Aare River, Bern

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#3 of 9 in Parks in Bern
Must see · 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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  • The Aare River flows through Bern and can be seen from many point in the city. The views are beautiful. 
    The Aare River flows through Bern and can be seen from many point in the city. The views are beautiful.  more »
  • Set off to Bern with idea to swim the river rapids!! And what an experience. Firstly despite it being a Saturday with a market next to the main train station, not much traffic difficult to believe... 
    Set off to Bern with idea to swim the river rapids!! And what an experience. Firstly despite it being a Saturday with a market next to the main train station, not much traffic difficult to believe...  more »

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