Punctuated with prominent peaks and glistening steep slopes, the Swiss canton of Bern is a natural playground for outdoor lovers. Sense the adrenaline coursing through your veins while scaling the rocky walls guarding Bern. Cables, steel aids and footsteps help keep you secure while you grip the rocks and ascend the Swiss mountains. Visit between May and October for ideal via ferrata conditions.
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.
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Visit between May and October for ideal via ferrata conditions.
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