Camping in Bern

Nestled between the Jura mountains and the Alpine peaks, Bern's countryside offers a tranquil retreat into nature. Small, nature-close campsites at private hosts dot the landscape, offering peace and privacy. Enjoy the night sky, unpolluted by city lights, and wake up to the sound of cowbells.

Camps in Bern

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Explore Bern: Camping Adventures & Local Highlights

Special characteristics of the region

The canton of Bern and the federal capital of Switzerland with the same name are known for their unhurried residents and the proximity to nature. In no time you are in the hills around the city and shortly after at the lakes of Thun and Brienz and in the Bernese mountains where hikes and other outdoor activities await you.

Places to visit

In the canton of Bern there are numerous excursion destinations for both young and old. The most famous are mountain stations such as the Jungfraujoch, Glacier 3000 and the Stockhorn. The old town of Bern, the Emmental with its famous cheese production, the open-air museum Ballenberg and the Aare gorge are also worth a visit.


Bern is suitable for camping fans who want to experience the culture, history and nature of Switzerland up close. The region offers numerous activities such as sightseeing in Bern, Interlaken or less known Thun, hiking in the hills of the Gantrisch and Emmental or the Bernese mountains and swimming in the river Aare.

Events, festivals and traditions

Many festivals and events take place in the canton of Bern, such as the Gurten Festival, where music echoes against a backdrop of stunning views over the capital, the Greenfield Festival in Interlaken and the Gstaad Menuhin Festival. The Cantonal Schwingfest and the "Zibelemärit" (onion market) are more traditional festivals worth a visit.

Best time to travel

Late spring to early autumn (May to September) offers the best weather for camping in Bern, with lush landscapes and comfortable temperatures for outdoor activities. Winter offers its charm with snow-covered campsites and nearby skiing opportunities. Immediately before and after the winter season, it is worthwhile to go exploring in the lower-lying regions.

Regional specialities

In Bern, you should definitely try the Bernese onion tart and the Bernese platter. The region is also known for its beer and has the highest density of microbreweries in the world. If you like sweets, you should visit the Kambly factory in Trubschachen in the Emmental. In the factory's world of experience, you can taste many treats.

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Nomady is for everyone who loves to be out and about in nature. Whether with a campervan or motorhome, a tent, hiking, on vacation or just passing through. The overnight options at our hosts are varied: a simple meadow, a pitch next to a creek, a large garden, a rustic hut or a secluded spot in the forest. Depending on your needs and preferences you can filter for camps with specific facilities, surroundings or your preferred activities. There are also many offers which include a fireplace, are especially family-friendly or the perfect place for dogs (and they even stay for free).

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