Travel Guide to Switzerland (Day 4)


Day 4 – Arriving in Bern from Lucerne

The average travel time between Lucerne and Bern is 1 hour 15 minute. The train fare costs about 40.20 for 2nd class ticket and you can purchase your train tickets in advance from https://www.trainline.eu/.  Bern is in the German-speaking region and is the capital of Switzerland.

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The old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city is truly a gem of medieval architecture in Europe. The quaint old town is framed by the Aare River and offers spectacular views of the Alps.

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Have your lunch at Restaurant Rosengarten, a laid-back eaterie with the outdoor terrance as the main attraction in the restaurant. The restaurant is also the perfect place to relax over a cup of coffee and drink in views of the UNESCO rooftops. The set menu is well-priced for bargain-conscious diners.

Address: Alter Aargauerstalden 31b Bern 3006

Opening Hours: Daily 9am to midnight

Price: CHF 20-40

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Photo Courtesy of Google Image. Berner Munster.

Take a slow stroll after a hearty lunch along the most famous building in Bern, the Berner Münster is also known as the Bern Cathedral. Climb up 254 steps to the tower and the views over the city is impressive with the Alps appear as a backdrop on a clear day.

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Another point of interest to visit in Bern is the Cheese Market. Switzerland is famous for cheese and walking through the Cheese Market, you can see the wonderful display of local cheese.

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Your body will be tired after touring in Switzerland for the past few days so pamper yourself at Solbad Schönbühl, a large saltwater thermal spa with different saunas, pools and hammams, as well as massage therapies.

Address: Mattenweg 30 Schönbühl Bern 3322

Website: http://www.solbad.ch/

Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8am-10pm; Sat to Sun 9am-10pm

Admission Price: CHF 30 for Adults and CHF 15 for Children

 

– End of Day 4 –

 

 

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