Unique accommodation in and around Bern
So much variety! Sightseeing, swimming, shopping, and much more.
Bern is the capital and seat of the Government of Switzerland.
The parliament building (known as Bundeshaus) with its distinctive, widely-visible dome and architecture of the Florentine Renaissance is the seat of the Swiss Government. Located in front of the Bundeshaus, the Bundesplatz (with its prominent fountains) is a popular meeting place on which state receptions, demonstrations, various events are held, including the twice-weekly vegetable, fruit and flower market. Bern is not only a city of civil servants, but also a hospitable, vibrant and welcoming city that fascinates visitors from near and far.
Uniquely located on a peninsula in the River Aare, Bern is known for its flowers, fountains, Bear Pit, its cultural wealth. Even Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was unable to escape the charm of the Swiss capital. So, he wrote in a letter to his girlfriend Charlotte von Stein: "It is the most beautiful we've seen!" Who does not succumb to the charm of the old town with its medieval streets and over 100 wells, and which was recorded in 1983 on the list of UNESCO World Heritage? The historic sandstone buildings and their arcades form the longest covered shopping promenade in Europe, and invite you to leisurely window shop in all types of weather.
The Cathedral (the largest medieval church in Switzerland) is characteristic of the old town of Bern. From its tower, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city and the impressive mountains of the Bernese Oberland. The clock tower (the first western gate of the city) features an astronomical calendar clock and moving figures that perform every hour, and is one of the main tourist attractions. The Bear Park, the former residence of Albert Einstein, and the world famous Paul Klee Centre are also noteworthy sites. Bern has even more to offer. Those who want to get to know this multi-faceted city even better by spending the night there, will find small and large hotels, plus a variety of low-cost flats, bed & breakfasts, rooms and private accommodations in every price range.
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Supervised Horse Riding for Children
We offer supervised walks on horseback for children up to 8 years of age. No previous experience is required. During this time, the children will also help groom the horses. We recommend bringing a bicycle helmet with you, but we also provide riding helmets. Cost CHF 30.00 per hour. For advanced riders, we can organize rides with the neighbouring farm.
Adventure in the "Jurte Khulan"
Have you ever wanted to go to Mongolia and did not find the time or the opportunity? An overnight stay in the yurt takes you to a special world. Soak up the colorful atmosphere. The "Jurte Khulan" has a small double bed and two single beds, plus a stove for heating and cooking. Cost per unit: two persons CHF 142, four persons CHF 163, all fees included.
Sleeping in Straw - for Individuals, Clubs or Companies
An overnight stay in straw is a special experience. Exchange your mattress with the bed of nature! In the morning, a good breakfast awaits you. Why not plan a club or company excursion where you spend the night in straw? We can accommodate 30 people. Allergy sufferers can still enjoy themselves, as we will gladly provide you with our B & B room instead.
Outdoor Lifestyle of a Self-Sufficient Couple
Be inspired by the outdoor lifestyle of the creative Jonah from the Faroe Islands and the craftsman Thomas from the Ryfflihaus! Almost everything in the house and in the garden is handmade. The food is also homemade, either from their own garden or from nearby producers. The couple offers a Table d’Hôte menu with a minimum of four people. Ideal place for smaller groups, workshops, and seminars.
Storyteller of Spiez
As the storyteller of Spiez, I have been offering scenic city tours since 2004. During various walks, you will participate in a true local or regional historical episode in an authentic setting. Learn more about the specific circumstances of the era and about the fate of certain people. You will get to know our community and our region in an exciting and special way. www.eva-frei.ch
Enjoy Nature in a White Paradise
3 nights in the BnB during the week (Sunday to Friday) for 2 people (CHF 300.00). Or on the weekend 2 nights for 2 people (CHF 200.00). Ski pass CHF 49.00 per day per person. Participation in a three-hour ski course for every level is possible: Downhill, freeride, ski trekking, snowshoeing with a trained ski instructor CHF 225.00 for 1 person or CHF 250.00 for 2 people.
Individual Theme Packages 2022
Relax for a weekend or for several days. Or actively discover nature! We offer various themed packages (starting at CHF 245 per person / 2 nights): Wellness, Active Yoga & Wellness, Active Hiking & Relax, Active Biking & Relax. New: Stand Up Paddle or Stand Up Paddle Yoga & Relax on Lake Lugano. Each package includes one or more soothing, professionally performed massages: https://www.casa-santo-stefano.ch/Individual-Packages_en
Wood-Fired Hot Tub (Adults Only)
Price: CHF 17 per person. Duration: 60 minutes. Two bathrobes and pairs of slippers are available. Showering is mandatory before bathing. Our winter offer: snowshoe rental and hot tub CHF 40 per person. The hot tub takes three hours to heat up. A time can be arranged with Bernard and Danièle, subject to availability.
Yoga and Hiking Holidays 2022
Yoga, hiking, and relaxing in beautiful Malcantone. We start the morning with an inspiring yoga class. After a hearty brunch, we enjoy the day hiking, reading, and relaxing. The arrangement also includes a soothing massage, and on some days, a relaxing Yin Yoga session is offered before dinner. For our own courses, Christian personally guides his guests on full- and half-day hikes. https://www.casa-santo-stefano.ch/Workshops_&_retreats_2022_en
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