Tour Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)

Bern Historical UNESCO Old Town Private Tour

Explore authentic Swiss culture with us and delve into the riveting history that distinguishes the 12th-century medieval town of Bern. Adorned with an assortment of impeccably preserved Gothic architecture, this extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage site is an enchanting gateway into Switzerland’s alluring charm. As you’re escorted through the monumental, cobbled streets of Bern, you’ll be sent back in time, between 12th and 18th century Switzerland, where your guide will unveil each layer of history. You’ll be embraced by various notable landmarks, such as the famed Zytglogge (‘Clock Tower’), the grand Bern Federal Palace (also known as the ‘Bern Swiss Parliament’), the amorous Bern Rose Garden, and so much more!

Exploring Bern won’t simply enrich you with an abundance of captivating historical knowledge but will concurrently leave you with an undeniable appreciation for Switzerland’s legacy. Our historical guided tour will enable you to foster a deeper connection with the soul of this exquisite nation.

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What’s Included in your Bern Historical UNESCO Old Town Private Tour:

  • Private local guide
  • Meet and Greet at your Hotel or Residence

Key points of your Bern Historical UNESCO Old Town Private Tour Info:

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Old Town of Bern
  • Learn the historical events that shaped Bern
  • Visit the taller Cathedral Tower in Switzerland
  • Discover the capital of Switzerland

Local Tour Guide:

  • English
  • French

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Email: booking@tourismusgroup.com
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Bern Historical UNESCO Old Town Private Tour Info

As you take a scenic stroll through the historical town of Bern, our expert tour guide will show you the land’s most spectacular sights and reveal the extraordinary history that lies behind every stunning landmark. The journey will continue into the old medieval town of Bern, where you will encounter 12th-century Swiss magnificence. You’ll have the opportunity to admire the timeless Aare River, which has surrounded this UNESCO Heritage site for centuries, continuously contributing to its delightful scenery. Here, you will learn about the river’s enduring role as a primary mode of transport for its local citizens through the ages while being able to soak up its unparalleled natural beauty.

As the tour continues, you’ll be greeted by the Zytglogge (‘Clock Tower’), one of Bern’s most iconic landmarks with a rich history that dates back to the 13th century. This fascinating tower is a testament to the earliest innovations of clockwork mechanics in Switzerland. Visiting this unique artifact will also provide you with the opportunity to explore and admire its intricacies, enabling you to see first-hand how it works. You’ll see the remarkable Bern Minster, a momentous cathedral that was built between 1421 and 1893. The Bern Minster encompasses hallmarks of 13th-century Swiss gothic architecture, making it a truly encapsulating spectacle. By visiting this towering masterpiece, you won’t just be experiencing a slice of history but also encountering Switzerland’s tallest cathedral! There will also be an opportunity to embrace your wild side as you enter the Bern Bear Park, where wild bears have roamed for many years.

Other unforgettable sights that you’ll get to visit and learn about include the grand Bern Federal Palace (also known as the ‘Bern Swiss Parliament’) and the irresistibly romantic Bern Rose Garden, where your tour guide will feed your curiosity and reveal exclusive insights into each landmark’s historical significance.

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Booking & Cancellation Policy

RATES AND PRICES

All rates and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices will not change even if the full payment is not received and voucher(s) are not issued. Prices that are quoted include all local taxes unless we advise otherwise.

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

  • At the time of booking, a deposit amount will be processed
  • 30 days before the departure, 50% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 7 days before the departure, the remaining amount is to be settled
  • Cancellation & Refunds are based on the Cancellation Policy below
  • If you wish to settle the total price differently, please get in touch with us at booking@tourismusgroup.com

 Packaged Multi-Day Trips

  • At the time of booking, a deposit of 10% will be processed
  • 180 days before the departure, 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 120 days before the departure, 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 60 days before the departure the remaining 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • Cancellation and refunds are based on the Cancellation Policy below
  • If you wish to settle the total price differently, please get in touch with us at booking@tourismusgroup.com

YOUR VOUCHER AND DEPARTURE POINT

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

Please present your voucher 10 minutes before departure to the driver or guide at the departure point of your tour. The location of the departure point can be found in the tour description and is stated on your booking confirmation. We can not be held responsible for clients being late for their tours.

Packaged Multi-Day Trips

Your Trip Manager will always have your details; please present your Passport when identifying yourself at the hotel. The location of the departure point can be found in the tour description and is stated on your booking confirmation. We can not be held responsible for clients being late for their tours.

Transportation Services

Please present your voucher 10 minutes before departure to the driver at the departure point. The location of the departure point has to be advised at the time of booking. We can not be held responsible for clients late for their transfer.

Availability

The travel products and services sold through this site are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice.

Confirmation

Private Day Trip, Small Group Day Trip, or Packed Multi-Day Trip is confirmed and reserved once both parties agree in writing or over the telephone and is subject to the booking and cancellation policy. When full payment is received the final confirmation document will be sent.

Important

We request that you carefully check your voucher’s dates and contact information and contact us immediately if these are incorrect.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

  • Cancellation, more than 2 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 1 day before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 1 day before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

 

Packaged Multi-Day Trips

  • Cancellation, up to 30 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 14 days before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 7 days before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

 

Transportation Services

  • Cancellation, more than 2 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 1 day before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 1 day before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

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