Guided tour

Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town

Activity provider: Bern Welcome

Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town

Activity provider: Bern Welcome
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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bern. During a guided walk you’ll have the opportunity to admire its fountains, towers, quaint streets, arcades and more. Learn about the city’s 800 years of history from a local guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, French, English
Small group available


  • Explore the old center of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See the fascinating hourly show at the Clock Tower, dating back to the 13th century
  • Admire the late Gothic Cathedral with its stunning portal and its depiction of the Last Judgment
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On this 90-minute stroll through Bern’s Old Town, your local guide will tell you about the city‘s 8 centuries of history. On rainy days, you can still enjoy this atmospheric area, as the arcades provide shelter. Admire the late Gothic Cathedral (Münster) with its stunning portal and rendering of the Last Judgment. See the 13th-century Clock Tower (Zytglogge), where you can watch the fascinating show that happens on the hour. Who knows, you might even meet up with a member of the Federal Council in front of the Parliament building! Come along and discover the charms of the Swiss capital and this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a pleasant and leisurely walk.
  • 90-minute walking tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Tourist Information at the main rail station Bahnhofsplatz 10a

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    • Please note that the tour is bilingual
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    4.3 /5

    based on 148 reviews

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    Thomas was a very good guide and we were with a very nice group of people. Thomas made us all feel comfortable and answered many questions. We really enjoyed our time with him on the walking tour and his interesting and informative discussion. He took time with us to explain extra things that we asked about. His English was really good. Thanks for a great experience. Jenny and Marcus - Australia.

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    May 18, 2022

    Very interesting town

    Did not know anything aboutBern or what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised. Bern is a very well laid out town and easy to get around. Although it was a very cold and rainy day, we had a good time on this tour. The group was small and the guide was friendly and interacted with everyone. The clock tower was exceptional.

    May 17, 2019

    Great old town, too large group

    12 people with three languages without microphone, because you smoke extremely long per attraction. With today's technology you should equip such large groups with the appropriate hardware (microphone and earphones) - we were in the capital of Switzerland and not in the African bush. But otherwise everything was ok. You have to see the old town.

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    April 18, 2019

    Product ID: 48050