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Bern: Art and Culture Tour with a Local Guide

1. Bern: Art and Culture Tour with a Local Guide

Experience an alternative side to the political city of Bern and immerse yourself in its booming artistic scene on this private tour with a local guide. Learn why thousands of art lovers from all over the globe flock to the city each year, attracted by the many cultural events or its rich atmosphere. This tour is perfect for both first-time visitors to Bern and returning tourists who want to go beneath the surface of the city. As you wander around the picturesque streets, admire impressive street art and learn more about the city’s galleries and museums, as well as hearing about several renowned artists such as Paul Klee and Markus Raetz and their connection to Bern. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the most significant cultural and historical details of this multi-faceted Swiss city while diving into its art and culture from a local perspective.

Bern Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

2. Bern Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour through Bern. Using a tour app on your phone, explore the sights of Bern at your own pace, starting and stopping whenever and wherever you want. After downloading the app onto your phone (instructions received via email after booking), set out on an adventure that will take you to 10 attractions in Bern by using integrated maps. As you explore, solve a location-based riddle at each attraction and unlock the next location you need to visit. The app includes facts and information about each location you stop at, so you'll gain local know-how about the city. Put your skills to the text and work as a team and use logic, imagination, observation, and problem solving to make your way around the city. Along the way, you can stop for a coffee, lunch, or a break at any time. The tour route includes Heiliggeistkirche, the Parliament Building, Käfigturm, Stadttheater, the old town, the Zytglogge, the Zähringerbrunnen, the town hall, Nydeggkirche, the Cathedral of Bern, and the Welttelegrafen-Denkmal.

Bern: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

3. Bern: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in Bern's political, cultural and architectural history on a walking tour with a passionate local guide. Meet your guide at Loebegge and embark on a journey through various time periods and their corresponding architectural styles as you discover some of the city's most important buildings. Learn more about how Bern has developed over time and get off the beaten track as you visit churches and much more. Discover the history behind the unique Zytglogge and Bundeshaus as you encounter sites that a normal tour group would not visit. During the tour, benefit from the knowledge and experience of a local guide who will share with you insider tips and the city's best-kept secrets. Feel free to inform your guide of any particular interests or desires you may have as they will be happy to adjust the itinerary to your requirements.

Bern: Photogenic Discovery Tour

4. Bern: Photogenic Discovery Tour

If you want to spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels, this is the tour for you. Your guide will show you the most beautiful and impressive spots in Bern and guide you with some useful tips on how to take the best photos with your phone or camera. Stroll through the city and take photos of the most unique places of Bern, such as Paul Klee Centre, the clock, or the Bundeshaus. As you travel, you will also get to know more about my city and learn about its secrets from a local. Give your Insta feed an upgrade whilst learning about Bern. Make sure you don’t book this experience too late, as you don’t want to miss the golden hours for photography.

Bern: Guided City Introduction Walk

5. Bern: Guided City Introduction Walk

Enjoy the enchanting and colorful city of Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Throughout your experience you will be led by a local who will show you all of their favorite spots. Discover the best of the city as you venture off the beaten path to see Bern and experience it like a local. Feel as if you've stumbled into a city from another era as you get to know more about the local culture and find local spots where the residents like to go for a coffee or dinner. This experience aims to introduce you to Bern from a local's perspective. You'll uncover well-kept secrets of the city, many of which you might wish to return to throughout the rest of your stay in Bern.

Bern: Architectural Walking Tour

6. Bern: Architectural Walking Tour

Discover the best of Bern's rich history and impressive architecture on this private tour with a local guide. Explore the most impressive buildings in the city and learn about the history behind each of them on this educational walk. Join your guide on an adventure to discover the beauty and history of the city’s most significant buildings and find out a bit more about Swiss culture from a local perspective. During your tour, become better acquainted with the local architecture and learn how it has changed over the years while still retaining its unique character. You will also be able to see the city's best modern masterpieces, located right next to a breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Building.

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