By train from St. Moritz to the Matterhorn – The Glacier Express

Aug 15, 2023 | History, Travel, Videos

Experience the stunning beauty of the Swiss Alps through the eyes of the passengers aboard the Glacier Express. For almost 90 years, this train journey has been one of the world’s most thrilling ways to discover the Alps.
Learn about the fascinating history of this “world’s slowest express train” that connects the chic resort town of St. Moritz to the quaint village of Zermatt. Witness some of the architectural marvels of the railway era, including the Albula Tunnel, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the famous Landwasser Viaduct. Follow in the footsteps of the former spa director of St. Moritz, who used the “alphorn” to promote the Glacier Express in New York in 1980, and discover the intriguing backstories of other local customs and phrases like “Waschweib.”

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