The red train of Bernina leaves Tirano at 492 meters above sea level and reaches 2257 meters at the “Bernina Hospice” and then 1775 meters in St. Moritz, crossing stunning alpine sceneries. The red train is equipped with modern carriages from which you can admire the landscape all around. This tour offers the opportunity to spend a few hours in close contact with nature, to be caressed by the breeze and to breathe in the scent of the woods.
Since July 2008 the Rhaetian Railway is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The best known and the most captivating tradition for tourism is that of “Pasquali”, which consist of majestic allegorical works in a religious context, arranged on floats carried by young and old fellows on their shoulders. They wear typical costumes of Bormio and parade along the streets of the historical center up to the square of “Kuerc” Here the religious floats are exposed and honored by a selected jury of experts.