Venice-St. Moritz Tour

The Venice-St. Moritz tour is a new railway and postbus trip launched in 2008. It links the lagoon city of Venice on the Adriatic with Olympic St. Moritz (1,856 m altitude) in the Swiss Alps – as well as with six UNESCO World Heritage sites and the Swiss National Park. The trip can be made in either direction throughout the year and takes around 8 hours depending on the timetable.

St. Moritz: start or goal of the Venice-St. Moritz tour.
St. Moritz: start or goal of the Venice-St. Moritz tour.

A tour through the loveliest landscapes, linking the UNESCO world wonder of Venice (at sea level) with Olympic St. Moritz on the “roof of Europe” in the Swiss Alps (1,856 metres above sea level). This world-class cultural and panoramic journey with a host of highlights can be made every day and in environmentally friendly fashion by rail and postbus.

Venice - the "mother" of all World Heritage sites.
Venice - the "mother" of all World Heritage sites.

Highlights

  • Venice: the mother of all UNESCO World Heritages with its lagoons.
  • Padua: St. Anthony’s Cathedral and Botanical Gardens (UNESCO World Heritage).
  • Vicenza: the town and palatial villas of Veneto (UNESCO World Heritage).
  • Verona: old town (UNESCO World Heritage), arena, Romeo & Juliet
  • Bozen, South Tyrol: Ötzi, the world’s oldest glacier mummy, the Dolomites and Reinhold Messner’s Mountain Museum.
  • Meran, South Tyrol: the new thermal springs, Tyrol Castle, Trauttmansdorf Castle gardens.
  • Glurns, South Tyrol: the smallest city in the Alps.
  • Val Müstair: Convent of St. John (UNESCO World Heritage) and UNESCO Biosfera.
  • Swiss National Park: Europe’s oldest and the only one in Switzerland, with a new centre in Zernez.
  • St. Moritz/Engadin: Switzerland’s only Olympic town (1928 and 1948), birthplace of international winter tourism and mountain sport.
  • Albula-St. Moritz-Bernina: UNESCO World Heritage since 2008 "Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina landscapes". Albula/Bernina is part of the Glacier Express (Zermatt, Matterhorn), Bernina Express (Italy, Milan) and the Palm Express (Lugano) and thus the gateway to other UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy and the Ticino.

More Information:

www.venice-stmoritz.com

Packages

Packages with hotel stay and train reservation are organized by VIVA Ferien  in St.Moritz:

VIVA-Ferien
Via Maistra 41
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Tel. +41 (0)81 833 08 00
info@viva-ferien.ch
www.viva-ferien.ch

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