A centuries-old mule trail linking Austria and Italy passes through Switzerland in four scenic stages. The section between Pontresina and Tirano offers a mixture of high-mountain thrills and Mediterranean charm.
The Gemmi Pass is the oldest link between Valais and the Bernese Alps – and the heart of the ViaCook, a long-distance journey following the trail of the British tourism pioneer Thomas Cook.
With the RhB you can enjoy carefree hiking, fine dining, rustic living and hop on the train whenever you like. And the RhB will look after your luggage in (almost) every case. RhB travel-experience package Via Valtellina South - carefree from north to south: High mountain landscapes and Mediterranean flair alternate between Pontresina and Tirano. This package includes accommodation with half board and packed lunches, luggage transfers, use of the railway along the route and the return trip on the Bernina line, plus an interesting guidebook. Price per person in a double room: $$CHF 780$$ Surcharge for single occupancy: $$CHF 40$$