Aare River, Bern

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#3 of 9 in Parks in Bern
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Soak up the picturesque sights breathing in the atmosphere of the Old Town of Bern while gently floating down Aare River. This ultimate city experience remains a favorite pastime of the locals on hot summer afternoons. Hugging the city from the three sides, Switzerland's longest river is a pride and joy of the Bernese who love splashing about its clean and refreshing waters. If you prefer to stay dry, take a relaxing walk alongside the river admiring the cityscape of the World Heritage-listed Old Town. Adventurous travelers can get an adrenaline rush from plunging in the river from Schonausteg bridge. Using our custom trip planner, Bern attractions like Aare River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Went swimming in the Aare today in the 'safe zone', entering at Eichholz (pictured) and could have drowned. I got caught in what seemed like a mini vortex or whirlpool which kept me from being able....  more
    Went swimming in the Aare today in the 'safe zone', entering at Eichholz (pictured) and could have drowned. I got caught in what seemed like a mini vortex or whirlpool which kept me from being able....  more »
  • Everything that happened was ordained by God. Don't blame the place, the circumstances, the time, the person or anyone else! Wishing the best for Eril, hopefully he can be found soon! Still hoping... 
    Everything that happened was ordained by God. Don't blame the place, the circumstances, the time, the person or anyone else! Wishing the best for Eril, hopefully he can be found soon! Still hoping...  more »

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