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Bernina Express Scenic Train Journey from Chur
"The most beautiful experience in the Alps From high up among the towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy the Bernina Express the highest transalpine railway in the Alps provides a link between northern and southern Europe. And it does so in the most wonderful way imaginable on a railway line that coexists in perfect harmony with its glorious mountain setting. The wonders of nature and the cultural achievements of man merge into one to offer one of the best ways ever to experience the Alps. A UNESCO World Herit passing through 55 tunnels and over 196 bridges and viaducts the line followed by the Bernina Express is a masterpiece of engineering skills. Its combination with the surrounding landscape is what constitutes its recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site – a World Heritage site that really does stir the heart.
From CHF144.00
 
Private tour: Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan
"If you want to admire the beauty of Lake Como its unspoiled landscapes banks filled with luxuriant vegetation sumptuous villas and small villages of rare beauty. This is where tourism history art and nature combine harmoniously. Nestled between the huge snow capped Alps that rise up from it’s shores is the fashionable lakeside town Como. After spending time visiting the town or shopping and dining
From EUR145.00
 
Private Tour: Lake Como and Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan
"From Milan (Central train station) take the train to Varenna (approx. 1-hour) a charming little village on the Lake Como right in front of Bellagio another renowned 'treasure' of the lake. Your guide will meet you upon your arrival and you will enjoy a short tour of the picturesque village. Walk through the labyrinth of typically narrow streets some of them built over the rock and cliff right above the water and enjoy a breathtaking view. Then you will drive all the way up to Valtellina which is a valley located in the Lombardy region (northern Italy) that begins right at the top of lake Como. Your guide will drive as much as possible off the main roads so that you can go through some tiny and pristine villages clinging to the mountains. You will stop for lunch (local wine included)
From EUR165.00

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The Jungfraujoch

The much-ballyhooed "Top of Europe" is the crowning achievement of many a vacation. Indeed, the railway itself, opened in 1912, is an engineering marvel, carved 7km (over 4 miles) into solid rock for...
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Kandersteg

My favorite place to visit in the Alps is the village of Kandersteg. Conveniently situated on the local train line between Spiez and Brig, Kandersteg has an excellent array of hikes and things to do....
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Fly over the Alps

Fly over the Swiss Alps, forests, lakes and glaciers and land to share a glass of Fendant between friends...Alpine ToursTake a little plane from Sion Airport for 1 to 3 passengers. Prices are very...
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Homage to Romantic Poets

Where are exactly the peaks, precipices, gorges and waterfalls that romantic poets celebrated? There are many, so I will give you just a couple of suggestions.The waterfall that in 1779 inspired...
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Homage to Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle loved to take holidays in the Swiss Alps, so when he decided his most famous character should die, he chose a spectacular setting for Holmes's final exit.In the story The Final...
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Homage to History

The passage between Italy and Switzerland at the Grand St Bernard is now through a tunnell, but the visit I want to recommend is to the ancient pass, a trip to be done in summer, because for eight...
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Glacier Express

This was fab! The express goes from St Moritz to Zermatt . Regular trains run the route as well, however Glacier express has panorama cars so you can see everything, has head set points with guide...
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Alpine pleasure...

Here is my personnal ranking from my own experience even if the 4 alpine options are worth to experience:#1 Matterhorn (Zermatt)If you like high peaks, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, our Swiss pyramid...
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Trekking in the Swiss Alps

Trekking in the Swiss Alps is a great way to see spectacular alp scenery and enjoy the mountains. I went on a guided trek from Chamonix to Zermatt carrying only a few items in a light pack and staying...
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Saas-Fee

While not exactly off the beaten path, Saas-Fee is one valley over from the far more famous (and touristy) Zermatt. In Saas-Fee, you will have no shortage of things to do if the weather is good;...
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Hike from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg

One of my favorite hikes in the Jungfrau region is the scenic walk from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg. This walk is actually part of a longer day-long walk you can take from Grindelwald to...
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Zermatt

One of the most famous (and touristy) places to visit in the Swiss Alps is the Zermatt, gateway to the iconic Matterhorn. One of the most famous and recognizable peaks in the world, there are few...
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Engelberg and Mt Titlis

In Central Switzerland, not far from Lucerne, there's the town of Engelberg, situated in a hanging valley with an amphitheater of mountains all around. In addition to the scenery around Engelberg...
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Nothing to do... just relax...

Snowy and sunny unlimited pleasure around the Alps...What I like when skiing is that you could easily free your mind and just enjoy the scenery...Take a deep breath, forget your hard week and ride the...
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