During the battle of Murten in 1476, the warriors from Thun captured Charles the Bold’s court jester. Nowadays, the court jester, called Fulehung, is the most important character of this festival. Equipped with mask, pig’s bladder and nightstick he chases the crowd through the streets of Thun while handing out candy to the kids.
Albert Einstein lived in Bern from 1903 to 1905 and developed his Theory of Relativity here. The Einstein House gives visitors a chance to see where the great physicist completely revolutionized our understanding of space and time.