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Best Guided Tours in Bern, Switzerland

Best Guided Tours in Bern, Switzerland

  1. Bern: Zytglogge - Tour through the Clock Tower | GetYourGuide
  2. Bern: Zytglogge - Tour through the Clock Tower | GetYourGuide

    The clock tower, built in the 1300s, is a relic of Bern's earliest city fortifications. The hour has struck on the clock for more than 600 years. Here, time appears to stop still, and you'll find a refreshing sense of seclusion.

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  3. Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town | GetYourGuide
  4. Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town | GetYourGuide

    On this 90-minute tour through Bern’s Old Town, your local guide will tell you about the city‘s eight centuries of history. On wet days, you can still enjoy this evocative location as the arcades provide protection.

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  5. Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat | GetYourGuide
  6. Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat | GetYourGuide

    The Swiss Travel Pass is a must-have for any traveler to Switzerland. You can enjoy unrestricted access by public rail, bus, and boat to over 90 cities and towns and benefit from free admittance to 500+ museums, cheap city tours, and access to private and scenic trains with a pre-requisite seat reservation.

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  7. Bern: Hammam and Spa Admission | GetYourGuide
  8. Bern: Hammam and Spa Admission | GetYourGuide

    The Bernese Hammam is housed in an octagonal building that once housed one of Switzerland's earliest gas boilers. For two millennia, people in the Far East have relied on the healing powers of the oriental bath. Enjoy a four-floor bathing experience.

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  9. Self-Guided Tour: Glacier Express Panoramic Train in 1 day | GetYourGuide
  10. Self-Guided Tour: Glacier Express Panoramic Train in 1 day | GetYourGuide

    While riding the world-famous Glacier Express panorama train, you can go on your own self-guided tour. You'll take the Glacier Express train from Chur to Birg, and then return to the starting location.

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  11. From Zurich/Lucerne: Berne Capital and Countryside Day-Trip | GetYourGuide
  12. From Zurich/Lucerne: Berne Capital and Countryside Day-Trip | GetYourGuide

    Enjoy a small-group tour of the Swiss capital of Berne, including round-trip transfers by air-conditioned minibus from either Zurich or Lucerne. Drive along picturesque roads through stunning landscapes and get a sense of the rural features of the Entlebuch Valley (Switzerland's first UNESCO Biosphere) and Emmental Valley.

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  13. Glacier Express Train Roundtrip Private Tour from Zürich | GetYourGuide
  14. Glacier Express Train Roundtrip Private Tour from Zürich | GetYourGuide

    A private guide will accompany you on the well-known Glacier-Express-Train trip across the Canadian Rocky Mountains. From Chur to Brig, take a four-hour train ride over the Swiss Alps, going over 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels, and ascending to a height of about 7000 feet (2033 meters).

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  15. Bern: 1-Hour Must-See Express Tour | GetYourGuide
  16. Bern: 1-Hour Must-See Express Tour | GetYourGuide

    This one-hour walking tour of Bern will give you a taste of the city's history, culture, and modern makeover. A private local guide is on hand to give this experience.

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  17. Switzerland: Digital Swiss Coupon Pass | GetYourGuide
  18. Switzerland: Digital Swiss Coupon Pass | GetYourGuide

    Enjoy two-for-one deals in 11 Swiss cities: Basel, Bern, Geneva; Interlaken; Montreux; St. Gallen; St. Moritz; Zermatt; and Zurich with the Swiss Coupon Pass.

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  19. Bern: Tour with iPod Audio Guide | GetYourGuide
  20. Bern: Tour with iPod Audio Guide | GetYourGuide

    The iPod audio guide is a form of personal tour guide. It will take you through the city, to Bern's most attractive sites, and tell you everything you need to know about this UNESCO World Heritage Site through words and pictures.

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  21. Bern: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking City Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. Bern: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking City Tour | GetYourGuide

    In Bern, you can go on a self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour where you have to solve puzzles and find clues.

