Excursion destinations in Bern

From cultural to sporty, from a family trip to a chocolate tour: Bern has numerous activities and sights for every taste. We have put together a selection of the best excursions around Bern that will delight young and old.

Places of interest

From the most beautiful mountain lake in Switzerland to the ice skating rink in front of the Bernese Federal Palace: you don't have to look far for things to see in Bern!

Art & Culture

Curious about what Bern has to offer in terms of art and culture? From the Art Museum to the Federal Palace - these are places you must see!

City tours

Whether it's a UNSECO Old Town stroll, a visit to the Zytglogge or spooky fun for children: we show you the most beautiful city walks and tours through Bern.

Animal attractions

The Dählhölzli Zoo and the BärenPark Bern are among the most popular attractions in the federal city. Find out everything about Bern's zoos here!

Municipal Theatre

From ballet to music to drama: discover the varied programme of "Bühnen Bern" at the Bern City Theatre and other venues!


We make the hearts of gourmets beat faster and reveal the best restaurant secret tips in Bern. Try it out now and enjoy!

Family excursions

Whether it's an animal park, a playground or a museum: we tell you which highlights you can't miss on a family outing in Bern. Find out more now!


From mountain landscapes to castles: Explore the surroundings of Bern on one of the fascinating boat trips across Lake Biel, Lake Thun & Co.

Chocolate factory

Exciting history and lots of sweet treats: These chocolate factories in the Bern region are a real experience for chocolate lovers!

Bathing & Wellness

Whether it's a wellness oasis, a river pool or a thermal spa: we show you where you can swim, relax and enjoy yourself in Bern. Discover now!

Insider tips

Would you like to see the federal city through the eyes of a local for once? Here you will find insider tips for great experiences in and around Bern!