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What to Do in Bern: Must See Attractions

Bern Attractions

Regardless of your interests, Bern has loads to offer. With exciting adventures, splendid tourist attractions and mouthwatering local fare, this happening national capital guarantees an unforgettable time.

Find out what makes Bern tick with the very best tours & day trips. Scroll through our 55 fun activities in Bern, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Bern with Kids

Bern is an excellent place for a family vacation. Take the kids along and have a go at these family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Bern

Traveling to Bern on a budget? The following can be experienced for nix.

Freibad Marzili - Put on your swimsuit and enjoy a bit of exercise at this much-loved swimming spot.

Prison Tower (Kafigturm) - If you're intrigued by the days of old, this is one attraction you ought to visit.

French Church - Enjoy some quiet contemplation and learn a thing or two about this site's religious significance.

Wege zu Klee - You're sure to feel connected with Mother Nature at this breathtaking attraction.

Gardens - Renew your mind and soul by spending a little time in nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Bern

Old City of Bern

Unique features of Old City of Bern include the historic sites and museums. Make a stop by Clock Tower (Zeitglockenturm) or Berner Munster while you're exploring the area.



Monbijou might not have many top sights, but Bundeshaus (Swiss Parliament) and Clock Tower (Zeitglockenturm) are two attractions nearby that you can check out.


If you're spending some time in Breitenrain-Lorraine, Wankdorf Stadium and Bern Expo are top sights worth seeing.


Bethlehem might not have many top sights, but Westside and Wankdorf Stadium are two attractions nearby that you can check out.


Sandrain might not have many top sights, but Bern Natural History Museum and Bundeshaus (Swiss Parliament) are two attractions nearby that you can check out.


While Lorraine might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Stade de Suisse and Bern Town Hall (Rathaus Bern).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Bern on a sunny day?

Enjoy the great weather (and stretch your legs too) with these outdoor activities:

What is Bern famous for?

Bundeshaus (Swiss Parliament) lives up to its reputation as an iconic attraction you just can't miss.

What should I not miss in Bern?

You'll want to put these attractions high on your must-see list to make the most of your trip:

  • Stade de Suisse
  • Paul Klee Museum
  • Clock Tower (Zeitglockenturm)
  • Berner Munster

Are there cheap things to do in Bern?

Sign up for a Guided tour of Asphalt Mines and put the money you save toward more fantastic experiences.

What can you do in Bern for free?

You could put your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these cool attractions will cost you nothing at all:

  • Berner Munster
  • Bern Town Hall (Rathaus Bern)
  • Botanical Garden
  • BärenPark