Bern, Switzerland

The perfect 1 day itinerary

Bern, the capital city of Switzerland, is known for its well-preserved medieval cityscape. The city's most famous sight is the Zytglogge, an elaborate medieval clock tower with moving puppets. It also has a bear park, home to the symbol of the city, and the Federal Palace, the seat of the Swiss Federal Assembly. The city is also known for its high quality of life, excellent public transportation, and a rich cultural scene.

What to do in Bern?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Bern. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Discover the Charm of Bern


Start your day with a visit to the Zytglogge, Bern's famous clock tower. Take a guided tour to learn about its history and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the top. From there, take a short walk to the Federal Palace and explore the seat of the Swiss Federal Assembly.


Visit the Bern Historical Museum, the second largest historical museum in Switzerland. After that, head to the Bear Park, home to the symbol of the city. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Aare River and take in the beautiful views.


Stroll around the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and explore its many shops, cafes, and restaurants. Try some traditional Swiss cuisine, such as fondue or raclette.

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