• Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 152.37 View price calendar

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Delve into the cultural and architectural delights of Bern during a full-day trip from Zurich. Accompanied by a guide, discover the rural charm of the Swiss landscape as you travel by luxury coach. Learn the secrets behind fine Swiss biscuits at the Kambly Experience; explore Bern’s UNESCO-listed Old Town on a comprehensive tour; and visit a traditional dairy to sample Emmental cheese. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Zurich to Bern and the surrounding coutryside
  • Soak up Alpine views on a drive through the Entlebuch Valley
  • Watch a master confectioner at work at the Kambly Experience and taste the famous Kambly Swiss biscuits
  • View Bern’s top landmarks including the Gothic Münster, or Bern Cathedral
  • Sample cheese at an Emmental dairy
  • Small-group tour with numbers limited to 16 people, ensuring a personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Bern Day Trip from Zurich

Explore Bern during your day trip

Greet your guide at a central Zurich location and climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach destined for Bern. Get acquainted with the rich history of the region and admire the scenic Entlebuch Valley as you pass through the UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve. 

Make your first stop at the Kamply Experience, a premium biscuit factory cradled by the green landscapes of the Upper Emmental Valley, and see how the sweet specialties are produced during a demonstration. Sample a few treats before returning to your coach for the onward journey to Bern. 

On arrival in Switzerland’s medieval capital, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town on a guided tour and see popular attractions like the 100-meter spire of Münster and Bern Cathedral as you stroll. 

Spend some leisurely free time exploring Bern after the tour, perhaps refreshing with lunch in a local restaurant (own expense). Return to your vehicle for the scenic drive to an Emmental show dairy. Once there, peer into a production hall to see the manufacturing process behind the world famous cheese, and then try the Swiss delicacy during a tasting session. 

Bid your guide and group farewell on arrival at a central Zurich location.

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Customer Reviews

tony.ginns

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Brilliant tour, Guide so helpful and friendly

Noor Adzlin A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

A slow paced, relaxing and comfortable small group tour. The guide, from Best of Switzerland Tours, was very kind, knowledgeable and very friendly. The tour provided ample free time to venture out on our own. As temperatures dropped below zero degrees, the tour was more interesting with the occasional snow. Overall, the tour was awesome.

Jane D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Marvelous trip with terrific guide. Not only did we see the sights, taste the cheese and cookies but we learned both history and the current happenings. during our day tour. An unexpected plus was the bringing the cows down from the mountains.

Naomi W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Very well informed and patient guide. The places we visited were interesting.

Pam K United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This was a very enjoyable trip and the visit to Kambly Bisquit was outstanding - we are still enjoying some that we purchased. The countryside was beautiful and we found the cheese factory very interesting. Our time in Bern was wonderful and our guide showed us to many out of the way places there. It was a wonderful day!!

geykhman

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

We loved this tour! It was very well organized and Thomas, our guide, was great. Also, we had the luxury of having the tour with only 5 people in total which made the experience even better. We saw as much of Bern as possible in a short amount of time and loved the city's beauty as well as the beauty of the Swiss countryside. I highly recommend this tour.

Nimish A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

I enjoyed this trip. Perfect amount of time in the city. Karen was a great tour guide, and she provided a great amount of interesting information.

Monica M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

we loved our trip. Andreas our guide saved it. He is so knowledgeable. We found out so much about life in Switzerland. I plan to return to Bern for a visit as the city is so beautiful that one day wasn't enough.

Maya United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

We enjoyed the day in Bern! Highly recommended.

Maya United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

We enjoyed this trip a lot. Amazing! Highly recommended.

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