Days Out: Berne
Brienz Rothorn Railway
This is Switzerlands oldest steam cog railway. It has climbed Rothorn Kulm hissing, huffing and puffing, since 1892. On top is a spectacular mountain panorama, a hotel, and a wide selection of incomparable hikes. Brienz Rothorn Bahn, 3855 Brienz.
Four pass round trip
Panoramic journey with the post bus that takes you across four mountain passes in Central Switzerland in one day - Grimsel - Nufenen - Gotthard - Susten, with a midday stop. The departure and arrival town is Meiringen. Ackerstrasse 6, 3800 Interlaken.
Daehlhoelzli Animal Park and Zoo
Ideal for animal and nature lovers, open to the public and free of charge. Well maintained located on the Aare River. Beers deer, goats birds among the many animals to be seen. Open daily 08:30-18:30. Tierpark Daehhoelzli, Tierparkweg 1, 3005 Bern.
Thermalbad Brigerbad Outdoor pool
Outdoor swimming pool that includes a pool for swimmers, pool with current, hot springs pool, massage pool and paddling pool for kids. Provides separated swimming lanes and a diving platform. Kiosk and restaurant are available. Thermalbad 3900 Brigerbad.