The 16 best attractions and things to do in Bern 2023
Bern's historic old town is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. This includes the dreamy alleys, the numerous ornate fountains, the famous Zytgloggeturm and the over 100 m high Münsterturm. The Aare River winds around the city in a U-shape. The city's more than 6 km of arcades are popularly called "Lauben". The Federal Palace of the Swiss government belongs to the capital of Switzerland like the view from the Rose Garden over the roofs of the old town and into the Bernese Alps.
There are many exciting activities in Bern such as Aareböötle from Thun, the art museum, sightseeing flights from Bern-Belp, Aareschwimmen, Escape Games, Bernaqua or skydiving.
What are the places of interest and excursions in Bern?
Bern, the capital of Switzerland, offers countless sights and excursion destinations. Among the most important are:
+ the UNESCO certified old town
+ the Bear Park on the Aare
+ the Federal Palace
+ the Rose Garden
+ the Zytgloggeturm
+ the Bern Cathedral
+ the open-air swimming pool Marzili
+ the big ski jump.