Bernina Pass, Poschiavo

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The Bernina Pass is a high mountain pass in the Bernina Range of the Alps, in the canton of Graubünden in eastern Switzerland. It connects the famous resort town of St. Moritz in the Engadin valley with the Italian-speaking Val Poschiavo, which ends in the Italian town of Tirano in Valtellina. The pass lies a few kilometres east of Piz Bernina.The Bernina Pass is crossed by road and rail, with a popular tourist train, the Bernina Express operating year-round between Chur and Tirano. The train crosses the pass west of the road at a slightly lower 2253m - it is the highest adhesion railway route in Europe.Lago Bianco, Lej Nair and Lej Pitschen are located on the pass.
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  • Climbed by motorbike in July, really good experience. Great Street, overview and ciba the show is really superb.
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  • The winding mountain railway, was beyond what I could have imagined. The scenic views as you passed through the Alps at 7400 feet above sea level were just awesome. Glaciers, wild horses, lakes and ti...  more »
  • We got on the little red train (it does not matter wheher you sit on the right or the left hand side, the serpentines ensure that both sides get stunning views) and we ended up just over an hour later...  more »
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  • Way back in the early two-thousands I climbed this pass by bicycle. There wad still snow in May. We survived...
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  • Very nice pass with super extended roads... You must have seen the Mountain Lake dream. To the stop and enjoy the view and relax
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  • Who is even close to the BERNINA pass should go and visit the Saoseo-Lake
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  • Breathtaking landscape a must visit if you like the sight of a beautiful mountain. Only advice dress warmly in the summer because there is a lot of wind
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