The Via Albula/Bernina hiking route hugs the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Rhaetian Railway line from Thusis to Poschiavo, with views of the magnificent architecture and breathtaking landscapes. The contrast between manmade structures and the beauty of nature can be enjoyed on foot or by rail with your included rail card, with holidays available for 4 or 7 nights including Allround Service.
Fall in love with the beauty of the Albula valley
Enjoy your picnic next to the Bernina Express
Bernina Express, viaduct
Pure relaxation after your leisurely walk
Lago di Poschiavo
Old town charme in the very south of the Grison
Itinerary – Track the Bernina Express
Arrive in Zürich. Meet & greet at the airport and overnight stay in Zürich-Regensdorf.
Transfer to Bergün via Thusis. Crossing the railway multiple times, this hiking route is one of the most impressive in Switzerland, contrasting engineering masterpieces with natural wonders. Overnight in Preda.
Depart Preda on a picturesque journey over the Albulapass to Spinas; jump on a regional train from here to make the most of the surrounding landscapes. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Your train journey gives you a taste of the Bernina line by rail, before you hike the Bernina Pass to Alp Grüm. Spend the night above the famous circular routes of the Bernina Express.
A leisurely walk takes you to the lovely Italian influenced Poschiavo/ Le Prese, which you can explore in the afternoon. Overnight in Poschiavo/Le Prese/Li Curt.
A Mediterranean influenced rail journey takes you to Miralago, where you walk to the Italian town of Tirano (passport required). After exploring Tirano relax on your return journey by train to Le Prese/Poschiavo. Overnight in Poschiavo/Le Prese/Li Curt.
Depart Poschiavo on regional trains and relax along the Bernina and Albula train lines to Thusis. Overnight in Thusis.
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Departures: Daily from 01 June to 15 October 2017
Package 8 days / 7 nights*
Package 5 days / 4 nights*
- Return flights from UK to Switzerland in economy class including 1 piece of hold luggage and all taxes
- Rail travel in 2nd class as per programme
- 4 or 7 nights’ accommodation in standard hotels
- Daily breakfast
- Local taxes
- ALLROUND Service inc: Meet & Greet at airport, tour briefing, transfers at start & end of tour, luggage transfer from hotel to hotel, tour documentation, helpline and support throughout
- Travel documentation