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Bern: 4-Hour City Tour with Private Guide

1. Bern: 4-Hour City Tour with Private Guide

To begin the tour, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or accommodation to take your private, half day tour of Bern! First, you will take a short bus ride to one of Bern's best-kept secrets: the Garden of Roses. This is the best place for stunning views over the old town. Next, your guide will take you to Bear Park to see some of the animals that gave Bern its name. After this, your guide will take you to explore some of the small and curious shops housed within the arcade, before continuing to the Town Hall. You will see the living place of Albert Einstein, the hidden and intriguing alleyways between buildings, and your guide will tell fascinating stories about how life was in the old town.  On the way to the Federal Parliament, your tour guide will show you the Clock Tower and it's astronomical clock dating to the early 15th century. You can then marvel at the beautiful terraces of the of the Federal Parliament, as well as more stunning views. A perfect photo opportunity! On the way back, join your tour guide to visit the fountains in the public square by the parliament building. Try to pass them without getting soaked! As the tour comes to an end, you will enjoy some final stunning views over the city center with the Bernese Alps in the background. Take more photos, keep the memories. At the end of the tour, your guide will accompany you to your hotel.

From Basel: Bern Capital City Private Walking Tour

2. From Basel: Bern Capital City Private Walking Tour

Spend a half-day exploring Bern on foot with your own private tour guide. Travel via train from Basel to Bern, then walk around the city like a local as your guide gives you a complete overview of the highlights of the city center. Visit the garden of roses with a fantastical view over the entire city, walk below the UNESCO-protected arcades, visit the bears along the Aare River, stand in front of the Swiss parliament building, and see Albert Einstein’s house. Get led to everything from historical buildings to popular sights to a few insider spots away from the tourist flow with the help of your local guide. As you explore, ask your guide questions about the country and its people. 


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