Aare River, Bern

4.9
#4 of 8 in Parks in Bern
Must see · Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Soak up the picturesque sights breathing in the atmosphere of the Old Town of Bern while gently floating down Aare River. This ultimate city experience remains a favorite pastime of the locals on hot summer afternoons. Hugging the city from the three sides, Switzerland's longest river is a pride and joy of the Bernese who love splashing about its clean and refreshing waters. If you prefer to stay dry, take a relaxing walk alongside the river admiring the cityscape of the World Heritage-listed Old Town. Adventurous travelers can get an adrenaline rush from plunging in the river from Schonausteg bridge. Using our custom trip planner, Bern attractions like Aare River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The river is very beautiful and winds around the whole old town of Bern. There are several bridges over it from where there is a nice view of the river itself and the old town of Bern.  more »
  • Should have the time take the boat tour from Solothurn to Biel, you will discover a beautiful naturalistic area of the Aare river full of swans, ducks and storks nesting on the trees and buildings...  more »
  • Lovely place to have a walk with the family, Sightseeing and relaxing. Very nice and close to city center  more »

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