- Resort type: City resort
- Landscape: Town, Mountains, Lakes, Riverside, Hills
- What to do: Cycling, Golf, Casinos, Horse Riding, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Amusement Parks, Hiking, Festivals & Carnivals, Shopping, SPA, Zoos
Bern is a capital city of Switzerland. It is situated right in the middle of a picturesque valley on the Aare River.
Bern is the main destination for the excursion tourism and city entertainments. The major architectural and historical sights can be found in the Old City of Bern and they are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The historical centre of Bern is restricted by the three streets Spitalgasse, Marktgasse, and Kramgasse. In this part of the city, there always are crowds of people who want to see with their own eyes the magnificent Bern cathedral and the medieval tower with the clock Zytglogge. To see as many sights as possible for a short period of time take advantage of a Free Walking Tours Bern. If you want to learn more about the city and the country visit some famous museums.
You can enjoy nature in the Kleine Schanze Park. On its territory, there are 2 very beautiful lakes, cycle and horseback riding routes.
If you come to Bern with your family you should definitely visit the Tierpark Dahlholzli Zoo. The city of Grange is an hour and a half drive from Bern. In this city, you will find the largest amusement park Happyland. Make your journey even more interesting and play golf, tennis or squash, rack your brains in escape quest rooms. Gambling is your passion? Go to the casino. Relax after walking around the city in one of the spa salons.
Go shopping at the malls and markets in Bern. A mall Westside on the Riedbachstrasse is a favourite place of the locals and the tourists to buy new clothes.
The foodies should not miss a chance to try Swiss cheeses and chocolate in one of the restaurants. Altes Tramdepot serves the national delicacies and sells sweet gifts for you to remember your time spent in Bern.