Useful Information about Christmas in Bern

Where can I find roasted chestnuts, how do I get home safely and which market is worth a visit even in bad weather? Here is some valuable information for adventurers visiting the city of Bern:

  • Store Opening Hours
    Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
    Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Sunday closed

    There are deviations in individual cases, for example, some shops in the lower Old City do not open until 10:00 a.m. If you are looking to visit a specific shop, we recommend checking the opening hours in advance.

  • Roasted Chestnut Stalls
    • On Bahnhofplatz (Station Square), next to the Church of the Holy Spirit
    • On Bahnhofplatz (Station Square), directly on «Loebegge» (corner of the LOEB store)
    • On Bärenplatz (Bear’s Square), in front of the Käfigturm (Prison Tower)
    • In Neuengasse, directly by “Neuengasse” station
    • In Kramgasse, in front of the Zytglogge (Clock Tower)
    • At the Waisenhausplatz (Orphanage Square) Christmas Market
  • Parking Guide
    • Bahnhof Parking
    • Parkhaus Metro
    • Rathaus Parking
    • Parking City-West
    • Mobiliar Parking
    • Parking Casino
    • expo Parking
    • Park + Ride Neufeld

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