Welcome to Bern
Currently, public events are prohibited, and special conditions apply to facilities open to the public. Catering establishments and numerous leisure and cultural facilities will have to remain closed until 28 February 2021, and this will also apply to shops and markets that do not sell everyday consumer goods from 18 January 2021. Detailed information on the nationwide measures can be found on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health.
Bern is not just the federal city, Bern is the rolling hills of the Emmental valley, the impressive mountain range of the Gantrisch area, idyllic spots in the Oberaargau region, and historic towns like Laupen. Be it active or relaxed, urban or rural, in the mountains or by the water: when it comes to excursions, the possibilities are endless. Find out how beautifully diverse the destination Bern is.
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