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Customer Travel Tips for Bern

81% Avg. city rating Rated by 137 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 76%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 89%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 72%

Value for money 67%

Customer Travel Tips for Bern

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100% Avg. rating
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03 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: --

Liked: Beautiful city, Visiting Einstein house and learning about his life is cool. I also learn about abastract forms of art in Zentrum Paul Klee guided tour which is very nice.

Disliked: Most of the museums and parks close by 5pm which I guess is too soon.

98% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid sundays for travel as most of the stores are closed, Also this month every Saturday is museum day and all the museum have free entry.

Liked: - rich history and well organized tourist objectives - river Aar where you can take a quick swim - safety of the city

Disliked: -

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around and not waste your money because is very very expensive

Liked: Beautiful city, the center of the city was really good

Disliked: Very expensive, of course is Suizzeland

96% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Yes but try to see ways to manage high expenses

Liked: Small wonderful City

Disliked: Nothing except high prices of food

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: You will find more than you expect.

Liked: The architecture in the city is impressive.

Disliked: There are too many stairs in the city.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: NA

Liked: NA

Disliked: NA

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


23 May 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: climb up the mountain

Liked: the heritage

Disliked: the bear park is under construction right now ....

84% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


14 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: take advantage of the free excursions or perks and definitely get some swiss chocolate

Liked: the free bikes were definitely a bonus, and you could literally ride from one end of the city to the other. you were also allowed to swim in the river which was fun and different the location is great and you are close to other sights in different cities

Disliked: the prices were very expensive

87% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


03 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy any place, and go with relax visiting the city. It is marvelous, and you can feel good in this streets

Liked: All the city is great! I'm so happy with this visit

Disliked: I was unlucky cause the first day was raining, but is not Bern's problem of course

64% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Gurten!

Liked: It is a very cute city. We really enjoyed the Gurten and walking to the top of the Munster church.

Disliked: How expensive it was

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27 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: clock. city center , tram, bus

Liked: very good city i enjoy carnaval

Disliked: nothing disliked everything good

80% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


25 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Get a travel card and catch the number 12 bus to the Old Tram Shed bar in late afternoon or evening.

Liked: A friendly city with great public transport. had a great time in the Old Tram Shed bar. Drinking there own brewed beer on the sun bathed (in February!) terrace which overlooked the river and old town. The 1-4 win for Everton capped it off nicely.

Disliked: Bern like the rest of Switzerland is expensive especially after currency revaluation.

96% Avg. rating
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96% Avg. rating


20 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: ?

Liked: Beautiful town centre

Disliked: No

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
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  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


08 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Going up to the Rosengarten and then down the Aare.

Liked: I liked this small and quiet town, hospitable, friendly people, no rush, relaxed atmosphere.

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
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  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


28 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Beaware of possible snow in the winter.

Liked: The city is small and you can walk between different sites.

Disliked: Nothing much except for the price.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


24 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike in the tren station

Liked: City view

Disliked: Nothing

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


27 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit every alley!

Liked: The hip independent stores and the general vibe

Disliked: Nope

69% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


22 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go in warm weather with some locals to swim in the river

Liked: Bears, Swimming

Disliked: Expensive

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


25 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: You should always allocate money for the mountain railway.

Liked: The river was amazing :)

Disliked: So expensive.

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100% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: I can say will try to visit this city in the future

Liked: interesting and nice city to visit in Switzerland

Disliked: No, I can stay it is very nice city

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 137 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 76%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 89%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 72%

Value for money 67%

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