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Once in a lifetime experience!

If you like to experience local customs when you travel, this is one not to miss! Taking a ride in... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Stephanie M
Boston, Massachusetts
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Perfect for a hot day

Best thing to do on a super hot day. It was crowded but plenty of grass for everyone. Family... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“swimmers”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

If you like to experience local customs when you travel, this is one not to miss! Taking a ride in the Aare River was a fun thrill and quite refreshing on a hot summer day! The pool / lawn area is a great spot to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Best thing to do on a super hot day. It was crowded but plenty of grass for everyone. Family friendly with lockers and great variety of pools to suit all. It was greatly appreciated! Thanks Bern.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kirstyjane
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

If you love swimming and this is the place. They have toilets andocjwrs for you. Bring toilets and avoide valuables in Wana take a dive in river.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Umang A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite things to do in Switerland, The interest in this area is being able to throw yourself in the river and letting yourself be "towed" up the river to an exit. (For a faster ride stay in the middle of the river)....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Swimming in the Aare was the best experience of a very good stay in Bern. Getting to the Marzili baths is an easy and pleasant descent from City Hall. Public lockers are available for 5CHF per day with a 20 refundable key deposit. Once you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank PatticusII
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We love Switzerland and especially Bern.. the temperature during our last visit was 35 degrees so a swim was needed!..this FREE swimming pool with acres of space with cafes etc is really fantastic...you can then walk alone beside the river and float down the Aare...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mike c
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours when the weather's good. Access to some small swimming pools, the river, table football and table tennis. There are lockers, toilets and changing areas onsite. Also close to a very good ice cream shop. The river has a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank livo3
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I love swimming outdoors and grew up next to the sea so cold water swimming is not a problem - if you are used to heated pools be aware that it is around 12 degrees in the water! The weather wasn't good when we were...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank DrPwk
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Good place in the summer for sun bathing. Easy access to the Aare. Clean toilets. There's a cafe where you can buy snacks. No alcohol.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 776lilis
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

und Sonnensegel. Und für alle gratis Eintritt!!! You do NOT have to pay to enter. Good experience! Our kids like it! The water is very clean.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank kammerhofer_net
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