    Using a tour app on your phone, discover the sites of Bern at your own leisure, beginning and stopping whenever and wherever you please.

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  23. Swiss Coupon Pass: 2-for-1 Offers in Switzerland | GetYourGuide
  24. Swiss Coupon Pass: 2-for-1 Offers in Switzerland | GetYourGuide

    To the tune of 4,500 CHF worth of discounts on everything from food and sightseeing tours to theme parks and UNESCO world heritage sites to Swiss castles, the coupon book includes 100 exclusive coupons good for 50% off everything from food and sightseeing tours to theme parks and UNESCO world heritage sites. The German and English versions of the Swiss Coupon Pass are also available for purchase.

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  25. From Bern: Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour | GetYourGuide
  26. From Bern: Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour | GetYourGuide

    The Bernese Alps' Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe," is a 3,466-meter (11,371-foot) summit linking the four-thousand-foot peaks of Jungfrau and Mönch.

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  27. Zermatt and Mt.Gornergrat Private Tour from Bern | GetYourGuide
  28. Zermatt and Mt.Gornergrat Private Tour from Bern | GetYourGuide

    Discover Zermatt, an alpine community encircled by high mountain peaks and the Matterhorn in front of you, with its unique chalet-style architecture. With the help of a guide, explore Zermatt's historic town and the Gornergrat mountain, which offers stunning views of the Matterhorn, with the help of a guide.

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  29. From Geneva: Bern & Paragliding in Interlaken | GetYourGuide
  30. From Geneva: Bern & Paragliding in Interlaken | GetYourGuide

    Discover the capital of Switzerland, Bern, on this full-day tour starting from any acceptable location for you in Geneva. In 1983, Bern was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its fully preserved medieval character. Here, you will have some spare time to meander around the tiny alleys, view a number of fountains with sculptures, coffee shops, bookstores, and, of course, the renowned Clock Tower, or Zytglogge, which is one of the three oldest clocks in Switzerland.

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  31. Bern Old City Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  32. Bern Old City Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    Learn the tale of the capital of Switzerland and its most iconic structures on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic city center.


    See the huge Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Ghost) in the Old City (Altstadt), where the layout has remained intact for centuries. Walk along the Spitalgasse to arrive at the Baerenplatz, created during the 13th-century expansion. On the Bundesplatz, you can look at the government buildings and the Zyttglogge, which has the oldest clock in Switzerland.

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  33. Bern: Instagram Highlights Tour | GetYourGuide
  34. Bern: Instagram Highlights Tour | GetYourGuide

    Find the most beautiful places in Bern and take some great photos to share on social media.

     

    Take images of the most unusual sites in Bern, including the Paul Klee Centre, the Zytglogge clock, and the Bundeshaus.

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  35. Bern: Private 42-Minute Swiss Alps Helicopter Flight | GetYourGuide
  36. Bern: Private 42-Minute Swiss Alps Helicopter Flight | GetYourGuide

    Meet the nice employees at Bern-Belp airport. After a short safety briefing, you will take a seat in the helicopter. The next 42 minutes will go by fast as you enjoy an exciting helicopter trip over the Bernese Alps and the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau summits.

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  37. Glacier Express Train Roundtrip Private Tour from Bern | GetYourGuide
  38. Glacier Express Train Roundtrip Private Tour from Bern | GetYourGuide

    Your own tour guide will accompany you on the "Glacier-Express-Train," as it is known across the world. A return journey by rail and a four-hour panoramic bus ride from Chur to Brig are included in the ticket price.

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  39. From Bern: Schilthorn, Bond World, and Piz Gloria Tour | GetYourGuide
  40. From Bern: Schilthorn, Bond World, and Piz Gloria Tour | GetYourGuide

    On a group excursion from Bern, see the Schilthorn, Bond World, and Piz Gloria. The Schilthorn may be reached through a system of cable cars from the valley bottom. From the platform, spectacular views of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau mountains may be seen from the summit.

