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Old Town Bern

Bern, Switzerland
+41 31 328 12 12
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Bern, Switzerland
+41 31 328 12 12
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Could have spent more time here but was glad I went even for a short time it has and old world charm about it

Thank cheryl n
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We did a day trip to Bern because our canyoning adventure was cancelled due to weather. We were able to hit all of the old town highlights in a couple of hours. Everything is walking distance in old town, and we were happy to have...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A lot to see and discover and a lot of walking paths. You could learn about the history of Bern through various landmarks and small museums and cobbled stone streets are classic.

Thank Sanjeewa L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bern like most of the cities in Switzerland was crowded and filled with tourists. What attracted me of Bern was the farmer's market by the Clock Tower. It was intriguing, overwhelming, interesting, everything fresh fruits, vegetables, juices, meats and flowers to people watching from the...More

1  Thank su s
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This place deserves its world heritage site status. Really stunning and plenty to do for 2-3 days. We stayed in the old town and it was wonderful. Really enjoyed just strolling around taking in the sites. Felt very safe and easy to explore entirely on...More

Thank 993Rpg
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Loved the building and the views. The cobbled streets and the connected houses were unique. The clock tower was awesome

1  Thank Subhadra V
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really enjoyed walking around the old town. Very historic. Lots of interesting buildings and shops. This area is a must to visit if in the area.

Thank AngusAsh
Reviewed 29 August 2016

With it's cobblestone streets, colorful flags and decorative figurines, Switzerland's capital city is compact and easy to get about. Many of the cities best attractions are located in the Old Town and armed with a map you shouldn't have a problem navigating your way around....More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The family absolutely enjoyed wandering through the streets, alleys, and down along the riverside. On the east side of the Berner Munster grounds is a stairway that leads down to the river. You will be rewarded with close up views of some beautiful gardens. After...More

Thank SwissFamilyOwen
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Did a audio guided tour of Bern. Excellent tour with easy to follow audio and visual tips. Get tour at visitor center at main train station.

Thank rettwav8r
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Thank you very much for the reply, much appreciated!
28 June 2016|
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Response from Moonrock1962 | Reviewed this property |
2 or 3 days would be good but if you really want to relax and enjoy some of the fine eateries as well as soak up the atmosphere try for 4 to 5 days.
8 December 2015|
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Response from Jose P | Reviewed this property |
They have free rentals at the Banhoff (train station) with a deposit of 20 CHF or so. Biking and walking are great alternatives unless it is raining. Safe travels!