Winter in the city and region of Bern

We all know the feeling: in the first season of the year, the urge to broaden our horizons, to finally do things we’ve always wanted to do and to experience something new is palpable. Luckily, the city and region of Bern wear many winter coats. Take a look at all there is to do.

Outdoor winter activities

  • Fact

    Due to a lack of snow, the snow sports facilities in the Gantrisch Nature Park and in the Emmental are currently closed.

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “winter”? A magical, snow-covered winter wonderland. And how can you enjoy that to the fullest? With one of the many outdoor activities in the region of Bern. But the cosy alleyways in the city of Bern are also not without wintry charm. From the bustling city life to sporting excursions and calming views – winter in and around Bern has so much to offer.

Indoor winter activities

Winter days can be dark, cold and wet – but that’s no reason to be gloomy. There are plenty of ways to forget about the bad weather in the city and region of Bern. How about a lavish brunch or a shopping spree under the weather-protected arcades in Bern’s UNESCO-listed old town?

Staying overnight

A glamorous suite in the heart of Bern’s old town, a stylish accommodation in a trendy neighbourhood or a romantic igloo in the snowy Emmental: after an active start to the year, it’s time to take a break and treat yourself to a time-out in Bern or its surroundings. Bring your partner, your friends or even your family – children sometimes stay overnight for free.

Is it raining cats and dogs? No problem!

The Best Indoor Activities for Families

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