Children under 4

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Please check local restrictions before traveling.

Duration

12 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Bus transport.

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

English speaking guide.

Not included

Food.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it possible to take a suitcase on the excursion?

    A - No, but you can leave it in the luggage area of the station.

  • Q - Are there toilets on the train?

    A - Yes.

  • 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.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 10 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 145.70
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Free cancellation

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.

Meeting point

Via Cusani 18, on the corner with Largo Cairoli.