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The Bernina Express railway line connects various parts of Europe and regions with diverse culture and language. The train passes through areas that have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which is why the Rhaetian Railways trip is one of the most attractive in the region. Bernina Express is the highest railway line that goes through the Alps, from the city of Chur to Tirano. It leads through the north of the Alps and then descends into Italy.
Journey through the Alps by panoramic train Bernina Express is one of the biggest attractions of the Swiss part of the mountains. The train travels the route, passing a total of 55 tunnels and 196 bridges. The highest point on the entire Ospizio Bernina Rhaetian route is 2253 meters above sea level. Travelers can enjoy beautiful views and experience an unforgettable adventure.
The symbols of the Rhaetian Railway, on the route from Chur to Tirano, include the 136 m long Landwasse viaduct, the spiral Brusio viaduct and the most photographed section of the route Montebello bend. The trip combines two different climates, it leads from mountain glaciers to the palms of hot Italy.