«Grüessech» from Bern

Berne’s unique Swiss capital is the perfect city escape, listed since 1983 as a UNESCO heritage site, is characterized by its cosmopolitan charm. Berne offers a lot to see and do: the Federal Parliament Building and Federal Square, the Clock Tower (Zytglogge), Bear Park, the river Aare, churches, bridges and fountains. Witness medieval buildings next to world-class architecture and design.

Highlights in Bern

On a walk through the city, you’ll encounter many memorable sights: the imposing Federal Palace on the Bundesplatz; the “Zytglogge”, a mediaeval clock tower; the famous Bear Pits; and of course the graceful loop of the River Aare.

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Must See in Bern:

Places of interest: 
Gurten MountainCasino Bern
Rose gardenKonzert Theater Bern,
Zytglogge (clock tower), Münster (cathedral),
Swiss ParliamentAnimal park Dählhölzli (Marzili), 
Bärengraben (bear pit), Einsteinhaus-Original apartment

Zentrum Paul Klee,  Bernese History Museum
Einstein Museum,  Museum of Art,
Museum of Communication 

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Day Trips

Walking, by train or by boat: many of Switzerland’s beautiful landscapes are easily reachable from Bern.
For more information, click here for more information on the Switzerland Tourism page. 

Top attractions of the region:

Jungfrau Region (Interlaken, Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald and Schilthorn)
Emmentaler cheese dairy
La Maison du Gruyère
Camille Bloch (visitor center)
Kambly experience

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Events in Bern

Throughout the year there are many cultural and entertaining events happening in the city and surroundings.
Here below a list of the most famous:

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