Excursion ideas for everyone who likes to relax and indulge

Excursion destinations for a cheerful summer's day

Be it a culinary voyage of discovery or a hike with delicious food – discover a wealth of enjoyable leisure experiences for every taste.

Bierpfad Emmental: Markthalle Sumiswald

Emmental beer trail

FoodTrail Seeland - Kulinarische Köstlichkeiten aus der Region

FoodTrail Seeland: Culinary treasure hunt


Ship ahoy! – 6 excursion tips with a sea breeze

Swaying into the sunset or starting the day with a light brunch on board – a boat trip on the lake is a highlight at any time of day.

Schifffahrt Bielersee 4

Three Lakes Cruise Lake Biel

Gita in battello sul lago di Thun

Lake Thun Navigation – Castles & Mountain Panorama

Abendrundfahrt auf dem Dampfschiff Lötschberg - Brienzersee

Lake Brienz boat trip – wild, beautiful & turquoise

Aare-Schifffahrt bei Büren

Aare boat trip Solothurn–Biel

Bootsfahrt auf dem Blausee im Berner Oberland

Excursion destination: Blausee Lake

Kapitän am Steuer auf dem Bielersee

Lake Biel round trip - vineyards & winegrowing villages

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Culinary rail journeys

Would you like to get to know the cheese and chocolate region of western Switzerland, discover beautiful landscapes and enjoy typical Swiss specialities? Then these excursion tips are just the thing for you.

Geniessen Schokoladenzug
Chocolate train Montreux–Montbovon

Discover typical Swiss landscapes and products. You travel in a Belle Epoque carriage from Montreux to Montbovon and visit La Maison du Gruyère and the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory.

Kaviar-Genuss im GoldenPass Express
Pleasure trip Interlaken–Montreux

The GoldenPass Express offers plenty of comfort and, thanks to its large panoramic windows, the best views of the passing landscape. The highlight: the Prestige travel class with a touch of luxury. From breakfast to caviar with champagne.


Bathing tips for hot days

Are you looking to cool down? Here you’ll find the most beautiful lakeside resorts and bathing areas in the BLS region.

Giessenbad Belp

Giessenbad Lido at Belp – river swimming & various pools

Strandbad Murten Wasserschaukel

Murten Lido – Bathing oasis with Mediterranean charm

 Strandbad Moossee

Moossee Lido – bathing fun in a nature reserve

Springturm - Strandbad Biel

Biel/Bienne Lido – Beach Feeling in the middle of the city

Strandbad Oberhofen am Thunersee

Lido Oberhofen – holiday atmosphere on Lake Thun

Freibad Marzili - aufblasbarer Flamingo

Swimming in the River Aare

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Would you like to discover more great excursions? Whether you like to be active or take it easy - here you will find even more excursion ideas.

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