«RhB UNESCO» travel guide
A masterpiece presented clearly and concisely
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The World Heritage Pass gives you free train travel on the World Heritage route. You can travel as often as you want on trains between Thusis and Tirano for two whole days (excl. Bernina and Glacier Express) – for example to the Albula Railway Museum in Bergün, the Cavaglia Glacier Garden or to Poschiavo for lunch.
The World Heritage Pass is the free pass for discoverers on the Albula and Bernina section of track that is now over 100 years old. In terms of civil engineering and routing, the UNESCO World Heritage Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina Landscapes is a true masterpiece. Spend two or more days taking in the sights in three language and cultural regions. The most popular photographed subjects are the Landwasser Viaduct, helical tunnels between Bergün and Preda and the Brusio Circular Viaduct.
The free travel also includes the compact RhB UNESCO travel guide – with lots of illustrations and detailed documentation on 96 pages.
Ein Allegra-Triebzug der Rhätische Bahn unterwegs entlang dem zugefrorenen Lago Bianco auf dem Berninapass. Bild: Max Galli
Ein Allegra-Triebzug der Rhätische Bahn unterwegs auf der Berninalinie nahe der Station Alp Grüm. Bild: Andrea Badrutt
Die Rhätische Bahn unterwegs entlang dem zugeschneiten Lago Bianco auf dem Berninapass. Bild: Erik Süsskind
Ein Allegra-Triebzug der Rhätische Bahn unterwegs auf der Berninalinie. Bild: Andrea Badrutt
Der Glacier Express auf dem Landwasserviadukt bei Filisur. Bild: Andrea Badrutt
Die Rhätische Bahn in der bekannten Fotokurve bei der Station Alp Grüm. Bild: Tibert Keller
Ein Zug der Rhätischen Bahn auf dem Landwasserviadukt bei Filisur. Bild: Erik Süsskind
There is an incredible collection of highlights on the UNESCO World Heritage route.
알불라(Albula)와 베르니나(Bernina)를 관통하는 노선은 건축 기술과 노선의 형상에 있어 최고의 걸작입니다. 풍경과 철도가 서로 화합을 이룹니다. 철도는 확장되는 반원형으로 섬세한 부대 구축물을 지나 험준한 협곡을 통과합니다. 란트바써 고가교(Landwasserviadukt), 베르귄(Bergün)과 프레다(Preda) 사이의 환상(環狀)터널, 혹은 브루지오 나선 고가교(Kreisviadukt Brusio)는 시간이 증명해준 철도 선구자입니다.
The Albula Valley is dominated by engineering structures. The Railway Adventure Trail Albula leads from Preda to Bergün, then on to Filisur. Over its three stages you get a close-up view of viaducts, mountains and a roaring mountain brook. Information panels provide background information on the UNESCO World Heritage route.
Die Familie studiert die Informationstafel des Bahnerlebnisweges Albula.
Along the famous track to pure excitement on wooden runners: that's what the Preda/Darlux – Bergün sledging adventure holds in store. After the train has spiralled its way up the mountainside, the descent by sledge can begin: six kilometres from Preda to Bergün and four kilometres from Darlux to Bergün.
The picturesque village of Poschiavo is dominated by three towers: the Romanesque tower of the Catholic Church, the Baroque tower of the Reformed Church and the medieval tower of the town hall. The landlords of the typical Graubünden restaurants in the village take pride in their delicious Pizzoccheri. A glass of Veltliner will also stand you in good stead. Viva!
During the Ice Age some 11,000 years ago, the Palü Glacier formed a glacial hollow here. The glacier mills at Caviglia are ten metres deep and five metres wide. The ice has left behind a fascinating landscape full of natural sculptures, which can now be reached directly by rail. Experts will guide you round, providing fascinating details.
Reaching the border: the little Italian town of Tirano is a customs post and the southern point of departure of the Bernina Line. The pilgrimage church of Madonna di Tirano dominates the romantic Old Town. The Italian way of life is reflected by the palazzi and ice cream.
Offer on the World Heritage route
Offer for outward and return journey from all RhB stations
All fares are in Swiss francs (CHF) per person. Price includes:
The World Heritage Pass entitles you to unlimited travel on two days within a period of four days on the Thusis - St. Moritz - Tirano line (without Bernina and Glacier Express). Children travel free of charge with the Junior or Kinder-Mitfahrkarte. Travel guide without rail services available from your local RhB station. No discounted transfers within the Oberengadin fare association.