The area called Helvetiaplatz is home to a number of museums, the pick of which is probably the Historisches Museum Bern . Tapestries,...
Scenic bike paths on the riverside and in the Bernese hills are plentiful; free bike hire is available.
Some 3km south of town is Gurten Hill, whose peak boasts a couple of restaurants, a miniature railway, fun trails for bikers, a summer...
Plum by the water in the increasingly hip Matte quarter, Bern’s monumental 19th-century corn house throbs with mainstream hits and a...
Indian restaurant, takeaway and the odd hip happening; loads of flyers posted in the window.
Lonely Planet review
A lovely address for wine lovers, this contemporary lounge and vinothèque cooks up the whole gamut of cuisines, English fish and chips (Sfr25.50) included, but it is the Italian mozzarella bar that steals the culinary show. In summer tempting smells waft across the teak tables outside.