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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

More Transportation in Bern

Trams

Bern has a very good service of electric trams, and buses , they run through the main streets quite regular. The little Bern guide book gives tram and bus numbers to the main sites. Most pass the main...
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alectrevor
Sep 10, 2015

Getting around in the city.

The Bernmobil infocenter is the main address for all matters pertaining to public transport in the city and region of Bern. The site is all in German but you can get the most important information...
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Askla
Sep 03, 2015

Going by train.

I went to Bern by train from Luzern. The journey time ranges between just over an hour to around one and a half hour. The railway station in Bern is well located to reach the interesting sites easily...
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Askla
Sep 03, 2015

Cycling in Bern

Pro Velo Bern is the lobby of local bicycle users, which since 1978 has been campaigning for more space on the streets, uninterrupted bicycle routes, enough bicycle parking spaces, a safe traffic...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Bicycle routes in Switzerland

Within just a few years in the 1990s, the Switzerland Mobility Foundation (formerly Cycling in Switzerland Foundation) succeeded in establishing a network of nine national cycling routes with a total...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Outdoor bicycle parking

In all the surrounding countries (Germany, France, Italy, Austria) cyclists are careful to lock their bikes TO something when they leave them unattended, in fact the standard procedure is to lock both...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012
 
 
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Velo-Taxi

Like most self-respecting cities, Bern also offers the possibility to travel around town by Velo-Taxi.So far I've never tried this, since I prefer to do the pedaling myself, but in principle I'm all...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Marzili-Bahn

This short funicular connects the center of Bern (Bundesterasse, near the Federal Parliament Building) with the Marzili district 32 meters lower, by the banks of the Aare River. In the summer, lots of...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Public transport

Bern has a fine system of public transport, including three tram lines and several bus lines of various sorts. So if your bicycle has a flat tire or something you should have no trouble getting around...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Trains to Bern

From Frankfurt to Bern I usually take the German InterCityExpress (ICE) train by way of Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Freiburg and Basel. This is a direct connection (no change of train) and the journey from...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Bern rollt

Bern is one of nine cities in Switzerland where you can borrow a bicycle absolutely free for up to four hours just by leaving them your passport or ID-card and a deposit of twenty Swiss francs, both...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Bicycle trips from (and to) Bern

These photos are all from the year 2008, but when I was a student in Bern in 1961/62 it was already a fine bicycle town. I did a lot of cycling within the city, and also used Bern as a starting and...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2012

Gurtenbahn

Funicular railway up the Gurten mountain on the outskirts of Bern, this is a fantastic visit and the ride is a good part of the experience.The day ticket on local transport is valid here,...
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bonio
Jul 14, 2012

Cable Car Ride

The city centre of Bern is located high above the river and surrounding areas. These lower areas look very attractive and maybe very easy to walk down for some but not all.The return journey would be...
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Mikebb
Apr 30, 2011

Top Hotels in Bern

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Kornhausstrasse 3, Bern 3000
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Am Guisanplatz 2, Bern, Bern, 3014, Switzerland
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Gerechtigkeitsgasse 18, Bern, Bern, 3011, Switzerland
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Zieglerstrasse 66, Bern, Bern, CH-3000, Switzerland
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Am Guisanplatz 4, Bern, Bern, 3014, Switzerland
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99 Seftigenstrasse, Bern, Bern, 3007, Switzerland
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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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"Berne the capital of Switzerland"
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"Lovely Bern"
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