Things to see and do - Berne
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Berne Travel guide
Berne : Michelin's recommendations
Berne is the seat of the Helvetian Federal authorities and of several international organisations, and is located in a steep-banked meander of the Aare, facing the Alps. Its old medieval town, rebuilt after a fire in 1405, is particularly well preserved.
Tourist attractions Berne : Things to see and do
Marktgasse CH - 3011 Bern
The old town of Berne, which should be explored on foot, has retained a very picturesque Middle Ages character. Its streets, some of which are pedestrianised, lined with arcades, punctuated with fountains and beautiful old houses, provide an occasion..
Helvetiaplatz 5 CH - 3005 Bern
The museum contains very varied collections relating to prehistory, history, archaeology and ethnography. See in particular the attractive 18C furniture of the Pourtalès salon, the booty taken from the Burgundians in 1476 at Grandson and Morat, preci..
Hodlerstrasse 8-12 CH - 3000 Bern
The Fine Art Museum is rich with collections which devote a lot of space to various trends of painting, from the Italian primitives to the impressionists and cubists, and contains many canvases by Swiss painters, but above all a remarkable collection..
Rathausgasse 72 CH - 3011 Bern
Goldener Schlüssel is the oldest hotel in Berne’s Old Town; located just a few metres from the Zytglogge tower, it offers free Wi-Fi in all areas, a traditional restaurant and stylish rooms. The non-smoking rooms at the Goldener Schlüssel feature ca..
Kochergasse 3-5 CH - 3001 Bern
This traditional 5-star hotel occupies an elegant Art Nouveau building dating from 1913, located in the heart of Bern next to the Federal Parliament. The Bellevue Palace includes a gourmet restaurant, a sauna, and a fitness centre. Free WiFi is avail..
Zeughausgasse 9 CH - 3011 Bern
Prix Prices from : 125 CHF
Just a 5-minute walk from Bern Main Station, Best Western Hotel Bern is situated in the centre of the Swiss capital, between the French Church and the Zytglogge Tower. Behind an impressive Art Nouveau façade, it offers stylishly designed rooms and fr..
Münstergasse 50 CH - 3011 Bern
Steep steps lead down into this cosy cellar where you can sample a 4-course menu (changes daily) in the evenings and a lunch menu or a small à la carte selection at lunchtimes. The terrace in the arcade is charming and, of course, very popular.
Hotelgasse 10 CH - 3011 Bern
This attractive Italian restaurant located in the pedestrian zone is tastefully decorated with original paintings. It boasts a formal restaurant on the first floor and a bar, bistro and attractive interior courtyard at ground level.
Thunstr. 5 CH - 3005 Bern
Eating in this loud and lively restaurant is great fun! Try the flavoursome zander fish served on Mediterranean couscous and one of the sweets, which includes lemon tart and chocolate cake, displayed on the dessert trolley. At lunchtimes the restaura..
Kochergasse 3 CH - 3000 Bern
The sedate charm of this long established grand hotel also extends into the restaurant. Diners, many of whom have travelled from far and wide to get here, can choose from an international menu.
Spitalgasse 38 CH - 3011 Bern
This fine Bern restaurant moved from the covered market to the first floor at the Schweizerhof-Passage shopping arcade. It offers seasonal, international cuisine with a Swiss influence in a modern, minimalist-style interior. To accompany your choice ..
Monument im Fruchtland 1 CH - 3006 Bern
The light, airy and minimalist glass extension provides a perfect contrast to the original historic villa at Schöngrün. This striking ensemble is not far from the Paul Klee Centre. Enjoy the atmosphere from your smart red dining chair and watch as cr..
Kornhausstr. 3 CH - 3000 Bern
Meridiano is stylish and understated with a touch of elegance. It offers a magnificent view over Bern, which is no less impressive from the covered terrace. Its diners universally praise Markus Arnold's fine, modern cuisine.
Kochergasse 3 CH - 3000 Bern
Ambitious, contemporary seasonal cuisine with traditional roots is served in this tastefully decorated setting. The terrace affords magnificent views over the Aare.