What to Do in Italy – The Alps Tour by Train

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There is a way to admire the Alps and to love the mountains without even taking a step. Crossing sixty kilometers of breathtaking landscapes between valleys, mountain villages, rivers, lakes and glaciers is an experience like no other. Starting at 429 meters in Tirano in Valtellina you move towards Sankt Moritz in the Engadine, crossing Val Poschiavo in the Graub√ľnden Canton and the Bernina pass at 2,250 meters of height.

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This is the precise route that the Bernina Red Train, the highest freewheeling railway in Europe built at the beginning of the twentieth century. It has been crossing this route every day since 2008, which has been included by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and consider it a masterpiece of engineering but also because it goes through many different linguistic and cultural areas.

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An exciting trip that mountain lovers must not miss, offering beautiful views that the itinerary proposes. Not surprisingly, the Bernina Red Train is chosen as a means of transport for a short tour of thousands of tourists from all over the world, every season of the year, in winter for the snowy landscapes, in summer to travel with the discovered carriages and admire the verdant mountains.

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Once you get up and take the wagon, the train will accompany travelers on a unique naturalistic trail, with so many fascinating lakes to admire such as Lake White and Lake Black. You can get off at any stops (there are 14 and you will find everything written down inside the wagon) and take a walk.

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Information on timetables, costs and services can be found on the official page of the Trenino Rosso del Bernina.

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