Day 3 - The Bernina Express
Today takes us on the historic Bernina Express, a route that, at
100 years old, has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.
Travelling in First Class on this picturesque heritage railway, we
head south. Our journey sees us meander through dozens of tunnels
and bridges, including the landmark Landwasser Viaduct. We then
wind our way above deep ravines and past idyllic waterfalls.
Looping and spiralling through the rugged landscape of the Engadine
Valley, our ascent takes us through the Albula Tunnel and over the
Bernina Pass. The train begins its descent towards colourful
Poschiavo, the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland where
pastel-coloured houses line the streets and we pause briefly to
soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere. On the way back, we make a
short stop at the chic mountain resort town of St Moritz.