Top attractions in Graubünden
Our most recommended things to do in Graubünden
1. Tirano to St. Moritz: Bernina Red Train Return Day-Ticket
Travel on the Bernina Express, the red fairy-tale on rails, and experience the magical countryside of Valtellina. Depart from Tirano and admire spectacular scenery as you cross the Alps from the Valtellina vineyards to the glaciers of the Bernina Pass. Enjoy panoramic views from the train's large windows, which have been gazed out of for over 100 years. Sit back and relax during this fairy-tale journey as the beautiful alpine landscape flows by before your eyes. Feel free to leave the train at any station and hop on the next train when you want to continue your journey. Ride all the way from Tirano to St. Moritz and back again. You can choose an optional cablecar ride to the Diavolezza Refuge to admire the mountain scenery.
Amazing views. This is an all day experience, so make sure to bring snacks. The Alps looked amazing and the train ride was comfy. You also get to stop anywhere you choose. I certainly recommend it!
2. Bernina & St.Moritz Day Tour from Milan
Spend a full-day traveling to St. Moritz on this exciting rail journey! The Bernina is one of Switzerland's most scenic railways, climbing more than 1,800 meters, making it the steepest railway journey in the world. Round-trip transfer from Milan is included in the tour. Your rail journey begins in Tirano, Italy, and takes you all the way to the world-renowned Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz. Tirano is a picturesque Mediterranean town in a mountain setting dotted with palms and oleanders. The train ride will take you from an altitude of 429 meters up to 1,829 meters! You’ll cross the spiraling viaduct at Brusio and the Bernina Pass to the alpine valley known as the Engadin. On this 2 hour 30 minute journey you’ll marvel at the scenery of the Alps. UNESCO named the Bernina route a world heritage site. You’ll see monumental glaciers, cross steep gorges, and pass through tunnels unde...
A must visit day trip. Experience of a lifetime. Breathtaking views all along the way to the Alps.
3. St. Moritz to Tirano: Bernina Express Panorama Train Ticket
Experience the most spectacular way to cross the Alps as you ride the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Enjoy a comfortable journey in carriages with large panoramic windows which allow you to admire the beautiful scenery around you. Admire the spectacular landscapes as the train winds through the mountains passing through 55 tunnels, over 196 bridges, and up steep inclines with ease. Board the Bernina Express in St. Moritz and begin the 2 hours and 10-minute train ride to the south. Pass Pontresina and ascend gradually through the valley to the Bernina Pass over Morteratsch station. See the glacier and the highest summit of the Eastern Alps at Piz Bernina. Reach the Ospizio Bernina station which is the highest point on the train line at 2,253 meters above Lago Bianco. Continue the journey as the train descends to the station of Alp Grüm where you can enjoy a quick stop for a ...
4. Tirano: Bernina Red Train and Cablecar to Diavolezza Refuge
Spend a day admiring unique panoramas of the Swiss Alps whilst traveling on the famous Bernina Red Train, which in 2010 was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. You will leave from Tirano, an ancient Italian town known for its Renaissance Basilica and its 18th-century palaces, churches and gates. Tirano is also famous for the excellent red wines made from Nebbiolo grapes, and culinary specialities like pizzoccheri, bresaola and alpine cheeses. You will board the Bernina Red Train in Tirano, climb the Swiss Valposchiavo Valley and start the descent into the Engadin Valley until you reach Diavolezza station, where you'll take the cable car up to Diavolezza Refuge (3000 meters), also called the "Ballroom of the Alps". Here you'll to enjoy the stunning view on the Piz Bernina and have free time to enjoy a drink or lunch at the refuge. On your way back to Tirano, where the experie...
5. From Milan: Bernina Express Experience
From up among sparkling glaciers and down to a land of palms, the Bernina Express offers a change of scene like no other. No other railway links north to south in such a wonderful manner on trains with glass-topped panoramic cars that traverse no fewer than 55 tunnels and 196 bridges, easily tackling inclines of up to 70 mm/m along the way. Come aboard for one of life’s finest cultural and natural-world experiences. At 7:30 AM, depart by bus from Milan Piazza della Repubblica to the cosmopolitan city of St. Moritz Upon arrival in Saint Moritz, enjoy time at your disposal for a panoramic walk along the lake area, some shopping, or a sweet-tasting in one of the delicious local pastry shops. Discover the city at your own pace and find a spot to eat lunch at one of the many cafes or restaurants. In the early afternoon, head over to the train station and get seated in one of the panoramic...
