Jan 16, 2013 - 2:13 PM
We (husband & I) are embarking on a Med. cruise from Venice on Tues/Wed Oct 8/9. We've been to Italy before. Since I've never seen an Alp before, we hope to see as much of them as possible before we get to Venice. Instead of flying to Italy, we've booked a flight to Zurich (from Canada), arriving early Saturday Oct 5, after which we plan to take a train directly to Zermatt. On Sunday (Oct 6) we plan to take the GE for the day, then stay overnight somewhere (Chur? St. Moritz? Elsewhere more economical?), then take the BE to Tirano on Monday, followed by a train to Milan, where we will stay overnight. On to Venice Tuesday morning. My question is, where would one recommend staying overnight between the two trains? Which town? I'll try to figure out the rail pass situation later... we'll be flying home from Rome, 12 nights later. Thanks very much.