Idyllic Italy to Switzerland break with famed Bernina Express train

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan & ABC Hotel, Chur

Flights included Flights included

The perfect package with flights included

Bernina Express

Milan

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan

Bernina Express, Chur

Milan

Milan

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan

ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan

Bernina Express, Switzerland

Chur

Hotel ABC, Chur

Hotel ABC, Chur

Hotel ABC, Chur

Chur

A scenic Italy to Switzerland adventure, with stays in Milan and Chur and glorious views from the iconic Bernina Express – includes breakfast, train travel and flights

See some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery on a train trip through the Swiss Alps on the famed Bernina Express railway – a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, no less. With a journey that begins in Milan and concludes in Zurich, along the way you’ll cross 196 bridges, pass through 55 tunnels and traverse the Bernina Pass at 2,253 metres above sea level.

The trip begins with a stay in Milan, one of the most fashionable cities in the world and a paradise for shoppers and foodies alike. Make the most of the city’s many delights at the ultra-convenient, ADI Doria Grand Hotel, with its Caffè Doria Jazz Club, located on the doorstep of Milan’s best upscale shopping streets.

Next, you'll hop on a local train to travel through Northern Italy’s gorgeous lakes region and cross the border into Switzerland from Tirano. Here you will board the legendary Bernina Express – Switzerland’s highest railway – and wind your way through villages, make a steep ascent above the Alpine treeline amidst dramatic glaciers, and voyage past the many castles of Switzerland’s Domleschg Valley, all en route to the village of Chur. With oversized panoramic windows and an emphasis on scenery rather than speed, the Bernina Express makes for a leisurely and stunningly memorable four-hour train ride.

After arriving in Chur, you'll step off the platform into Switzerland’s oldest town and almost directly into Hotel ABC to enjoy a stay in this boutique, modern setting. During your time here, why not consider going for a day's hike, exploring the Old Town, or pick up a new timepiece at one of the town's watch shops. On your last day, you'll be transferred to Zurich by train for your flight home.

Brief itinerary


Days 1-2: ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan
Day 3: Transfer to Chur, Switzerland, on the Bernina Express and check into Hotel ABC
Day 4 (optional): Hotel ABC, Chur

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Europe Multiple Destinations Scenery Flights Train Relaxing

We like

  • Starting your holiday off with a plush stay in fashion-forward Milan
  • Taking in the gorgeous scenery of Switzerland on a once-in-a-lifetime train adventure
  • Staying in excellently located hotels in Milan and Chur for both comfort and convenience

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