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Winter in Bern
A new year begins – it’s time to broaden your horizons. Because in the cold winter months, there’s a lot to discover in the destination of Bern. Whether on snow or ice, indoors or outdoors, alone or with friends: Now is the time to try something new. And who knows, maybe you’ll find your next great passion in this variety of experiences. So put on your winter shoes and let’s go.
On to new paths
6 Bernese Highlights in February
An icy wind blows around Bern’s houses. What’s the best remedy against the cold? Movement. And what better way to do it than together. Grab your family and your friends and get moving. How about a cross-country skiing course with your siblings or an evening at a concert with your parents?
Top 10: Free Activities
If there are still a lot of days left until your next paycheck comes in, you have to get creative. Good things don’t have to be expensive! Whether you want to see great art, watch animals, or experience an audiovisual light installation – in Bern, there are so many things you can do and see for free. Here are our recommendations for free experiences in the destination Bern.
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Shopping in Bern’s Old CityAteliers, boutiques, and quaint shops – one-of-a-kind treasures await below the famous arcades and in the characteristic vaulted cellars of Bern’s Old City, turning every shopping trip into a unique experience.Shopping in Bern’s Old CityMore
Sustainability, Bern StyleIn the travel and business destination Bern, there’s plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Here is some inspiration for sustainable travel in the federal city and its surrounding regions.Sustainability, Bern StyleMore
Bern CityFederal city, city of shopping, pleasure, culture: Bern is diverse and unique. Whether you’re looking for nature, cultural activities, or great food – this is the place for you.More
GantrischWhether it's challenging yourself on the via ferrata, a bike tour on the winding roads, relaxed hiking with a fantastic view, or enjoying regional delicacies - the Gantrisch Nature Park leaves nothing to be desired.More
EmmentalThe Emmental cheese with its many holes is world-famous. But the beautiful valley has so much more to offer – it is a great escape for bike lovers and hiking enthusiasts, for example.More
OberaargauQuaint villages, idyllic lakes, and historic buildings – the Oberaargau region is worth getting to know. It offers all kinds of fun adventures and pretty destinations.More
LaupenThe charming atmosphere of this town stems from its skillfully crafted arcades, medieval half-timbered houses, cobblestone streets, and picturesque castle that take visitors on an architectural journey to the past.More
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