The canton of Bern rests at the core of Switzerland, being both the second-largest canton and second-largest by population. It borders the Swiss cantons of Jura and Solothurn to the north, Neuchatel, Fribourg and Vaud to the west, Valais to the south, and Uri, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Lucerne and Aargau to the east. The bilingual canton has a population of 1 million, with the capital being Bern, home to a historic town protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The canton of Bern receives a humid continental climate, featuring warm summers and very cold winters.
German and French.
Visit between May and October for ideal via ferrata conditions.
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