Restaurant «Zum Blauen Engel» («The Blue Angel»)
Charming, playful, and enchanting – that’s what best describes the restaurant «Zum Blauen Engel». It’s found its place in a former print shop, somewhat hidden in the Länggasse, a well-known Bernese neighborhood. The menu features classic French dishes and of course, excellent wine. The restaurant has dedicated itself to culinary delights and conviviality. There’s no need to travel to Paris, the city of love, when happiness is so close by. You can find your grand amour (your great love) in this wonderful restaurant in our relaxed federal city.
Raise a glass to love
Pure romance in the Emmental
How about an overnight stay in the Romantikhotel Bären (romance hotel Bären) in Dürrenroth? Staying true to their name they are offering a Valentine’s Special for the upcoming romantic holiday. The rooms are lovingly decorated, you can toast to the experience with the little surprise left behind and afterwards you can indulge in the three-course dinner conjured up by the kitchen. But maybe you’re looking for even more relaxation? The hotel has its own spa area equipped with a hot tub, various saunas, a rain shower, and an ice fountain to cool down. This veritable oasis is the perfect place if you are looking for a romantic getaway for two, far away from the mad rush of everyday life. Our suggestion: Valentine’s Day falls on a weekday, so why not surprise your favourite person with a weekend away?
For an extra touch of romance
Hundreds of people in love have sealed their happiness with a love lock on the Schönausteg, from where you can observe the swimmers and their colourful Aare bags in summer. It’s a token of love that will last forever. Why not make a quick stop during a long walk along the river Aare? Our tip: surprise your sweetheart with a romantic picnic, for example with local specialties from Lola.
Cuddling with alpacas
Fluffy, cute and simply screaming for a cuddle: just seeing an alpaca will make your heart beat faster. In Ortschwaben, just a 10-minute ride by PostBus from Bern main station, you can not only pet but also go on a walk with these adorable animals. Romance is pre-programmed, at the very latest when you stop in the idyllic little clearing with a view over the city of Bern and its mountains. And: cuddling and playing with the alpacas is sure to bring you and your sweetheart a little bit closer.
To the alpaca farm
The restaurant «Essort» has found its place in one of Bern’s most distinguished neighbourhoods, showing just as much style. It not only impresses with 15 GaultMillau points but also knows how to make your heart pitter-patter. In warmer weather, the listed garden is perfect for a romantic dinner. The outside is cosy, the inside is elegant, and the exquisite menu will provide you with unforgettable hours. The restaurant has created a special Valentine’s Day Menu under the motto «To the world you are just someone, but to someone you are the world».
A whole world for two
Get Pampered in a Castle
The castle Hünigen is the perfect place for a cosy retreat, a royal feast, and a dreamy overnight stay. Their guests are being pampered to the umpteenth degree, can enjoy the in-house spa area as well as indulge in a five-course castle menu and a sumptuous castle brunch. If you want to feel like you live in a fairytale romance, this is the place to do it.
To a royal experience
The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach
Butterflies in your stomach? Now is the chance to surprise your better half with a romantic dinner. There are some excellent restaurants in and around Bern to enjoy an elegant evening for two, and you might even find your new favourite place together. Your taste buds will not be the only ones to remember this fabulous date evening. Our suggestion for even more time together: go on a long walk after your visit to the restaurant.
For gourmet lovers
Counting the Shooting Stars in the Sternenpark Gantrisch (Star Park Gantrisch)
Is there anything more romantic than walking underneath the starry sky and wishing upon a shooting star? We do not want to make any false promises, but you’ll surely catch a glimpse of a shooting star here. It’s best to admire the unique nocturnal landscape on a leisurely walk to the restaurant Bütschelegg where seasonal delicacies and Tamil specialties await you. The 25-minute walk from the PostBus station «Bütschel Gschneit» along field and forest paths will certainly create a romantic atmosphere.
Wish upon a star