Guided tour

Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town

Activity provider: Bern Welcome

Bern: 90-Minute Stroll Through the Old Town

Activity provider: Bern Welcome

From US$ 26.54 per person

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bern. During a guided walk you’ll have the opportunity to admire its fountains, towers, quaint streets, arcades and more. Learn about the city’s 800 years of history from a local guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, French, English
Small group available


  • Explore the old center of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See the fascinating hourly show at the Clock Tower, dating back to the 13th century
  • Admire the late Gothic Cathedral with its stunning portal and its depiction of the Last Judgment
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On this 90-minute stroll through Bern’s Old Town, your local guide will tell you about the city‘s 8 centuries of history. On rainy days, you can still enjoy this atmospheric area, as the arcades provide shelter. Admire the late Gothic Cathedral (Münster) with its stunning portal and rendering of the Last Judgment. See the 13th-century Clock Tower (Zytglogge), where you can watch the fascinating show that happens on the hour. Who knows, you might even meet up with a member of the Federal Council in front of the Parliament building! Come along and discover the charms of the Swiss capital and this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a pleasant and leisurely walk.
  • 90-minute walking tour

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    Meeting point

    Tourist Information at the main rail station Bahnhofsplatz 10a

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    • Please note that the tour is bilingual
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    4.3 /5

    based on 180 reviews

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    Thomas was a very good guide and we were with a very nice group of people. Thomas made us all feel comfortable and answered many questions. We really enjoyed our time with him on the walking tour and his interesting and informative discussion. He took time with us to explain extra things that we asked about. His English was really good. Thanks for a great experience. Jenny and Marcus - Australia.

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    May 18, 2022

    A good opportunity to get to know Bern. Our guide Carmen has been very enthusiastic and has made very interesting comments. The contracted activity was in German but since there was a French-speaking couple, the guide repeated the comments in 2 languages, which made it lose dynamism and it was not what was agreed.

    August 26, 2021

    The meeting point was right at the entrance of the tourist office. Our group with a French-speaking guide was made up of only four people. The German-speaking group was much larger. The guide, Margaret, was very kind and knowledgeable. In addition, the pace of the visit was fast enough to learn some key information and also gave us time to take photos. I highly recommend this city tour!

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    April 26, 2021

    Product ID: 48050