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It is called the most beautiful link between the cool North and the warm South. This view was shared by UNESCO in 2008, when it designated the Bernina-Express between Thusis and Tirano as a World Heritage Site -- the third train route in the world to receive this honor. The Bernina-Express passes through 55 tunnels, crosses 196 bridges and overcomes gradients of up to 70 pro mille without cogwheel drive. The train carries travelers from Chur, Switzerland's oldest city, into the stark mountain world above the fog line and past the Morteratsch Glacier. It then travels southward, right into the charming ambience of Veltin. Seat reservations are mandatory and available at any train station in Switzerland and at most Swiss Travel System sales points abroad. Be sure to have valid entry docume...
Promo right now to save 20% off on all Eurail Pass! http://bit.ly/Eurail_Pass Adults save 32% if you travel in a group or with another person FREE shipping to the United States Youth 11 and Under Travel FREE For other tips on Eurail: http://outdoorsherman.com/eurail-pass-review/ Once you got your Eurail Pass, the next thing to consider is if you need reservations for any of your trains. To check that, you can go on the Eurail website or their Rail Planner App to see the train schedule. For instance if you’re looking for a train from Rome to Florence, it’ll tell you right away i you need a reservation of not. If you do need one, you’ll have to pay extra for it. I paid roughly 10 euros for that trip. But you can also avoid taking trains with reservations by clicking on the avoid reservatio...
Visit the Stockhorn in the morning and enjoy a lovely brunch in their panoramic restaurant at the peak! Well worth it, reservations necessary. http://www.stockhorn.ch/e_home.html Join me on Twitter! http://twitter.com/MizzChievouz Let's chat on Facebook :) http://www.facebook.com/mizzchievouz Facebook application: http://apps.facebook.com/misschievous/
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Learn all about the scenic routes in Switzerland including the Glacier Express (Zermatt to St Moritz), Wilhelm Tell Express (Lucerne to Lugano), Goldenpass Line (Lucerne to Montreux) & Bernina Express (Chur to Tirano or Lugano). These scenic routes are all included with a Swiss Travel Pass - reservations may be required. Watch now!
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Traveling in Switzerland is easy and efficient -- especially if you have a Swiss Travel Pass, which covers trains/buses/boats/AND over 500 museums, plus some mountain railway excursions, plus discounts on a ton of other activities. It's basically the best.
Understand when you need to purchase a reservation when riding the train in Europe with a Eurail Pass and learn how to purchase your seat reservation. Rail Europe's YouTube channel features videos about traveling by train in Europe and helpful videos on how to book our rail products for all your travel needs. Subscribe for videos of Rail Europe for the latest in European rail: http://goo.gl/L3fkD Website: http://www.raileurope.com YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/raileurope Rail Europe Social Media Channels: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RailEurope Twitter:https://twitter.com/RailEurope Google+: https://plus.google.com/+raileurope/
When you travel with Eurail your pass gives you access to most trains in Europe but it's good to know that the majority of trains in France need to be reserved in advance. As many of the popular routes in France get busy and because there are limited seats on international French trains of Eurail pass holders, we recommend making your reservations as early as possible. You can make your reservations either at the train station or if you bought your Pass from Eurail.com you can head to our website and let our reservations team take care of them for your. If you have any questions, we're here to help. For more info visit: http://www.eurail.com/plan-your-trip/guide-eurail-train-reservations
Time-lapse video shot while driving from De Bilt (Netherlands) through Germany to Bellwald (Switzerland) - 12.5 hours in 13.5 minutes. Some detours were made to avoid traffic jams. No time to watch the whole video? Make sure you've seen these highlights: 1:49 - Picknicking family 5:10 - No speed limit on the German Autobahn (highest speed recorded is 191 km/h) 5:34 - Entering France (detour) 6:22 - Man taking some snacks 7:35 - Swiss border (Basel-Weil am Rhein) 7:47 - Man waiting for his family 9:12 - smaller road to Kandersteg for Lötschberg car train to Goppenstein (Valais/Wallis) 9:53 - car train terminal 10:38 - Descent in Rhone valley 11:33 onwards - Most beautiful part of the trip: Brig-Bellwald (two shorter stops were made: one to do some shopping in Mörel and one in Fieschertal. 1...
More tips for eating in Europe: https://youtu.be/zVxlB4qJ0JA?list=PLwTQPWHcUfhTq_mDA7SpBYtftyGUCqLN5 In this travel class, Rick Steves takes you on a culinary tour through Europe, with advice on choosing the perfect restaurant, interpreting menus, enjoying local specialties, tipping, and joining local cooking classes and food tours.
BURT WOLF: TRAVELS & TRADITIONS - WINTER IN VALAIS, SWITZERLAND (#403) The most mountainous region in Switzerland, the Valais has some of the highest peaks in Europe including the Matterhorn. Since the middle of the 1800s, the snow, the blue skies and Swiss hospitality have attracted tourists to this area. You'll see twenty-four of the world's best snowboarders drop down 10,000 feet of uncharted mountain, travel along with the Glacier Patrol as they race across the top of the Swiss Alps, learn the art of curling, discover the secrets of dog-sledding, tend the Dalai Lama's vineyard and take a train ride through some of the world's most beautiful country.
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