A popular etymological theory is that Bern got its name from the bear (Bär in German), when the city’s founder, Berthold V, duke of...
Beside the Bärenpark tourist office, this 20-minute multimedia show (available in five languages) traces Bern’s history.
Bern’s 15th-century Gothic cathedral boasts Switzerland’s loftiest spire (100m); climb the dizzying 344-step spiral staircase for...
This corner bar with a chalkboard tapas menu is a hip spot for cocktails and coffees, from morning to midnight.
This chic eatery with a delightful wooden deck overlooking the Aare serves an ever-changing menu of Swiss specialities.
Wasserwerkgasse 7 · interesting places nearby
This riverside venue has a varied line-up of art-house/cult films, plus a wooden-decked terrace restaurant .