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Why Visit the Capital of Switzerland, Bern

Switzerland is mostly associated with luxury, high quality, and perfectionism, and for a reason! The world-famous Swiss chocolate and cheese, world-scale resorts, striking nature, and exceptional legacy satisfy even the most sophisticated travel gourmets. 

So how about diving it the very epicenter of everything Swiss? You've surely guessed that it's all about the capital city, stunning Bern. In fact, not every city manages to preserve its historic heritage at such a level as Bern does, thus it is a must on your Switzerland itinerary.

Don't miss the chance to experience the unparalleled medieval atmosphere of the UNESCO-listed Old Town during your Bern tour. Only one glance at the Bern Cathedral or the mighty Parliament building is enough to feel the city's unique spirit.

Make sure to stop by one of the main landmarks in the city, the clock tower, also known as Zytglogge. You can actually step inside to witness the mechanisms work during some months of the year.

The charming fountains scattered around the old town are also worth marveling at during Bern sightseeing.

For all history diggers out there, Bern also offers the one-of-a-kind Bern Historic Museum you'll be amazed by. An impressive 19th-century edifice which reminds a fairytale castle from the outside and houses truly rich expositions inside is, in a word, a real catch!

Best Things to Do in Bern, Switzerland

  • Traverse the historic Bern Old Town
  • Stop by the Parliament building
  • Visit the Bern Cathedral
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