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Two friends stroll through Bern's old town, surrounded by historic architecture and the hustle and bustle of city life.


We celebrate the start of summer and the Bernese way of living with various activities. Whether in the city or in the Bern region, a variety of cultural, culinary and sporting events await. Time to get some fresh air, meet up and enjoy yourself.

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10 Bernese Highlights in June

June knows how to bring together the old, the young, the tall, the short, locals and people from far away. Musical highlights, athletic action, and many other activities to enjoy will make Bern pulsate with life.

City tours

Incorporating the city’s landmarks as well as its secret corners and hidden treasures, providing both historical background and amusing anecdotes, Bern’s city tours are as diverse as the city itself. Informed and interesting, funny and astonishing, historical and topical: the tours are instructive, exciting, and at times spooky – but always entertaining.

Eating and drinking

From cozy cafés serving artisanal brews to trendy pop-up bars shaking up innovative cocktails, our neighborhood is a true playground for food and drink enthusiasts. Whether you're seeking a casual brunch spot or an upscale dining experience, you'll find it all within a stone's throw.

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We let the sparkling and refreshing experiences in the Destination Bern turn our heads. If you fancy doing the same, take inspiration from the various tips. «Lädele» (shopping) in Bern's UNESCO-listed Old Town, cooling off in the Aare or an outdoor pool, walking in the countryside, visiting a museum or enjoying a gelato (ice cream): it's all here.

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