Aare

Aare

Swiss Rivers and Lakes for fishing – At 291 km, the Aare is the longest wholly Swiss river. It originates from the Oberaar glacier in the eastern Bernese Alps, flows through lakes Brienz and Thun, passes by the federal capital of Bern, is channelled into Lake Biel, follows the southern...more

Weekly market Bern

Weekly market Bern

Shopping – Every Tuesday and Thursday, the Bärenplatz, Bundesplatz and the adjacent side streets feature...more

Aare rafting & canoeing

Aare rafting &...

Riverrafting and Canoeing – River rafting on the Aare...more

Glatz bakery

Glatz bakery

Local producers – The Mandelbärli – “almond teddy bear” – is...more

Aare

Aare – At 291 km, the Aare is the longest wholly Swiss river. It originates from the Oberaar glacier in the eastern Bernese Alps, flows through lakes Brienz and Thun, passes by the federal capital of Bern, is channelled into Lake Biel, follows the southern foot of the Jura range and finally flows into the Rhine at Koblenz, in north-western Switzerland. Passenger boats operate on the lakes as well as the river section from Biel to Solothurn.

The Aare is the longest wholly Swiss river. It originates from the Oberaar glacier in the eastern Bernese Alps, flows through lakes Brienz and Thun, passes by the federal capital of Bern, is channelled into Lake Biel, follows the southern foot of the Jura range and finally flows into the Rhine at Koblenz, in north-western Switzerland. Passenger boats operate on the lakes as well as the river section from Biel to Solothurn.

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Weekly market Bern

Shopping – Every Tuesday and Thursday, the Bärenplatz, Bundesplatz and the adjacent side streets feature a market selling fruit, vegetables and flowers. From May to October, the market is held every day on Bärenplatz. Enjoy the lively atmosphere on a leisurely and tasty stroll past the many stalls.

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Aare rafting & canoeing

Riverrafting and Canoeing – River rafting on the Aare between Thun and Bern is now possible by canoe or inflatable boat, with expert guides coaching you through fast and slow currents.

River rafting on the Aare between Thun and Bern is now possible by canoe or inflatable boat, with expert guides coaching you through fast and slow currents.

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Glatz bakery

Local producers – The Mandelbärli – “almond teddy bear” – is the house speciality, and the perfect gift to bring back from Bern. Original vanilla, plus a variety of new flavours.

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