Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint Bernard Dogs

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard. more

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Old City of Bern

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site
The capital of Switzerland has many charms. Its quaint old town is framed by the Aare Riverand offers... more

Old City of Bern
Cattle descent from Alpine pastures

Cattle descent from Alpine pastures

At the start of September, around 340 cows descend from the Alpine pastures of Dürrenwald adorned with flowers and ribbons - after the summer on... more

Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint Bernard Dogs

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard.

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard.

Grand St. Bernard - Pass and Saint Bernard Dogs
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Old City of Bern

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site
The capital of Switzerland has many charms. Its quaint old town is framed by the Aare Riverand offers spectacular views of the Alps.

With its 6 km of limestone buildings andmedieval arcades,its Renaissance fountainswith colorful figures,and its beautiful cathedralsurrounded by picturesque rooftops,Bern,founded in 1191, is truly a gem of medievalarchitecture in Europe.

Ten places are on the roster of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Convince yourself of the uniqueness of these places by visiting them.

Thanks to its well-preserved medieval townscape, the Old Town of Bern was entered onto UNESCO’s listing of World Heritage Sites in 1983.

Old City of Bern
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Cattle descent from Alpine pastures

At the start of September, around 340 cows descend from the Alpine pastures of Dürrenwald adorned with flowers and ribbons - after the summer on the Alp. Accompanied by the farmers and cowherds they are welcomed back into the village of St. Stephan by spectators from near and far.

In the middle of September, around 340 cows descend from the Alpine pastures of Dürrenwald after the summer months - adorned with flowers and ribbons. Accompanied by the farmers and their owherds, they are welcomed back into the village of St. Stephan by spectators from near and far.

Cattle descent from Alpine pastures
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