Sunday, 6 April 2014

Berne Gurten

Amazing view of Berne

At the beginning of March we had an outing to Berne, to go up its local mountain Gurten at 858m. Once in Berne we took a tram which takes you Wabern and to the Gurten funicular and in a short time we reached the top.

There is quite a lot to keep you busy such as hiking, a viewing tower, art work on view, hotel and restaurant. For the kids there is a big play area, mini cars and train, and if enough snow skiing and sledging. The day we were there it was still rather cold and just some traces of snow. Not that the cold stopped Alessio from enjoying all there was on offer, it was just me who was suffering waiting for Alessio. Eventually he had a break and we went to the self service restaurant for coffee and cake.

There are a number of hikes you can do and we decided to walk back down, which took just over one hour. It was around this time that the sun decided to make an warmly welcomed appearance. From the top you have a wonderful views of Berne, the Jura mountains and of course the Alps.

This is really a great place to visit and would recommend it!

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