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The bear park was great- a must see. The bears seemed happy enough so it was a pleasure to watch them play and swim in the sun. It is right on the river and free to the public and offers great views across to the...More
The bear is the "mascot" of Bern, so this little bear park right on the water is a cute place to visit while in Bern. It's also right on the water so it's a nice spot. Plus the beats are pretty close so you get...More
Bern has always been the city of bears, and formerly hosted their bears in a medieval hole in the ground. It was sad to see the bears trapped in the hole. The city has created a great outdoor area along the river with several layers,...More
There isn't much to see, but I felt like I needed to see the bears if I was in Bern and they were easy to find. Historically, it's a great story to think bears have been there for as long as they have, so it...More
They're just there chilling, living their best life in the old town of Switzerland's Federal capital. They go to sleep over the Winter so if you catch a glimpse of them before hibernation, recognise your luck. I'm a close neighbour and overall they're pretty quiet,...More
Yep! We walked over to the Barenpark,and there really are real bears! Walking around and around. I guess their quarters are better than the old pits, but it still looked a little sad to me. But..Bears!!
My friend had been to the bear pit years ago and thought we should see it during our morning in Bern. The bear were not in the pit. Then we saw them in the adjacent hilly park. I was expecting cute black bears. We saw...More