The imposing alpine peaks and peaceful lakes make Switzerland one of the most beautiful and scenic countries of Europe. Its shared boarder with Italy, France and Germany makes it a convenient and ideal add on destination. It is an elegant country with stunning mountain beauty. It has an amazing rail system that offers incredible landscapes panoramic journeys, Try the panoramic journey of the Glacier Express from Zermat to St. Moritz or the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano. Whether you enjoy sightseeing, hiking, skiing, food and wine or incredible panoramic views, Switzerland has it all!
In Lugano you are surrounded on three sides by Italy. So you will notice that everyone here speaks Italian. The charming old town has many cafes, piazzas and its cobblestone streets make it a walking town. The city lies on the shore of Lake Lugano. The city is protected from the cold winds by mountains. Its sunny climate and lush vegetation make it very Mediterranean. Lugano has many shops where you will find everything from high fashion to beautiful watches, gourmet food and of course chocolate.
St. Moritz is a fashionable mountain resort in the Engadine valley of Switzerland. The city was originally know for its curative mineral springs which have been used by visitors since the Roman times. Now it is the ultimate glamorous summer and winter resort attracting many famous entertainment and political personalities. It has hosted winter Olympics and many ski championship events.
The Bernina pass, the highest summit in the Eastern alps lies a few kilometres south of the town. From St. Moritz you can board the Bernina Express for an incredible day trip to the top of the world! This panoramic train climbs to the Bernina pass 2134 meters ( 7380 feet) passing glaciers, waterfalls and amazing mountain scenery. The train journey continues to Tirano in Italy. This historic train line has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.The Bernina Express is one of the most exciting train rides in the alps and should not be missed!