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ABOVE: The Bernina Express on the spiral viaduct
The Bernina Express is only one of several trains each day that cover the 38
miles (61 km) between St. Moritz and Tirano. This makes it possible to stop off
along the way to hike or enjoy the local sights.
The most popular stopover is
in Pontresina, where you can ride a
cable car to a spectacular view and summer
hiking or winter
skiing. A mountain hotel, the Berggasthaus
Diavolezza, has basic accommodations and a restaurant.
The town of Poschiavo
in the Poschiavo Valley
is also worth a visit if you have time.
Tirano, at the end of the line, has
plenty of monuments
to interest the tourist, including the Sanctuary
of the Madonna di Tirano.
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Express pages for information, photos, and a timetable.
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- Bernina Line - Pictures
Railfans will appreciate these photos of locomotives and rolling stock.
Bernina Express - Introduction
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