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Bern, Switzerland's capital city, is located in the central part of the country. It's a great choice for travellers interested in both history and modern attractions. The Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, features medieval architecture with sandstone buildings and long arcades offering shelter from the rain. Here you'll find historical landmarks like the Bern Cathedral, known for its high Gothic architecture and astronomical clock.

For animal lovers, Bern offers a unique attraction: the Bear Park. Located along the Aare River, this park allows visitors to see these brown bears in a natural habitat setting. Overall, Bern is a walkable city with a mix of historical sights, cultural attractions, and green spaces, making it a good choice for travellers seeking a well-rounded destination.

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Airports near Bern

Reach Bern your way. You can easily travel to Bern using any of these 4 airports.

Zurich Airport

Located approximately 100 kilometres northeast of Bern, Zurich Airport is the largest international airport in Switzerland. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers heading to Bern. From Zurich Airport, you can easily reach Bern by train or by renting a car and driving for about 1.5 hours.

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Geneva Airport

Situated around 160 kilometres southwest of Bern, Geneva Airport is another major international airport in Switzerland. It serves as a gateway to the western part of the country and offers numerous flights to various destinations. To reach Bern from Geneva Airport, you can take a direct train that takes approximately 2 hours or drive for about 2.5 hours.

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EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

Located approximately 130 kilometres northwest of Bern, EuroAirport is a unique airport as it is jointly operated by Switzerland, France, and Germany. It serves as a convenient option for travellers coming from these three countries and beyond. From EuroAirport, you can reach Bern by train in around 1.5 hours or by car in about 1.5 to 2 hours.

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Milan Malpensa Airport

If you are unable to find a suitable direct flight to the above-mentioned airports, Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy can be an alternative option. It is located around 300 kilometres south of Bern, so you would need to take a connecting flight or continue your journey by train or car. The train journey from Milan to Bern takes approximately 3.5 to 4 hours, while driving can take around 3 to 4 hours depending on traffic conditions.

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Things to do in Bern

Discovering the many attractions of Bern can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Explore the Historic Old Town

Step back in time as you wander through Bern's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, with its medieval architecture, charming cobblestone streets, and the iconic Zytglogge clock tower.

Visit the Bear Park

Get up close and personal with Bern's symbolic animals at the Bear Park, a spacious and humane habitat for these majestic creatures, located right in the heart of the city.

Discover the Swiss Parliament

Gain a unique insight into Switzerland's political system with a guided tour of the Swiss Parliament, where you can witness the democratic process in action in one of the world's most stable and prosperous countries.

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