Excursions in Bern City


Historical Museum Bern >>

Albert Einstein was living in Bern when he created his famous formula E = mc². The life and work of Bern’s most famous inhabitant is being permanently celebrated in the world’s first dedicated “Einstein Museum”.

  Historical Museum Bern

Einsteinhaus >>

The flat on the second floor of Kramgasse No. 49 was rented by Albert Einstein from 1903 to 1905. It has been restored in the style of that period to reflect Einstein's stay in Bern.


Museum of Natural History Bern >>

With its diorama exhibition is the Museum of the Natural History Bern unique in Central Europe. There are over 220 display cases with domestic and African animals in their natural habitants.

  Museum of Natural History Bern

BearPark Bern >>

Bears have been kept in Bern since 1513. Until 1857 they were in the city itself, then in the bear pit and, from 2009, in the BearPark.

  BearPark Bern

Zentrum Paul Klee >>

The focus of this institution is the artist Paul Klee, his life and his work. Klee ranks as one of the 20th century’s most significant artists. The Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, where the artist spent a half of his life, is a personal tribute to Paul Klee himself.

  Zentrum Paul Klee

Excursions outside Bern City


Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe >>

An excursion to the Jungfraujoch and the Schilthorn are amongst the highlights of every stay. A rack-railway takes guests from Grindelwald and Wengen via Kleine Scheidegg to the Jungfraujoch at 3454 metres the highest railway station in Europe.


Beatenberg >>

Located high above Lake Thun, this terrace offers a unique panorama of the Alpine peaks of the Bernese Oberland. Away from the main tourist streams, the village is particularly popular with nature-lovers and families.


Murten with its lovely Old Town and Lake >>

The little medieval town of Murten on the south-east bank of the lake of the same name has preserved its original appearance, with the picturesque alleyways of the Old Town and the pleasant shady arcades.


La Gruyère Region >>

Gruyères is a town in the district of Gruyère in the canton of Fribourg. The medieval town is an important tourist location in the upper valley of the Saane river, and gives its name to the well-known cheese.

  La Gruyère Region

Schilthorn >>

It takes you just 32 minutes by Cable car to reach the summit of the 2970 m high Schilthorn. Enjoy the beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (UNESCO World Heritage) and on more than 200 other summits.


Other destinations in Switzerland >>

The diversity of the landlocked, mountainous country is the essence of Switzerland and gives the country its unique identity.

last update 8 March 2018