Gurten, Bern

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Gurten mountain stands 858 m (2,815 ft) high, with a viewing tower that affords a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. Take advantage of the array of outdoor opportunities, including hiking and mountain biking trails, a sledding area, a children's playground, a miniature railway, and grilling spots. Take a picnic to the summit or a grab a meal at the nearby restaurant. You can ride the tram to the top of the mountain and walk back down to make the most of the scenery and wildlife. To visit Gurten and get the most from your holiday in Bern, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bern trip itinerary builder app .
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  • The Gurten Park is located above Bern with a beautiful view over the city. The Bern's local mountain is easily accessible by a funicular railway.
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  • The Bernese mountain belts is always worth a trip. Are Talststion walked on the trail up by the. Since it has recently snowed and stormed in front of it, the way was partially something challenging. There is however the possibility to walk the trail on a paved road. But this is in terms of kilometres a lot longer but is in turn with prams etc.. Children bikes certainly do, as too steep! For our way Variant (1 senior, 2 adults and 1 7-year) took us quite exactly 90 minutes for the "rise". To enjoy weather like today a dream to this and the nature. Once at the top we have allowed a snack us in the self service restaurant. Because of the large crowd, we had to give us happy with a table on the terrace but is ok for a such Sunday. The large lawn is occupied at the moment with a Kinderskilft and is also the possibility to the sledging. Here, the snow was already almost back to close it. We opted for the return path for the straps commuter (funicular). Again an experience for young and old. With wonderful views of the city of Bern.
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  • with small children on the small safe Hill in the Gurten meadow, for the older ones on a racy sledge on the slope. Low-priced Vepflegungs and Aufwärmöglichkeit in the Migros restaurant.
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  • Beautiful peak with 360 degrees view of the entire area. To get to the mountain top you can either take the tram (half priced for Swiss pass) or take the walking trail up. Portions of the trail has stairs and paved road making it very easy to climb. On top there are restroom facility, restaurant and amusement park, not to mention a spectacular view.
  • Wonderfulnplace to see if you are coming to Bern!!! Very nice view over the city of Bern! You can access it by foot or with a cable car.
  • Awesome place to hangout with friends and family for at least 2-3 hours. Beautiful panoramic view of Alps.
  • A fabulous view over Bern. Highly recommended!
  • Nice place for kids to have fun. Vertical train is exciting for climb up to gurten
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