I love travelling by train especially when you have great landscape outside. The TV documentary below is about a journey between Italy and Switzerland with a train line called ‘Vigezzina’. It is only available in Italian but you can still grasp an impression of this charming valley and its people and traditions.
Here is the itinerary on Google Maps:
Maybe an idea would be to do it on the occasion of the Locarno International Film Festival which takes place every year in August since 1946.