Grünes Band Bern (Bern’s Green Belt)
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 : All around Bern
- Distance : 59 km
- 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.
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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