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  41. From Bern - Engelberg, Cheese, Trübsee, and Mt. Titlis Discovery Private Tour
  42. From Bern - Engelberg, Cheese, Trübsee, and Mt. Titlis Discovery Private Tour

    Swap a day in Bern for a day in the Swiss Alps surrounding Lucerne with a private guide, and experience a journey that’s personalized for you. With transport from your accommodation and prebooked train and cable car tickets to explore with ease, this day excursion also includes a tour of Lucerne's old town, a cheese tasting at Engelberg Abbey, and free time on Mt. Titlis, where alpine sports await.

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    Booking a private tour in Switzerland allows you to have a more intimate interaction with the nation and see locations that are less visited by the general public. Use your professional environmental science guide's knowledge and experience to tour some of the most beautiful places in the country.

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  45. Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Private Tour from Bern 2022
  46. Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Private Tour from Bern 2022

    Explore the towering Bernese Alps on a full-day, private excursion from Bern by rail and cable car. From the top of Schilthorn, you can see all of the Alps. From the terrace at Birg, you can do the dizzying Thrill Walk. You can also visit the interactive Bond World 007 exhibit, where you can eat lunch in a restaurant that moves around the peaks.

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  47. From Bern - Jungfraujoch (Top of Europe) and Interlaken's Region Private Tour
  48. From Bern - Jungfraujoch (Top of Europe) and Interlaken's Region Private Tour

    This action-packed day excursion to "the Top of Europe," Staubbach Falls, Wengen, and Interlaken will take you right up to the Jungfrau. By pre-planning your trip from Bern, you'll have more time to enjoy the region's highlights, such as panoramic views from the Jungfraujoch cog railway, photo ops at Staubbach Falls, and free time to wander through the mountain town of Interlaken.

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  49. Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Small Group Tour from Bern
  50. Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Small Group Tour from Bern

    Visit Zermatt, the home of the Matterhorn, and take a break from the hustle and bustle of Bern on this full-day excursion. The Gornergrat peak offers magnificent views of the Matterhorn, the Alps, and beyond, and is accessible by cogwheel train. Your local guide will help you learn about this historic mountain village. Getting to and from Bern Station is included in the ticket, so there are no surprises.

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  51. Bern Capital City Private Tour
  52. Bern Capital City Private Tour

    Discover the Swiss capital on this private 4-hour guided tour of Bern. Follow a private guide around lively Bern and have the opportunity to choose your own schedule. Take in prominent attractions such as the UNESCO–listed Old Town, the Rose Garden, the clock tower, or Albert Einstein’s residence. Explore secluded parks and look over the Aare River. Gain insight into Bern’s rich history and see the blend of antique and modern buildings. Enjoy round-trip transportation from your accommodation.

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  53. From Bern - Neuchâtel’s Castle, Prison Tower, and Wine Tasting Private Tours
  54. From Bern - Neuchâtel’s Castle, Prison Tower, and Wine Tasting Private Tours

    Set in the foothills of the majestic Jura Mountains, the area of Neuchâtel offers tourists a heady combination of Medieval architecture, world-famous wine, and an Alpine landscape.

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  55. Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Private Tour from Bern
  56. Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Private Tour from Bern

    Spend the day with a private tour in Zermatt, a picturesque alpine town, and learn about the famous Matterhorn. From Bern, you'll take a walk through a classic Swiss ski hamlet and hear stories about its enormous, but huge and formidable, mountain. Afterward, take a cogwheel train journey to Mt. Gornergrat to learn about the first-ever Matterhorn ascent. After taking in the scenery, head to the Zermatt museum to learn more about the town's rich climbing heritage.

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  57. Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Bern
  58. Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Bern

    A personalized guide and pre-booked tickets are included in your Glacier Express experience. Travel from Bern to Chur by intercity train is ideal for people who wish to experience the Glacier Express but are apprehensive about the practicalities. Upon boarding the world-famous Chur train, you'll learn about the hilly terrain while taking in panoramic views of the region, which include its many bridges, valleys, and lakes. A three-course meal is also included.

