Old city and the Aare, Bern
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Old Town in Bern is well worth its place on the Unesco World Heritage List. The old town has preserved much of its medieval character and is perched on a kind of cliff surrounded on three sides by the azure waters of the Aare. Fun activities are often organised in and around the Aare, in which you can participate as a visitor, or go swimming in the fresh water yourself on a hot summer day!
The old town has many shops, restaurants, cafés, lovely bridges, fountains and the Zytglogge (clock tower).
The Old Town and the Aare can be visited any time throughout the year.
Tips and Tricks!
Here are a few tips you should know before visiting the Old city and the Aare!
- If you come in summer, fun activities are organised in and around the Aare.
- A fun way to explore the old city is to seek out the 11 extraordinary fountains.