Outdoor Activities in Bern

Outdoor activities in Bern are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Bern comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Bern and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Bern has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Bern.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Bern:

  1. #1 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 2775 itineraries
    Old Town Bern

    Tags: Entertainment, Leisure, Town

    Address: Grunes Quartier 3011 Bern

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Altstadt von Bern is a unique beauty in the city of Bern. The old town makes for a fantastic leisure stroll downhill to the riverside. In the town you will come across magnificent old buildings wi...Read more

  2. #2 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 2821 itineraries
    Bear Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park

    Address: Grosser Muristalden 6, 3006 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    In Swiss vernacular, Bern is pronounced as “Barn”, which translates to bear. An obvious association, since the bear is featured on Switzerland’s coat of arms and is treated as the co...Read more

  3. #3 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 2781 itineraries
    Zytglogge

    Tags: Stage Show, Tower, Unesco Site

    Address: Bim Zytglogge 3, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A little before the stroke of every hour, a hoard of people flock to the clock tower in Bern to watch the puppet show that takes place when the oldest grandfather clock of this world gongs away to tel...Read more

  4. #4 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 1406 itineraries
    Rose Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Entertainment, Picnic Spot

    Address: Alter Aargauerstalden 31B, 3006 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The Rose Garden (Rosengarten) is a colorful, well maintained, wide garden that makes for an ideal spot to relax with magnificent views of the old town. In its comely atmosphere it holds a variety of f...Read more

  5. #5 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 1071 itineraries
    Cathedral At Munsterplatz

    Tags: Religious Site, Tower, Cathedral

    Address: Münsterplatz 1, 3000 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Cathedral of Bern as it’s popularly called is Switzerland’s biggest and oldest cathedral from the Late Middle Ages. A magnificent church you should not miss out on, don’t miss ou...Read more

  6. #6 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 509 itineraries
    Gurten

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Entertainment, Play

    Address: Gurten - Park im Grünen, 3084 Wabern

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Gurten, also referred to as Bern's local mountain is located to the south of Bern. Gurten is precisely a beautiful park that offers magnificent views of the frozen Alps and the delightful city. The re...Read more

  7. #7 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 363 itineraries
    Federal Building

    Tags: Landmark, Heritage Building

    Address: Bundesplatz 3, 3005 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Staying true to the traits of a capital city, Bern has a magnificent Renaissance styled Parliament Building, considered a national monument and the seat of the Swiss Confederation. Rife with symbolism...Read more

  8. #8 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 647 itineraries
    Central Railroad Station

    Tags: Station

    Address: Bern Railway Station, Postautostation 1, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Central Railroad Station is a mall in disguise. You have a fleet of restaurants, souvenir shops, boutiques, cafes, book stores, marts and more. From the Central Railroad Station is actually the be...Read more

  9. #9 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 536 itineraries
    Einsteinhaus

    Tags: Landmark, Town, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Kramgasse 49, 3000 Bern 8, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The world’s leading scientist’s hometown does well to showcase the life and works of Albert Einstein. The small apartment here in the Al Stadt, was where Albert Einstein lived with his fam...Read more

  10. #10 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 441 itineraries
    Bern Historical Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Helvetiaplatz 5, 3005 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Bern Historical Museum is a one stop shop for everything you need to know about Bern, across various facets. Be prepared to spend a good couple of hours here as the museum is quite comprehensive i...Read more

  11. #11 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 493 itineraries
    Barenplatz

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Address: Barenpl., 3011 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Barenplatz pertains to the political life of the Swiss Confederation being a government plaza located in the old city of Bern. The fruit and vegetable market, the many busy buildings, entertaining gar...Read more

  12. #12 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 253 itineraries
    Tierpark Dahlholzli

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Address: Tierparkweg 1, Bern 3005, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Tierpark Dahlholzli is a magnificent zoo that starts by a river and ends in the forest. The strategic location of Tierpark Dahlholzli is undoubtedly a bonus while the free entry is a cherry on the top...Read more

  13. #13 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 245 itineraries
    Botanical Garden

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Nature

    Address: Altenberg, 3013 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Botanical garden is home to a wide collection Alpine plants and a varied variety of plants from Asia and North America. On visiting this garden you not only get to see beautiful flowers and lush g...Read more

  14. #14 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 220 itineraries
    Museum Fur Kommunikation

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Helvetiastrasse 16, 3000 Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museum fur Kommunikation or Museum for Communication is based on people and the means of communication they use. The museum has interesting exhibits on communication and fictional characters. It is th...Read more

  15. #15 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Bern
    - Used in 713 itineraries
    Child Eater Fountain

    Tags: Statue, Tourist Center, Fountain

    Address: Gelbes Quartier, Bern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Child Eater Fountain (Kindlifresserbrunnen) or the Ogre fountain is one of the most popular fountains of Europe. The fountain has more than one interesting stories to its existence. Some believe t...Read more

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