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33 Via Albula/Bernina

Long distance hiking trail
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    Photo: Antonella Klee, System
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The hiking trail along the UNESCO World Heritage section of the Rhaetian Railway runs as near as possible to the Albula and Bernina railway line, regularly affording enchanting open views of an over 100-year-old total artwork in stunning Alpine scenery.

moderate
126.2 km
41:24 h
4228 m
4456 m

In terms of solving structural- engineering problems and the harmony between their encroachment and nature, the Albula/Bernina railway line is a masterpiece from railway pioneering days. The first part of the hike leads along the Albula line from Thusis, north of the Alps, through the Albulatal valley via the Fuorcla Crap Alv into Val Bever and through the unique Upper Engadin high plateau to St. Moritz. The southern four sections continue over the Berninapass into Val Poschiavo and finally reach Tirano in the Italian Veltlin.

Making the journey on foot through one of the most varied natural and cultural landscapes between high Alpine, Alpine and sub-tropical zones, continually accompanied by the Albula and Bernina railway, is one of the most wonderful of all hiking experiences. The UNESCO structures, such as bridges, viaducts (helical) tunnels and stations set in wild natural Alpine surroundings can best be discovered on this hike in total harmony with nature. Three language regions, numerous landscape gems and places with special character round off this hiking experience.

A long-distance hike for everyone, as it constantly crosses the route of the Rhaetian Railway, providing the assurance of being able to climb aboard at any time and thus arrange and adapt the one-day stages to suit individual fitness levels and interests.

Author's recommendation

Book Albula/Bernina trek online including luggage transport under www.graubuenden.ch.

Tour route Stage tour Nice views With refreshment stops Botanical highlights Entdecken und Erleben / Weitwandern
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2479 m
426 m
Best time of year
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Tips, hints and links

Guestinformation Viamala
Bahnhof / Schalter RhB
7430 Thusis
Tel. +41 (0)81 650 90 30
info@viamala.ch

Ente Turistico Valposchiavo Stazione
7742 Poschiavo
Tel. +41 (0)81 844 05 71
Fax +41 (0)81 844 10 27
info@valposchiavo.ch
www.valposchiavo.ch

Start

Thusis (700 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.697107 N 9.441027 E
UTM 32T 533718 5171600

Destination

Tirano (I)

Turn-by-turn directions

Stages:

33.1 Thusis–Tiefencastel
33.2 Tiefencastel–Filisur
33.3 Filisur–Bergün
33.4 Bergün–Preda
33.5 Preda–Spinas
33.6 Spinas–St. Moritz
33.7 St. Moritz–Ospizio Bernina
33.8 Ospizio Bernina–Cavaglia
33.9 Cavaglia–Le Prese
33.10 Le Prese–Tirano (I)

Note

Wildlife refuge Fullun: Do not enter the nature reserve from 01.12 until 30.04.

Public transport

Diese Tour kann mittels öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel vereinfacht werden.

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Coordinates

Geogr.:46.697107 N 9.441027 E
UTM:32T 533718 5171600
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Lorenz Schilling
2016-03-20
Sehr schöne Tour. Allerdings haben wir die Etappen etwas anders gestaltet.
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
126.2 km
Duration
41:24 h
Ascent
4228 m
Descent
4456 m
Tour route Stage tour Nice views With refreshment stops Botanical highlights Entdecken und Erleben / Weitwandern

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Statistics

  • 10 Stages

Hiking trail 33.01 Thusis - Tiefencastel, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 1
19.1 km
7:13 h
1136 m
959 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.02 Tiefencastel - Filisur, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 2
11.2 km
3:53 h
522 m
304 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.03 Filisur - Bergün, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 3
9.6 km
6:13 h
729 m
432 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.04 Bergün - Preda, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 4
6.5 km
4:48 h
512 m
98 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.05 Preda - Spinas, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 5
11.8 km
8:28 h
931 m
893 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.06 Spinas - St. Moritz

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
easy Stage 6
12.2 km
3:43 h
250 m
290 m
(1)
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.07 St. Moritz - Ospizio Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 7
29.6 km
10:10 h
1035 m
724 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.08 Ospizio Bernina - Cavaglia, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 8
8.9 km
3:18 h
282 m
833 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.09 Cavaglia - Le Prese, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 9
10.9 km
4:11 h
161 m
887 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren

Hiking trail 33.10 Le Prese - Tirano, Via Albula / Bernina

2014-02-25
Hiking trail Hiking trail • Graubuenden
moderate Stage 10
13.5 km
4:56 h
368 m
904 m
from Graubünden Ferien,  Graubünden Ferien - normierte Touren
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