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Burgdorf : Michelin's recommendations


Burgdorf is a busy little town on the edge of the Emmental region, which lies within the Emme Valley and is renowned for its pastureland and cheese industry. The modern town, which is a major textile centre, lies beneath the old town, which is crowned by a huge 12C brick castle. The castle has undergone restoration work several times and its tower now houses a museum displaying furniture, costumes, musical instruments and earthenware.

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Tourist attractions Burgdorf : Things to see and do

  • Franz Gertsch Museum Interesting

    Platanenstr. 3 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

    Franz Gertsch, born in 1930 in Möringen (in the canton of Berne), has spent his life exploring reality as it is perceived by the camera's lens, primarily in very large formats. From 1969, he turned his hand to hyperrealist painting and portraits of h..

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Hotels Burgdorf

  • Hotel Orchidee

    Schmiedengasse 20 CH - 3401 Burgdorf

    In the historic old town of Burgdorf, the elegant Hotel Orchidee features a rooftop terrace with panoramic views, as well as an à la carte restaurant and stylish rooms. WiFi is available in all areas for free. The restaurant is renown for its crêpes..

  • Hotel Stadthaus

    Kirchbühl 2 CH - 3402 Burgdorf

    Located right in the Old Town of Burgdorf, the elegant Hotel Stadthaus is only 300 metres away from Burgdorf Palace and the church. All rooms feature Nespresso coffee machines. The rooms in the Hotel Stadhaus are equipped with period furniture and a..

  • Hotel Berchtold

    Bahnhofstrasse 90 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

    The hotel Berchtold with its own parking garage is very centrally located in the shopping quarter, only 1 minute's walk from the station. All of the very nicely decorated rooms are non-smoking and feature ADSL and wireless internet access. Business ..

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Restaurants Burgdorf

  • Gaststube Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Kirchbergstr. 70 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

    Werner Schürch is at the helm in the kitchen of this homely restaurant. He prepares a range of traditional Swiss dishes for guests.

  • Emmenhof Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Kirchbergstr. 70 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

    In family hands since 1910, Margit and Werner Schürch are now the fourth generation to take up the reins at Emmenhof. The chef cooks French influenced regional dishes - make sure you try his 'grosse pièce'! Fine selection of Rhône and Burgundy wines.

  • Orchidee Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Schmiedengasse 20 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

  • Zur Gedult Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Metzgergasse 12 CH - 3400 Burgdorf

    This pub (built in 1716 and one of the oldest in Burgdorf) is in the lower Altstadt. A typical, friendly and down-to-earth bistro serving dishes that are advertised on the blackboard. These include classics such as calves' liver and cordon bleu.

  • La Pendule Very comfortable restaurant 

    Kirchbühl 2 CH - 3402 Burgdorf

    This historic building was originally constructed as the town hall. Today it receives guests in elegant style with fine damask covered Louis XVI chairs beneath the glittering crystal of its huge chandelier.

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