Camping in Bern

A camping vacation in Bern is not complete without experiencing the surrounding mountains. The Bernese Oberland, with the majestic Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger or the turquoise Lake Thun and Aare. Enjoy the wild beauty of Switzerland.

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Explore Bern: Camping Adventures & Local Highlights

Special characteristics of the region

The canton of Bern and the federal capital of Switzerland with the same name are known for their unhurried residents and the proximity to nature. In no time you are in the hills around the city and shortly after at the lakes of Thun and Brienz and in the mountains.

Places to visit

In the canton of Bern there are numerous excursion destinations for both young and old. The most famous are mountain stations such as the Jungfraujoch, Glacier 3000 and the Stockhorn. The old town of Bern, the Emmental with its famous cheese production, the open-air museum Ballenberg and the Aare gorge are also worth a visit.


Bern is suitable for camping fans who want to experience the culture, history and nature of Switzerland up close. The region offers numerous activities such as sightseeing, hiking, biking and river swimming.

Events, festivals and traditions

Many festivals and events take place in the canton of Bern, such as the Gurten Festival, the Greenfield Festival and the Gstaad Menuhin Festival. The Cantonal Schwingfest and the "Zibelemärit" (onion market) are traditional festivals worth a visit.

Best time to travel

The best time for camping in the canton of Bern is from April to November. The summer months offer pleasant temperatures and many outdoor activities. Immediately before and after the winter season, it is worthwhile to go exploring in the lower-lying regions.

Regional specialities

In Bern, you should definitely try the Bernese onion tart and the Bernese platter. The region is also known for its beer and has the highest density of microbreweries in the world. If you like sweets, you should visit the Kambly factory in Trubschachen in the Emmental. In the factory's world of experience, you can taste many treats.

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