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Inside Background
Switzerland’s capital, Bern is a wondrous city of music, libraries, and...
Last edited: 08 August 2006
Bern dates its history to its turn-of-the-twelf... foundation along the Aare...
Last edited: 08 August 2006
Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder Always browse any or all Travel...
Last edited: 16 January 2007
The official site for Bern is wonderful.  The English translations can be...
Last edited: 16 January 2007
Bern is a relatively cold place, so if you are seeking escape from a frigid...
Last edited: 16 January 2007
Inside Transportation
Located in the heart of Europe, Bern is incredibly easy to get to. The...
Last edited: 17 March 2010
Navigating Bern is easy, but moving around can be more difficult.  One is...
Last edited: 10 December 2012
Bernmobil is the capital’s transit service, its trams and buses interconnecting...
Last edited: 08 August 2006
Inside Things to Do
When in Bern in the summer, do what the locals do on hot days - use the river...
Last edited: 22 August 2011
Nightlife in Bern throbs with bars, clubs, and music, most of its...
Last edited: 03 April 2007
Shopping Bern should begin in the square mileage of arcades that currently...
Last edited: 21 September 2011
Bern’s sports scene is geared to both experts and families, as can be seen in...
Last edited: 21 September 2011
The Tourist Office in Bern is right in the station so go there first to get...
Last edited: 11 November 2013
 Brown bears have been associated with Bern since the Middle Ages and had been...
Last edited: 15 November 2009
This museum features furniture and other antiques that demonstrate how people...
Last edited: 12 April 2009
German influenced late Gothic style is at its height in the Munster St...
Last edited: 01 February 2009
This clock tower served as Bern's west gate from 1191-1250.  The tower was once...
Last edited: 01 February 2009
 Once the apartment of Albert Einstein, it was here where the great scientist...
Last edited: 11 April 2009
The home of the Swiss national government, this building's political...
Last edited: 11 April 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Cheap eats in Bern?  Almost impossible! But if all you can afford is 11 francs...
Last edited: 29 May 2013
The Charming Swiss Restaurant on Schauplatzgasse next to the Hotel Bristol is a...
Last edited: 02 February 2009
Le Mazot is located on the Barenplatz in the heart of Bern.  Swiss favorites...
Last edited: 03 February 2009
Inside Switzerland: For Foreign Visitors
  Currency  Located in the center of a number of countries in the Euro zone...
Last edited: 01 March 2014
Switzerland is a member of the Schengen Area (an area consisting of most...
Last edited: 01 March 2014
Emergency numbers in Switzerland are as follows: - 117 for the police (real...
Last edited: 21 May 2012
Even though Switzerland is a very small country the mentality of the Swiss can...
Last edited: 01 March 2014
Payphones are owned by Swisscom and you will have no difficult in finding one...
Last edited: 28 January 2014
Tipping   There is no obligation to tip anybody in restaurants, cafés, bars...
Last edited: 04 February 2014