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6. From Zurich: Private Trip to Liechtenstein and Heidiland
Escape from reality for the day and immerse yourself in the fairytale-like landscapes of Liechtenstein and Heidiland. After getting picked up from your hotel in Zurich, sit back and relax as you travel to the medieval Rapperswil Castle, where you can admire 600 rose varieties in Rapperswil Rose Garden. Later, proceed to Vaduz in Liechtenstein, where you can witness the magnificent Vaduz Castle, as well as the Cathedral of St. Florin, Government House, and the City Hall. At the Vaduz Tourism Office, get the change to stamp your passport with a Liechtenstein stamp for CHF 3.00. Next, you may choose to visit Gutenberg Castle, located in the town of Balzers, where you can admire panoramic views of the town below. Afterward, continue to Swiss Heidiland, which gets its name from Johanna Spyri’s world-famous Heidi story. Spend some time admiring the picturesque village. Follow the Heidi Path ...
7. St. Moritz: Bernina & Mt Diavolezza Train & Cable Car Ticket
Cross the Alps in style as you ride the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Enjoy a comfortable journey in carriages with large panoramic windows which allow you to appreciate the beautiful scenery around you. Admire dramatic landscapes as the train winds through the mountains passing through 55 tunnels, over 196 bridges, and effortlessly makes its way up steep inclines. Board the Bernina Regio in St. Moritz and begin the train ride south. Pass by Pontresina then stop in Bernina Diavolezza. Marvel at the highest peaks of the Eastern Alps, including the Piz Bernina, and the Pers Glacier, a tributary of the Morteratsch Glacier. Head back to the train and gradually ascend through the valley to the Bernina Pass over Morteratsch station. Continue the journey to the Alp Grüm station and stop for a photo opportunity and to admire the beautiful views. After exciting hairpin turns the ...
8. Swiss Coupon Pass: 2-for-1 Offers in Switzerland
The coupon book contains 100 exclusive vouchers with 50% discounts on food, sightseeing tours, entrance fees to tourist attractions, theme parks, UNESCO world heritage sights, Swiss castles, car and motorbike rental as well as class upgrades for train and boat journeys with a total value of 4,500 CHF. The Swiss Coupon Pass is available in English and German. Choose to either have your pass delivered (only available in Switzerland) or pick it up in Zurich, Geneva or Basel.
I am surprised about the various offers I get and how easy it is to redeem the vouchers on spot. I`m usually not the coupon type of person but this is a great booklet to use when you travel throughout Switzerland with another person to benefit of 2 for 1 offers. You can save a lot of money for food (lunch/dinner) and the selection of restaurants is also very good. I am discovering lots of new activities in Switzerland, also off-the-beaten track and I can take a friend and pay only for one person, which is cool!!!
9. From Zürich: Round-Trip Private Guided Glacier Express Tour
Meet your tour guide at a pre-arranged time in the lobby of your hotel. Your guide will transfer you to the train station in Zürich, where you will board an intercity train. This will take you along Lake Zürich to the south east of Switzerland. When you arrive in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland, you will have the opportunity for a short walk around, schedule times depending. Back at the train station, you will take your seat in the panoramic train. The train departs at approximately 11:45 AM. Pass through the famous Rhine gorge heading to Disentis, listening to audio comments on a headset. Simply ask your guide about availability. In Disentis, the train will start to climb to 2033m above sea level into a rough alpine landscape. After passing a lighthouse, the train will begin its descent on a steep track down to Andermatt, a village 1400m above sea level. The train will stop in An...
This tour is good enough to follow self guide. Just get the tickets online and follow the schedule. Make sure you know which glacier express route you wanted to see. I made a mistake thinking that the tour will go all the way to Zermatt but the route I purchased stopped at Bern. So, it was quite a disappointment. Our apple pie was not served in the train but was packed up because the cafe forgot to serve us on time.
10. One Day Glacier Express Train Tour from Bern
Meet your tour guide at a pre-arranged time in the lobby of your hotel. Your guide will transfer you to the train station in Bern, where you will board an intercity train. This will take you via Zürich and along Lake Zürich to the south east of Switzerland. When you arrive in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland, you will have the opportunity for a short walk around, schedule times depending. Back at the train station, you will take your seat in the panoramic train. The train departs at approximately 11:45 AM. Pass through the famous Rhine gorge heading to Disentis, listening to audio comments on a headset. Simply ask your guide about availability. In Disentis, the train will start to climb to 2033m above sea level into a rough alpine landscape. After passing a lighthouse, the train will begin its descent on a steep track down to Andermatt, a village 1400m above sea level. The train wi...
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What people are saying about Graubünden
Everything went smoothly. The booking process was very easy and I received the tickets quickly. The trip with the Bernina Express was wonderful and should be on every bucket list.
Take the reverse trip from St.Moritz instead of Tirano as there are only small mountain roads to the city of Tirano. The Bernina experience is the same.
Unforgettable journey through the wonderful landscape of mountains, lakes, spectacular glaciers. I will definitely be back.
The booking went smoothly. I received the reservation and the tickets quickly and I am very satisfied with the process.
This was one of the most beautiful trip I've been on. Everything is very well arranged. And the guides know a lot.