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Bern, Switzerland during spring

Timeless Discoveries in Bern

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Bern, Switzerland during spring
Fall in love with the capital of Switzerland, Bern, during this 4-day packaged tour. Explore the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated along the Aare River. You will also enjoy an excursion to the famous Kambly biscuit factory in Trubschachen.
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Highlights

Guided tour Bern including the Zytglogge Tower (clock tower)

Excursion to Kambly Experience (unescorted)

Uncover the classic beauty and rich history of Bern, Switzerland’s capital, during this 4-day, packaged tour. A mixture of old and new, Bern is packed with a historic Old Town, beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine and vibrant culture. Start your Bern holiday with a guided walking tour of the city including the historic old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, laced with Gothic cathedrals, historic buildings, cafes and a large collection of Renaissance fountains. Your tour includes the famous Zytglogge Tower. Finish your holiday with a visit of a Kambly biscuit factory in Trubschachen. Kambly is Switzerland’s most popular biscuit brand with a history of more than 100 years.

This tour is available daily from 1 April to 31 October.

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Included

3-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Rail transfers in 2nd class as per itinerary
Guided city tour of Bern
Guided tour of the Zytglogge Tower (clock tower)
Excursion to Kambly Experience (unescorted)
Evening meal at a traditional cellar
Bern Ticket for free transport in the city centre

Itinerary

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Day 1
Zürich - Bern

Upon arrival, transfer via rail from Zürich Airport to and make your way to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure.

Day 2
Bern

This morning, you will explore the charming capital of Switzerland, with its unique blend of traditional architecture and contemporary events on a relaxed walking tour. Discover the UNESCO-Old Town of Bern with its most famous attractions. This afternoon, join a tour of the famous Zytglogge Tower (clock tower). On the hour, many people gather in front of the ancient tower to watch the clock mechanism from the 16th century perform its unique spectacle. You will experience the event up close, inside the Clock Tower.

Breakfast
Day 3
Kambly Experience

Breakfast at your hotel. Discover the art of fine biscuit making with a day out to the Kambly biscuit factory near Bern. This unguided excursion takes you in 40 minutes by train to Trubschachen where you can visit the factory shop, the Kambly Café and attend the demonstration confectionary. In the evening, stroll through the medieval centre for dinner in one of the traditional cellars where the charm of the past blends perfectly with stylish interior decorating; an impressive restaurant with vaulted ceilings. A three-course meal with choice will be accompanied with wine. Dine like a local and try specialities such as ‘Suure Mocke’ – a traditional marinated beef dish. Overnight at your hotel in Bern.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Bern

Breakfast at your hotel and departure from Bern.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
3 nights
from AUD1,197
per person, twin share
Zurich
1 April - 31 October 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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