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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  • We decided to give it a go since so many locals were floating along the river. The current was strong so I didn't last long, but my 15 yr old nephew thoroughly enjoyed two trips down. 
    We decided to give it a go since so many locals were floating along the river. The current was strong so I didn't last long, but my 15 yr old nephew thoroughly enjoyed two trips down.  more »
  • There is no experience like it. Drifting down with the strong current of the Aare river's clean refreshing and cold water. It is amazingly invigorating and stimulating. When you get out you want to... 
    There is no experience like it. Drifting down with the strong current of the Aare river's clean refreshing and cold water. It is amazingly invigorating and stimulating. When you get out you want to...  more »

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