Destination guide

The historic area of Bern awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bern. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, cafés and festivals. Bern Art Museum, Bern Historical Museum and Paul Klee Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Bern

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Bern a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Freibad Marzili (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Bear Pits (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Blumlisalp Steamship (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bern

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bern is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanical Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Bern Rose Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • The Elfenau Estate (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Gurten (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • City Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Lake Bienne (16.1 mi / 26 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bern

Fly into Bern (BRN-Belp), the closest airport, located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Bern Station.

Where to stay around Bern?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 31 vacation rentals near Bern. From 26 Condos/Apartments to 4 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bern for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bern?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bern. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bern Station: 102 vacation rentals
  • Berner Munster: 104 vacation rentals
  • Bern Expo: 102 vacation rentals
  • Stade de Suisse Wankdorf: 101 vacation rentals
  • The Elfenau Estate: 114 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bern listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bern?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Condos/Apartments in Bern. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bern include:

  • Houses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bern?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Bern. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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