• The Bristol. 4* hotel located right in the middle of the Old Town. You get free public transport in Bern or bikes for free during your stay! You can book it here.


  • Casino Bern. High-class dining in an airy atmosphere at the newly renovated cultural center.
  • Toi et Moi. Convenient cosy space at the central station, also offering lunch menus.
  • Ô Capitaine. This place is known for their French-inspired brunch buffet.
  • Williams Butcher‘s Table. For meat lovers and as the name says, it is also a butchery.
  • Tibits. For lovers of vegetarian and vegan food.
  • Chun Hee. Great Korean restaurant with local fish dishes. Another Korean with tasty Bibimbap: Arirang
  • Huayuan. Authentic yummy affordable Szechuan cuisine. We loved the dumplings and hot pot.
  • Altes Tramdepot. Come to this brewery with restaurant and enjoy a view over river Aare.
  • Kurt&Kurt. This place is for easy food and tasty cocktails.
  • Adrianos. Enjoy Bern‘s best espresso at the bar and tasty hazelnut cake.

Do & See:

  • Bärenpark. Take a glimpse at the city‘s signature animals, the brown bears of Bern.
  • The Old Town of Bern is listed as a Unesco Heritage Site. Take a walk through the little alleys and arcades.
  • The river Aare is blue like a sapphire. No wonder it is so popular to take a walk along or even swim in, e.g. at the open air Marzilibad (careful, strong currents!).
  • Zentrum Paul Klee. Don‘t miss a visit to architect Renzo Piano‘s building for artist Paul Klee. The center also hosts international concerts.
  • The Rosengarten (rose garden) is a great place to take a walk in and enjoy the scenery.
  • Länggass-Tee. Charming little tea store with tea rooms serving Chinese, Swiss and more specialties.
  • LOEB is the department store of Bern, founded back in 1881.
  • The Gurten is Bern‘s own little mountain. On 858 m you will not only find nice views but also a lot of activities and facilities.
  • During Christmas season do not miss out on the Christmas market Sternenmarkt.