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Aare River, Bern

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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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  • Around the Old Town one is never far from this scenic river. It was lovely strolling by its banks. One delightful excursion we had was to BärenPark Zoo which entailed a delightful early morning walk....  more
    Around the Old Town one is never far from this scenic river. It was lovely strolling by its banks. One delightful excursion we had was to BärenPark Zoo which entailed a delightful early morning walk....  more »
  • This River makes the city of Bern even more beautiful with the color of water, scenery and green area around. it is amazing for viewing and walking along 
    This River makes the city of Bern even more beautiful with the color of water, scenery and green area around. it is amazing for viewing and walking along  more »
  • Wonderfull river that bends around the city, with city built high you get many fantastic views of the Aare river from many points throughout Bern. It also has several beautiful bridges that span... 
    Wonderfull river that bends around the city, with city built high you get many fantastic views of the Aare river from many points throughout Bern. It also has several beautiful bridges that span...  more »

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