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“Scenic Bus Journey!”
Review of Palm Express

Palm Express
Ranked #1 of 2 Tours in St. Moritz
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Owner description: Scenic bus ride from St Moritz - Lugano.
San Francisco
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23 reviews
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“Scenic Bus Journey!”
Reviewed 19 October 2012

This is a scenic bus journey which can stand on par with some of the scenic journeys by train that we have done in Switzerland!

Our bus-driver was a Very cheerful person and he provided commentary as we passed through the different areas. Only thing is, he didn't speak English!

We were sitting on the left-hand side of the bus and it turned out that for most of the journey, that was the more scenic side as well.

The bus passes through Silvaplana and Sils (both pretty), goes over the Maloja Pass and into the Bregaglia Valley. The Bregaglia Valley is beautiful! It was lush green with lots of trees.

At our mid-journey stop in Chiavenna, Italy, we went to the restaurant across from the bus stop (they had a TripAdvisor sticker on their front door!) and got some Italian pistachio and nocchiola (hazelnut) gelato - it was Excellent!!

A good part of the bus journey is around Lake Como where you pass many lake resort towns. There is only space for single lane traffic in each direction so it is very interesting to watch how the bus and cars on the road maneuver along the roads!

Visited September 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Visit Italy in Switzerland”
Reviewed 31 January 2012

This is a convenient way to travel from St Moritz to Lugano. The bus drive is comfortable, and scenic if you can manage to get the front seats. A reservation is recommended.

The ride goes through mountains, and then by the coastline, up narrow roads into the mountains again, and Italian villa styled architecture.

Bus has a rest area stop where you can enjoy a packed lunch with good mountain views.

Visited June 2011
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