Federal Palace in Bern

Federal Palace in Bern

16Bern was chosen as the federal capital in 1848. The Bundeshaus in Bern is the epicenter of Swiss democracy. Parliament meets under its imposing dome, while parts of the national government and the federal administration are housed in the west and east wings. The...
Kambly – Emmental pretzels

Kambly – Emmental pretzels

The history of Kambly began over a hundred years ago with the Emmental “Bretzeli” made according to grandmother’s recipe. Since then, the “Bretzeli” and a variety of exquisite creations of the finest Swiss cookies have been produced day...
Paul Klee Center

Paul Klee Center

The Paul Klee Center, a new architectural highlight, was created in 2005 as a landmark for the federal city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bern. The wave-like construction made of steel and glass, designed by the renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano, is worth a...
5 Top Highlights in the Emmental

5 Top Highlights in the Emmental

The Emmental is characterized by its characteristic hilly landscape of lush pastures and green meadows. The rolling hills are often crowned by conifers, giving the region an idyllic backdrop. A special feature are the traditional Emmental farmhouses, which stand out...
Gotthelf Center Emmental

Gotthelf Center Emmental

As a Swiss cultural asset of national importance, the Gotthelf Center preserves the legacy of the great Emmental writer Jeremias Gotthelf. Exploring the Gotthelf Center: A Glimpse into Swiss Literary History The Gotthelf Center in the Bernes Midlands is located in the...