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Aare River, Bern

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#3 of 9 in Parks in Bern
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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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  • Never seen such a beatufil turquoise river, magnificent scenery, fantastic views of the river and city. Deficitely will go again and again. 
    Never seen such a beatufil turquoise river, magnificent scenery, fantastic views of the river and city. Deficitely will go again and again.  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
    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 »

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