There are plenty of places to see and visit around Bern. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Bern is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Bern

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    Napf Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The bowl is accessible from two cantons on foot. On the one hand from the canton of Bern, on the other hand from the canton of Lucerne. Extensive, varied and …

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    Aare

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Aare is the longest river running entirely within Switzerland. Their total length is 288 km, the slope 1665 m, their catchment area 17,709 km ² and the average outflow …

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    Bundeshaus

    Hiking Highlight

    The Bundeshaus in Bern is not only the seat of the Swiss parliament and the government, but is also one of the most important historical buildings in the country under …

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    Einstein House:Behind the sandstone façade on Kramgasse 49, in a small apartment on the second floor, there really was a revolution. Here, in 1905, Albert Einstein (1879-1955), at that …

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    Balmfluechöpfli

    Hiking Highlight

    The Balmfluhchöpfli can not be reached by car (luckily), so you do not walk around on your feet. The view is unique and impressive not only at the morning hour. …

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    Berner Münster

    Hiking Highlight

    A look at the entrance gate of the reformed Berner Münster is interesting. Here is divided between black and white, between good and evil. Everything that is on the right …

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    Wangen an der Aare

    Hiking Highlight

    storyThe Old Germanic word Wang (en) means a site at the foot of a hillside.In his coat of arms Wangen leads the heavenly keys of the Apostle Peter, …

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    Lueg

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The Lueg is a popular destination in the Emmental. Especially in winter, when you are fed up with gray fog in the Mittelland, you can often get some sunshine up …

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    Emmentaler Schaukäserei

    Mountain Biking Highlight



    Be there live in the production of Emmentaler cheese. You can observe the processing independently, book a private tour or visit a public tour (Saturday and Sunday 13 and …

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    Solothurn

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Solothurn is located at 430 m above sea level. M. at the Jura south foot. The city is divided by the Aare into a northern and southern area.
    Because of …

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    Holländerturm Bern

    Hiking Highlight

    The Dutch tower stands near the cage tower, both were part of the city fortifications of Bern.
    Bernese officers who were in the Dutch service brought tobacco to Switzerland. In …

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    Schützefahrbrügg über die Aare

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The slope towards Belpberg is not without road bike. I measured it with the bike computer (barometer measurement, quite reliable) once and noted:
    1st stage: 400m / average 08% / max.12%
    2nd stage: 250m / average 11% / max.15-16%

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    Wasserkraftwerk Hagneck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Guided tours can be booked from March to November (by appointment). Very informative.

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    Lago Lodge

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    There is very good beer here.

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    Münz-Plattform Bern

    Hiking Highlight

    The Münz platform actually means Münz platform, even if it is located on the Münstergasse, or borders south to the Herrengasse. Here, the people from the region relax and for …

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    Wohlensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Lake Wohlensee is a long-drawn reservoir at 481 meters altitude. Along the lake there are many small bathing places where you can take a break and refresh yourself in the …

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    Verenaschlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    The hermitage of Saint Verena is a hermitage dedicated to Saint Verena in the Verena gorge near Solothurn, in the area of ​​Rüttenen.

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    Aarberg-Holzbrücke

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Very nice covered wooden bridge."The small town of Aarberg, founded by Count Ulrich III of Aarberg - Valangin in 1220, was for a long time the only bridge between …

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    Schloss Waldegg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The manor Waldegg is a castle in the municipality Feldbrunnen-St. Niklaus near Solothurn. The building was built between 1682 and 1690 as the summer residence of the mayor Johann Viktor …

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    Gurnigel Pass-Strasse bis zur Berghütte

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    One of the best racing bike rides in the Prealps. Many motorcyclists. Tip: Do not go on weekends or after work because too much traffic. Otherwise crisp ride neither too …

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