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  59. Bern Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide
  60. Bern Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide

    You've arrived in Bern, Switzerland's capital city! In addition to Switzerland's tallest cathedral, we will show you the medieval city center of Bern, which is home to a number of other churches, bridges, and Renaissance fountains. Peruse a collection of Renaissance-style arches and fountains that were originally built in the 1500s and rebuilt in the 1800s. Our tour of the city of bears includes a walk from the bear pit to the main street, which is both beautiful and peaceful. You could be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a bear family!

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  61. Best Introduction Tour of Bern with a Local
  62. Best Introduction Tour of Bern with a Local

    Perfect for first-time visitors to Bern, this small-group walking tour will take you to several of the city’s famous attractions—as well as its hidden nooks. Meet your guide in Bern’s Old Town, then go off by foot. Learn about the city’s history while you view sights like the Bern Cathedral, Bundesplatz (home to the Swiss government buildings), and Zytglogge (a medieval clock tower), and follow your guide to lesser-known sites, too.

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  63. Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Small Group Tour from Bern
  64. Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Small Group Tour from Bern

    On this full-day trip to Schilthorn from Bern, you may take in views of Titlis and Mont Blanc while sipping on a shaken, not stirred cocktail. For those who want to get away from the people below, Piz Gloria's spinning restaurant is a great option, while the Birg Thrill Walk and cable car trip are good for admiring the mountains. Entrance fees and transportation from Bern Station are included in the price of your tour, so you won't have to worry about any surprises.

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  65. Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Bern
  66. Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Bern

    Head into the Bernese Overland with a private guide and spend a day exploring Jungfraujoch, Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, the Staubbach Falls, and more. With transport included, the day-long excursion from Bern is packed with magnificent mountain scenery, cogwheel train rides, and abundant free time. After a journey on the Jungfrau train, you’ll check out the sights at Jungfraujoch’s summit level, a destination renowned as the "Top of Europe." Visit ice caves and observation terraces, and try your hand at exciting winter sports in the snow park.

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  67. Private trip from Bern to enjoy fishing tour in Oeschinen Lake
  68. Private trip from Bern to enjoy fishing tour in Oeschinen Lake

    Swap the hustle and bustle of the city for a peaceful day in the Bernese Oberland. This private trip from Bern takes you to Aeschi Village, where you can enjoy views of Lake Thun and spectacular mountain vistas before continuing to Kandersteg, where you'll ride a gondola and take a short stroll to the mountain lake Oeschinen, where you can fish on a boat or from the shore. Afterward, there's time to see the Ricola Herb Garden.

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  69. Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Small Group Tour from Bern
  70. Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Small Group Tour from Bern

    A must for a visit to Switzerland is Jungfraujoch—the Top of Europe in the Bernese Alps, linking the two four-thousander peaks, Jungfrau and Mönch, at an elevation of 3,466 metres (11,371 ft) above sea level. It’s part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, which belongs to the Unesco World Heritage Site.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are often all-inclusive group travel experiences guided by a local travel guide and following a predetermined schedule centered on a particular tourist attraction or local activity. Numerous sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets to major tourist destinations, group day/night trips, food/wine tastings, and even airport transfers are available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

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I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

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Use every minute of your trip! Memories aren’t made while you wait in line. BOOK AHEAD and avoid the long lines at the world’s best places.

When you have a tour plan, you know exactly what you’re going to do each day, so you don’t have to worry about any disappointment.

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For many of the guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your booking without penalty up to 24 hours before the date of the activity. This is very helpful in the event your travel plans changes last minute

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Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending on the city you are traveling to, there are just about any guide tours and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature routes, Music festivals, Local food tours, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or red wine drinking and tasting tours, special TV & Movies tours, romantic couple tours, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island expedition trips, check out well-known landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & viewing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping tours, theaters and auditorium, stop by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter trips, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.