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“Life is a journey and those who travel live twice.” -Omar Khayyam

An adventure not to be missed!

A day trip to explore the Alps, along the highest railway in Europe (2253 m.s.l.m), Unesco heritage.

The Bernina Express tour offers panoramic views of spectacular landscapes
along the route from Tirano to St Moritz, between the glaciers and the peaks of the Alps.

Choose to experience this wonderful adventure with a personalized tour, a shared tour or a “do it yourself” tour.

DO IT YOURSELF!

Using this guide, you will discover how to reach Tirano to experience the unforgettable experience of the Bernina Express tour!

  • Ferry from Bellagio to Varenna (€ 4,60pp)
    (NB if you take the ferry at 6:15 am it will take 30 minutes to reach Varenna – the ferry stops first in Menaggio)
  • Walk from the pier of Varenna to the train station (10 min).
  • Get off the train at Tirano and take the Bernina Express
    We advise you to buy train tickets in advance: You can buy them online www.rhb.ch (approx. €28 second class or €50 first class ONE WAY ONLY)
    (Look for the Bernina Express station on the left side when you exit the regional train station)
  • Get off in St Moritz (2 hours and 15 minutes ride on the Bernina Express)
  • Visit St Moritz
  • Train from St Moritz (2 hours and 15 minutes journey on the Bernina Express)

INDICATIVE PRICE (TRANSPORT B.E. 2nd CLASS TICKETS): € 105.00 PER PERSON


SHARED TOURS

If you prefer a shared tour, choose from the many tours available!
Please note that there are no tours available starting from Bellagio, many, in fact, depart from Milan, be careful when you book!

We have found a great tour that includes the meeting with the guide in Varenna, take a look!

To reach Varenna all you have to do is take the ferry from Bellagio, check the timetable in the section HOW TO GET AROUND  dell’app Bellagio Agency or you can buy tickets online)

 

If, instead, you stay in Milan and still want to enjoy yourself a beautiful and unforgettable trip to the Alps, you will find lots of Bernina Express tours that start right from Milan, either by train or private bus.
Here you find tour from Milan offered by GetYourGuide and tours offered by musement

Do not forget to take one (or more) photos during this wonderful experience!
We love using DJI gimbal that we apply directly on the iPhone!


TAILOR MADE TOUR

If you want to forget about the stress of the schedules, the worry of losing yourself or getting stuck somewhere, our tailor-made tour of the Bernina Express is definitely the right one for you!

The only thing you need to worry about is taking the ferry around 8:00 from Bellagio to Varenna.
(Check the ferry schedules in the “how to get around” section of the Bellagio Agency app)

Our local guide, with his authorized minivan, will take you on a breathtaking tour of the lake and the mountains:
you will cross the Valtellina area surrounded by vineyards and apple trees in bloom, you can taste the typical products of this area from cheese to wine.

Once you arrive in Tirano our guide will help you in buying the Bernina Express ticket (approx € 28 second class or € 50 first class ONE WAY) and come with you to Bernina Express departure train station.

The magical journey between glaciers and mountains on the highest and most scenic railway in Europe (2253 m.s.l.m.) begins!

The guide will wait for you at the St Moritz station, together you will visit one of the most famous cities for its boutiques and (in winter) for its exclusive ski slopes.
This type of tour will allow you to choose, on the advice of your companion, what to visit, where to stop for lunch and will enrich you with cultural information of these wonderful places.

Back again on the minivan to cross the Maloja pass to slowly return to Varenna. You can choose with your guide to stop in other interesting places: the beautiful village of Chiavenna or the Abbey of Piona.

The return is scheduled at around 19:00 in Varenna.

We do not want to reveal too many details, the knowledge of this area by our guide will leave you surprised in the discovery of a wonderful culture, rich in history, traditions and good food!

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BEFORE LEAVING

REMEMBER TO BRING WITH YOU:

PASSPORT ( you will cross the Italian border and enter Switzerland)

COMFORTABLE SHOES

LIGHT JACKET

DISCOVER THE SHARE TOURS OF LAKE COMO!

BOAT TOURS
FOOD AND WINE TOURS
SPORT AND FREE TIME
PUBLIC TRANSPORT TIMETABLES
OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES
HELICOPTER TOURS
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Bernina Express and St Moritz
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Bernina Express and St Moritz
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Bernina Express and St Moritz tour from Lake Como
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