for every weather and every taste

Summer excursion destinations & activities

From cosy swimming spots and relaxing hikes in the countryside to fast-paced bike tours, culinary experiences and interesting city tours.

Explore the region around Bern, the Bernese Oberland, Valais, Emmental, Piedmont, the Jura and the Seeland by train. 

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Experience & discover

Whether it's an exciting treasure hunt or an inspiring visit to a museum - discover unforgettable excursion destinations for the whole family by train. 

Spend an idyllic day on the Marbachegg or visit the watchmaking metropolis of La Chaux-Fonds, birthplace of Le Corbusier and Swiss stronghold of Art Nouveau.

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Marbachegg: atemberaubende Aussichten auf die herrliche Bergwelt und Ausgangspunkt für gemütliche aber auch spektakuläre Wanderungen.

Marbachegg - a paradise for excursions

Hiking, mountain biking, cart fun and much more
La Chaux de Fonds - Stadtplanung

La Chaux-de-Fonds

Watchmaking metropolis and Swiss centre of Art Nouveau

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Get active

Whether hiking, biking or simply enjoying the beauty of nature - here you will find a wealth of great activities for every taste. 

Discover the enchanting mountain lake and the varied hiking trails on the Stockhorn. If you are looking for a special thrill, we recommend the ultimate outdoor experience in Kandersteg: mountain tubing. 

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Fernsicht auf dem Stockhorn: Der Blick von der Panorama-Aussichtsplattform in die Tiefe begeistert Jung und Alt.


The hiking paradise in the Bernese Oberland
Kandersteg Mountain Tubing

Mountain tubing in Kandersteg

The ultimate outdoor experience with pure adrenaline

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Whether it's a culinary voyage of discovery, a relaxing boat trip or a refreshing dip in the region's most beautiful lakeside resorts and bathing areas - experience a wealth of enjoyable leisure experiences to suit every taste. 

For example, discover the art of Emmental brewing on a beer hike or indulge in culinary delights on an enjoyable walk through the Seeland. 

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Bierpfad Emmental: Markthalle Sumiswald

Emmental Beer Trail

Enjoyable beer hike through the Emmental
FoodTrail Seeland - Kulinarische Köstlichkeiten aus der Region

Foodtrail Seeland

A culinary treasure hunt between Lyss and Biel

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Plan your next excursion with BLS and discover leisure experiences by public transport. Convenient, congestion-free and environmentally friendly.

Try out our AI-based excursion finder. It provides you with suitable excursion ideas within seconds, helps you plan your trip and answers (almost) all your questions about travelling with BLS.

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