Springtime in Bern

The days are getting longer, the birds are chirping, and the trees are starting to blossom – time to go outside! We’re celebrating spring and Bernese joie de vivre with different outdoor activities.


In the mood for an e-bike tour along the e-bike route Radwanderroute 888 – Grünes Band Bern, a spring stroll to the Rosengarten to see (and smell) the roses, or an excursion to one of the capital’s most exciting playgrounds? The destination Bern offers all kinds of activities and experiences for nature lovers.

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    Looking to spruce up your photo wall with some new pictures? Here’s where to find the best views in the destination Bern.

Eating and drinking

How about a strawberry gelato from one of Bern’s popular ice cream parlours, a multi-course meal at a sustainable eatery, or a relaxed lunch on a terrace by the Aare river?

Art and Culture

Find inspiration for current exhibitions at Bern’s museums and learn interesting and strange facts about Bern on our city tours.



Browsing for a birthday gift for your best friend in the charming little shops of Bern’s UNESCO-listed Old City or visiting Bern’s farmer’s market to buy regional products such as veggies, meat or fish for a barbecue – going shopping in Bern is so much fun! And the best thing about it: thanks to the 6 kilometres of arcades, shoppers are protected in any weather.


Feel like relaxing after a long hike in the Gantrisch Nature Park, a spring stroll along the Aare river, or a bike ride in the idyllic Emmental? These baths and hotels have wonderfully relaxing spa areas.

Overnight stays

Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly room in a cozy Emmental hotel, a glamorous suite in the heart of Bern’s Old City, or a stylish accommodation in a trendy neighbourhood: Bern offers everything your heart desires.

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