6-Day Switzerland City Break in Bern

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6 days & 5 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Embark on a memorable 6-day city break in Bern, Switzerland!

Experience the ultimate Bern city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 5 nights in Bern at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Bern or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 6-day holiday in Bern will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Bern, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Bern offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Bern, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Bear pit, UNESCO - Bern Old Town, and Bern Minster are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Bern by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Switzerland's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Bern promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Bern is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Bern's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Switzerland.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Bern. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Switzerland.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Bern reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Bern.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Bern fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Bern as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Bern, Switzerland!

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Bern, Switzerland. View of the old city center and Nydeggbrucke bridge over river Aare.Bern / 5 nights
photo of an aerial view of the castle in the municipality of Köniz in snowy winter in Canton Bern, Switzerland.Köniz

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Photo of a Bear is walking along edge of pool in Bern Bear Pit (Barengraben) in Bern Bear Park, Berne, Switzerland.Bear pit
photo of aerial view of scenic Bern old town cityscape with old buildings Bern Minster cathedral tower and Aare River view in Bern SwitzerlandBern Minster
UNESCO- Von Bern, Grünes Quartier, Stadtteil I, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandUNESCO - Bern Old Town
photo of a beautiful sky with green trees and beautiful roses in Rose Garden Bern in Switzerland.Rose Garden Bern
photo of astronomical clock on the medieval Zytglogge clock tower in Kramgasse street in old city center of Bern, Switzerland.Zytglogge
photo of Bundesplatz the Swiss Capital Building in Bern, Switzerland.Bundesplatz
photo of a restaurant on top of Gurten hill near Bern, Switzerland.Gurten
Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum, Kirchenfeld, Stadtteil IV, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandBernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
photo of Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland.Zentrum Paul Klee
Museum of CommunicationMuseum of Communication
photo of Natural History Museum of Bern in Switzerland.Natural History Museum of Bern
photo of elevator to Munster Platform in Bern, Switzerland.Münster platform
photo of The Federal Palace of Switzerland, the parliament building of Switzerland in Bern, the Capital of Switzerland.Federal Palace of Switzerland
Universität Bern Botanical Garden, Altenberg, Stadtteil V, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Bernese Mittelland administrative region, SwitzerlandUniversität Bern Botanical Garden
photo of Kunstmuseum Bern in Bern ,Switzerland.Kunstmuseum Bern
photo of the famous medieval tower called the Kafigturm in Bern, Switzerland and part of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site of the Old City of Bern.Käfigturm
NydeggbrückeNydeggbrücke
photo of Fountain of Justice (Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen) is a 16th-century fountain with blue sky background in the Old City of Bern, Switzerland.Fountain of justice
photo of beautiful morning at Kornhausbrücke in Bern, Switzerland.Kornhausbrücke

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Day 1

Day 1 – Bern - arrival day

  • Bern - Arrival day
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  • Kornhausbrücke
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Bern. You’ll stay in Bern for 5 nights.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Kornhausbrücke. This arch bridge is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 183 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Bern. Check-in at hotels in Switzerland normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Bern offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Bern. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Make sure to book a table at ZOE, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining venue in Bern. This local gem’s delectable vegetarian and modern cuisine is sure to leave a lasting impression. ZOE is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Treat yourself to culinary excellence at Steinhalle, offering a Bib-Gourmand awarded dining experience. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The incredible creative and international cuisine at Steinhalle has earned praise globally.

If you're in the mood for something different, consider reserving a table at Wein & Sein. This celebrated dining spot in Bern is renowned for its sumptuous meals and modern menu. Countless patrons sing this Bib Gourmand restaurant's praises, adding to its 1 Michelin-star prestige.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Turnhalle. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,298 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 6-day city break in Bern! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Bern

  • Bern
  • Köniz
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  • Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum
  • Natural History Museum of Bern
  • Museum of Communication
  • Gurten
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Get ready for another exciting day in Bern on day 2 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 4 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Bern.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Bernisches Historisches Museum / Einstein Museum. This extraordinary museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,889 visitors.

Next, make your way to Naturhistorisches Museum Bern. This natural history museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,814 reviews.

While in Bern, we also recommend a visit to Museum of Communication. This museum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,923 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Gurten Park im Grünen. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,836 travelers, this mountain is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Bern.

Your discoveries in Bern do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Bern on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Switzerland can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Bern.

Make sure to reserve a table at Restaurant Rosengarten, an iconic dining spot in Bern. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,281 satisfied guests.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, tibits. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,518 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Bern to come!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Bern

  • Bern
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  • Zytglogge
  • UNESCO - Bern Old Town
  • Bern Minster
  • Münster platform
  • Fountain of justice
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Bern, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 3 nights left in Bern.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Zytglogge. Previous visitors have rated this astronomical clock an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,374 reviews.

UNESCO - Bern Old Town is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 4,755 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is The Cathedral of Bern. This church building is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,813 reviews.

Münsterplattform is another outstanding experience in Bern. Around 1,450 travelers have rated this observation deck an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you long for more, Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen is not far away. This drinking fountain is a lovely addition to your itinerary. Previous visitors have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 279 reviews.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Switzerland that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Bern has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Switzerland by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

When it’s time to eat, Bern has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Kornhauskeller while you’re in Bern. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 1,436 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Bern. At Lötschberg, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,268 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Bern, Switzerland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bern

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  • Nydeggbrücke
  • Bear pit
  • Zentrum Paul Klee
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Bern. You still have 2 nights left in Bern, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Nydegg Bridge. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 504 visitors.

When you’re finished at Nydegg Bridge, head to Bear Pit. This one-of-a-kind architectural structure is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 13,960 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Zentrum Paul Klee. This art museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,145 visitors. Visiting Zentrum Paul Klee means you'll be one of 148,610 people who do so every year.

You can learn more about Bern today by going on a tour. Bern offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Bern.

Don't forget to book a table at Luce, a well-known eatery in Bern. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,541 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Mr. Pickwick Pub Bern, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Bern. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,069 delighted customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Bern by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bern

  • Bern
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  • Federal Palace of Switzerland
  • Bundesplatz
  • Käfigturm
  • Kunstmuseum Bern
  • Universität Bern Botanical Garden
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Wake up to day 5 of your vacation in Bern. With 1 night left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Bern has to offer.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to The Parliament Building. This architectural structure is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,882 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Bundesplatz. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,059 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Käfigturm. This city gate has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 855 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Museum of Fine Arts Bern. This memory institution is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,136 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Universität Bern Botanical Garden. This park is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,190 visitors.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Bern, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Bern below.

Exploring can easily make you lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about Bern's food culture.

Book a table at Casino Bern, a famous dining establishment in Bern. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,429 satisfied diners.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Adrianos Bar & Café. This famous bar in Bern has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 865 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

No matter where in Bern you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bern - departure day

  • Bern - Departure day
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  • Rose Garden Bern
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Your city break in Bern is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Switzerland.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Bern offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Bern.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Bern.

Bern Rose Garden is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Bern. This architectural structure has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,381 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Bern, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Consider a top-rated restaurant like Entrecôte Fédérale. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,171 customers.

As your city break in Bern draws to a close, cherish the memories you've made. With your travel plans in place, you're all set for a safe journey home. Until next time, take care and safe travels!

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