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BERNINIA EXPRESS, Switzerland Wednesday 1st – Monday 6th July 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Highlight will be travelling on ‘The Bernina Express’, one of Europe’s best train journeys. A direct train from Chur to Tirano in Italy, in just 4 hours, you’ll see stunning landscape, from high alpine scenery on the Bernina Pass. Travelling FIRST CLASSCrossing the Alps in the Bernina Express certainly is one of the most spectacular ways to do it. Along the way, the Bernina Express rolls Hollywood-style over the 65-metre-high Landwasser Viaduct, the signature structure of the Rhaetian Railway and the UNESCO World Heritage site. Altogether the train passes through 55 tunnels and over 196 bridges on its way from Chur to Tirano. Travellers are treated to marvellous sights during their journey, like the Montebello curve with a view of the Bernina massif, the Morteratsch glacier, the three lakes Lej Pitschen, Lej Nair and Lago Bianco, the Alp Grüm and the Brusio Circular Viaduct. In summer, the journey can be extended from Tirano to Lugano aboard the Bernina Express Bus.

We will fly into Friedrichshafen (Germany) and transfer to Switzerland. Stay 2 nights in Chur, Switzerland.
Chur is the oldest town in Switzerland and has a settlement history of over 5,000 years. The historic Old Town, one of the best preserved in Switzerland, is completely car-free. It offers a surprisingly large range of cultural activities, shopping, cafes, restaurants and bars. One of the Must Do’s is the cable car (Chur – Brambruesch.

On Friday morning we board the Bernina Express . 4 hrs of fabulous sightseeing.
Disembark in Tirano (Italy) and take the Express bus back across the border to Lugano (Switzerland), staying 3 nights, before transferring to Milan airport (Italy) for flight home.

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