UNESCO World Heritage

Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes

A triumph of railway engineering

The line of the Rhaetian Railway between Thusis and Tirano (Italy) is a true masterstroke. It is a unique example of a railway which has been harmoniously integrated into the high-mountain landscape. Narrow radii, sophisticated engineering structures and impressive tunnels: the many gorges, mountain barriers and gradients were overcome using a range of innovative ideas, and the 122 km-long route has been slotted pleasantly into the wild natural environment. The journey is a voyage of discovery for connoisseurs. Railway enthusiasts can admire the pioneering creations at close quarters, and those with a thirst for knowledge might like to visit the Albula railway museum in Bergün. Cultural Heritage since 2008.

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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
If you like adventure in winter, you can sledge for around 6 km along the pass road past the world-famous Albula railway line to the railway village of Bergün. ...
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Guided tour
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The Landwasser Express takes guests on an attractive route from Filisur railway station to the Landwasser Viaduct, the landmark of Graubünden and the UNESCO ...
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The Albula Railway Museum in Bergün guides railway enthusiasts and families through the history of the railway in Graubünden. Old railway equipment, films ...
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
In the interplay between rest and relaxation, observation and activity, exploration and contemplation, you form emotional bonds with the element of water. On ...
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
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Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
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Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
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Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
Hikes
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The unique long-distance hiking trail Via Albula/Bernina runs along the UNESCO World Heritage RhB line. In 10 stages, it covers 131 kilometres on foot from Thusis ...
Learn more
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
The "Railway Adventure Trail Albula" leads from Preda via Bergün to Filisur and on to the Landwasser Viaduct and is laid out parallel to the railway ...
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Guided tour
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
During the ice age around 11 000 years ago, the Palü glacier formed huge holes in the ground at the foot of the Bernina massif. Ten metres deep and five metres ...
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Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
History Several options were considered for the route through the Engadin. To provide better access to the central regions of the canton of Graubünden, the ...
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