Lots of steps to climb on a guided tour of Bern’s Matte district

Embark on a journey to the «black» district via steps and steep slopes, past the former wharf, and find out how these words Casanova, chocolate and gold are associated with the Matte.

Situated along the banks of the Aare River, the Matte today has become a stately and almost self-contained village. The modern link to the upper city is provided by the world’s steepest tramline, lovingly referred to by the Bernese as the «Senkeltram» (Plumb Line Tram).

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Tour available:
 Year-round
Start time: By individual arrangement
Meeting point: Cathedral (Münster)
Duration: 90 minutes
Price:
 CHF 250.00 per group
Express surcharge: CHF 50.00 when booked less than 48 hours in advance
Languages: German / English / French
Note: Max. 20 persons per group

Sales and assistance at +41 (0)31 328 12 12 or citytours@bern.com.

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