Clock Tower (Zytglogge)

Clock Tower (Zytglogge)

The Zytglogge (Clock Tower) was the city's first West Gate (1191 - 1256). The artistic astronomical calendar clock and the figure movement were created in 1530. These functioned as the city's main clock. Each day many visitors admire the hourly chimes and procession of the figures. Today the...more

Six kilometres of arcades

Six kilometres of arcades

Thanks to its six kilometres of arcades, Bern is in effect home to one of the longest covered shopping promenades in Europe.more

Adventure Park Ropetech

Adventure Park...

The Adventure Park Ropetech near Thunplatz is a fixed-rope park...more

Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens are located right in the heart of the city. They...more

Clock Tower (Zytglogge)

The Zytglogge (Clock Tower) was the city's first West Gate (1191 - 1256). The artistic astronomical calendar clock and the figure movement were created in 1530. These functioned as the city's main clock. Each day many visitors admire the hourly chimes and procession of the figures. Today the Zytglogge is one of the most important and most beautiful sights of Bern.

Bern’s unique cityscape – distinguished by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1983 – is shaped by the city’s cosmopolitan charm.

Six kilometres of arcades

Thanks to its six kilometres of arcades, Bern is in effect home to one of the longest covered shopping promenades in Europe.

Thanks to its six kilometres of arcades, Bern is in effect home to one of the longest covered shopping promenades in Europe.

Adventure Park Ropetech

The Adventure Park Ropetech near Thunplatz is a fixed-rope park established among the natural tree population of the Bernese Dählhölzli Forest. On six Parcours for diverse skill levels, visitors can experience a new perspective of the forest from a height of 4 to 18 meters. Visitors are not likely to forget this mix of adventure, thrills and nature.

The Adventure Park Ropetech near Thunplatz is a fixed-rope park established among the natural tree population of the Bernese Dählhölzli Forest.

Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens are located right in the heart of the city. They cover a 5-acre area featuring around 6,000 plant species growing outdoors and in seven greenhouses.

The Botanic Gardens are located right in the heart of the city. They cover a 5-acre area featuring around 6,000 plant species growing outdoors and in seven greenhouses.