Grünes Band Bern (Bern’s Green Belt)

This scenic cycling tour covers 59 kilometres and connects the communities around Bern. Surrounded by nature and yet in very close proximity to the federal city, the Grünes Band (Green Belt) is perfect for both adventurers and those who like to enjoy the finer things in life.

Route information

The route can easily be broken up into several stages, leaving more time to enjoy the experiences. You can also choose your own starting point, direction and route length. All you have to do is follow the red Veloland 888 signs and stop at the marked highlights.

  • Location Location : All around Bern
  • Distance Distance : 59 km
  • Elevation gain Elevation gain : 950 m

The “888 Grünes Band Bern” adventure tour is much more than “just” a cycle route: exploring the local features around Bern’s UNESCO-listed Old Town is at its heart. It is worth making regular stops along the way: At marked adventure spots - be sure to look out for the green signs and the tree trunk benches – you can learn interesting, funny and surprising facts about nature and agriculture. For example, why the water of the Belper Giessen is unmistakably clear.

If you get hungry on the way: All the ingredients for a fine picnic can be found in numerous charming farm and village shops. If you fancy a meal made from local ingredients, you can enjoy yourself in one of the restaurants along the route.

  • Fact

    Many restaurants and cafés are closed on Sundays and Mondays or have irregular opening hours. So that you don't have to cycle next door on an empty stomach, we recommend that you check the opening hours in advance on the establishments' websites.

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