This is Bern Activities around Bern

This is Bern

In addition to swimming in the River Aare – Bern’s most popular sport – cycling fanatics, adrenaline junkies and keen hikers will also get their money’s worth in and around Bern. Here, you can find an overview of sporting activities and experiences at any time of the year.

Summer activities

Eine Gruppe von Menschen auf Schlauchbooten auf der Aare mit Blick aufs Bundeshaus.
© Bern Welcome

Summer in Bern

When the weather obliges, hundreds of locals flock to the River Aare to enjoy a swim and a ride on an inflatable dinghy. The clean, deep-blue water of the Aare, which wends its way down from the Alps towards Bern, offers the perfect refresher on a hot summer's day.

Autumn activities

Bundeshaus mit Herbstblättern im Vordergrund
© Universität Bern

Autumn in Bern

The autumn season with its warm colors and cooler temperatures awakens the desire for activities. Attend a wine festival under the arcades, marvel at golden landscapes or enjoy autumnal delicacies – discover Bern this autumn!

Winter activities

Eine kleine Gruppe von Menschen ist am Langlaufski fahren mit schöner Sicht auf Berge.
© Bern Welcome

Winter in Bern

Winter wonderland in Bern. The sun is often shining here, an inviting setting for all kinds of outdoor activities. Whether its skiing, tobogganing, ice skating, or staying the night in an igloo – enjoy the unspoilt natural beauty of the Bern region.

Spring Activities

UniS Gebäude mit roten Tulpen im Vordergrund
© Universität Bern

Springtime in Bern

The days are getting longer, the birds are chirping, and the trees are starting to blossom – time to go outside! With various outdoor activities, this beautiful season is celebrated with the famous Bernese joie de vivre.