The capital of Switzerland is a historic destination in Switzerland. Offering a combination of palaces, parks and gardens, Bern is a truly scenic city. It is hard to imagine a more picturesque destination! The River Aare is a prime feature of the city, providing waterfront views from thousands of vantage points. Whether you’re a science nerd, an art fan or a nature lover, you can be sure there is a tourist attraction in Bern available and waiting.