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  • Aare River underneath the Nydegg Bridge, Bern, Switzerland
    The Aare River under Nydegg Bridge


Stately but human, classy but fun, the Swiss capital is the most rewarding place to experience urban Switzerland. Window-shop along streets lined with cozy, covered arcades, and people-watch in the lively market square. Enjoy Bern's excellent museums, quaint-for-a-capital ambience, and delightful river scene. Its pointy towers, sandstone buildings, colorful fountains, and riverside setting make Bern one of Europe's finest surviving medieval towns.