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2-Hour Private Bern City Walking Tour
"During your two hour walk through the picturesque city of Bern an experienced guide will lead you through their home town based on your wishes. The tour can be adapted to suit your needs and group. You can decide when and where you want to start the tour. Of course your guide will show you all major sights of the be a UNESCO World Heritage. This includes the infamous watch tower the bear park the parliament building the cathedral and the Einstein-House.Upon request you can also discover the lesser known places in Bern. Furthermore you will hear background information from a local about the city and the sights. If you want to see the city with a certain focus or you are interested in a special topic
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2-Hour Private Bern City Walking Tour
"During your two hour walk through the picturesque city of Bern an experienced guide will lead you through their home town based on your wishes. The tour can be adapted to suit your needs and group. You can decide when and where you want to start the tour. Of course your guide will show you all major sights of the be a UNESCO World Heritage. This includes the infamous watch tower the bear park the parliament building the cathedral and the Einstein-House.Upon request you can also discover the lesser known places in Bern. Furthermore you will hear background information from a local about the city and the sights. If you want to see the city with a certain focus or you are interested in a special topic
From CHF90.00
 
2-Hour Private Bern City Walking Tour
"During your two hour walk through the picturesque city of Bern an experienced guide will lead you through their home town based on your wishes. The tour can be adapted to suit your needs and group. You can decide when and where you want to start the tour. Of course your guide will show you all major sights of the be a UNESCO World Heritage. This includes the infamous watch tower the bear park the parliament building the cathedral and the Einstein-House.Upon request you can also discover the lesser known places in Bern. Furthermore you will hear background information from a local about the city and the sights. If you want to see the city with a certain focus or you are interested in a special topic
From CHF90.00

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Bern

Tourist Traps

Bear pit

We came down to the riverside since I was curious about the beer brewed in the touristy Tram Shed restaurant which was said to be close to the bear pit. It was in fact next to it and it is hard to...
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City Clock Extravaganza

Most guide books talk about the city's clock and its 'performance' a few minutes before every hour. It is not all that spectacular and all of the tourists are standing there with craned necks after it...
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rundoyle4
Feb 20, 2008

VirtualTouristTrap has no useful info about Bern

As far as I can tell, VirtualTourisTrap has no useful, current (late 2006) information about Bern. Three restaurants - Anker, Kornhaus and Altestramdepot? Give me a break! It's an ad site geared to...
captaillat
Oct 24, 2006

Getting Ripped Off

Avoid the tourist shops in the old city of Bern on Gerichtigkeitsgasse and Kramgasse. These are terribly expensive and most of the items they sell can be bought for less - woodwork from Brienz for...
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Zisch
Jan 08, 2004

The Usual Things

It's all the usual things. Incorrect change is a favourite, and some places (not many) just charge way over the top. A Stange (3dl beer) should cost CHF 3 - CHF 4, and a main course should cost CHF 18...
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brily
May 08, 2003

Eating Out

Restaurants are quite expensive in Switzerland. Luckely there are 3 Mc Donalds, lots of small Bakeries and a Star Bucks. You do not have to leave a huge tip- it is already included n the waiter's...
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SwissAmerican
Feb 17, 2003
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Bern

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Bear pit

The bear is the symbol of Bern. They live in the Bear park. I was there september 2015 but the the bears were not. The living area was been upgraded so the bears were on "holiday " Due back at the end...
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Old town

The old town is down by the river Aare and can be seen from the high bridge over the river. The buildings are sandstone from the middle ages and Renaissance. In 1983 entered the UNESCO world heritage...
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Clock Tower

Once Bern" s main clock , the clock tower dating back to the 15th century is now the citys landmark building. on Kram Gasse. There is a display of mechanical figures every hour. The german name is...
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House of Parliament

Built 1852-1902 this is the goverment building of the Federal Council and Parliament of the National Council. There are visits to the Interior of the rich mosaics, sculptures and paintings. The...
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Cathedral - Münster

The cathedral [ Munster ] was started in 1421 , in late gothic style , the tower was completed in 1893. The portal has 234 coloured depictions of the last judgement The cathedral is open to public...
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Markets and shopping

Walking through the Old Town market we were attracted to the wonderful display of local cheese. Such a delight to see and would have loved to be able to buy some. Notice the garlic by the cheese,...
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globetrott

"Switzerland's Capital"
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hojasdehierba

"CHARMING BERN"
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Nemorino

"Opera and cycling in Bern"
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mabu

"Berne the capital of Switzerland"
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jorgec25

"Lovely Bern"
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