The Bernina Trail

Explore Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Italy in this 7 day rail adventure through Zurich, St. Gallen, Vaduz, St. Moritz, Lugano and Lucerne.  Plus take a ride on the spectacular Bernina Express.    


DAY 1 - ZURICH - Arrive in Zürich. Check into your hotel in the afternoon.  Explore on your own - everything is in walking distance and the Bahnhofstrasse is only a short distance away.  

DAY 2 - ZURICH / ST. GALL / LIECHTENSTEIN / ZURICH - By fast train to St. Gallen to spend a few hours in the old part of the city.  A visit to the Abbey Library, Europe's oldest library and the Cathedral is recommended.  In the afternoon by train to Vaduz, the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein.  See the castle above town where the Prince and his family live. Then return to Zurich for overnight. (BB)  

DAY 3 - ZURICH / ST. MORITZ - Fascinating train ride into the mountains, up to Engadine valley and to St. Moritz, the world famous alpine resort. (BB)  

DAY 4 - ST.  MORITZ - A day at leisure to explore the valley with its many lakes or to ascend one of the mountains by mountain railroad. (BB)  

DAY 5 - ST. MORITZ / BERNINA EXPRESS / LUGANO - From St. Moritz by BERNINA EXPRESS, probably the most spectacular train ride through the mountains to Tirano in Italy and by postal coach along the Italian Lakes to Lugano in southern Switzerland (Italian visa necessary for some nationalities). (BB)

DAY 6 - LUGANO / LUCERNE - The famous Gotthard line north to Lucerne.  The journey can be done partly by boat (even paddle steamer) from Fluelen to Lucerne.  Lucerne, the city with the famed Chapel Bridge can be easily explored on foot. (BB)  

DAY 7 - LUCERNE / ZURICH - Leave Lucerne by train for the  Zürich Airport for departure. (BB)    

Rail Tour includes:

  • 6 Nights, 7 Days  
  • First Class Hotels with private bath, service and taxes  
  • Daily Buffet Breakfasts  
  • 2nd class 6 day Swiss rail Pass
  • See optional excursions

(Reduced rates for Swiss Pass holders on boat and rail tickets purchased while in Switzerland)

Tour Rates:

Rate Per Person

$ 1450

Single person rate

 $ 1650

Daily Departures April 1 - October 31

Prices do not reflect supplements for stays during fairs, congresses and holidays - higher rates may apply. See your travel agent for details.