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Aare River

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Superb Serenity

after lunch we took a stroll along the river. Well worth your time. Gorgeous clear water, away from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
No. California

The Aare is a tributary of the Rhine River, and at 295 kms., is the longest river that rises and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grand Bend, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

after lunch we took a stroll along the river. Well worth your time. Gorgeous clear water, away from the sounds of the city, you experience families, couples, laughter, dogs, swimmers, and peaceful beauty.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Aare is a tributary of the Rhine River, and at 295 kms., is the longest river that rises and ends entirely in Switzerland. A popular location for local and visitors during the summer months.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swimming in the river is like flying - it is THE thing to do in Berne, but be careful and go with a buddy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank corinastofer
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

This aare is stunning! So beautiful with the clear water! It is a very fun experience to swim in the water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JuliekDenmark
Reviewed January 22, 2019

The Aare River offers so much during the summer hours. On my visit, I witnessed people swimming (use only designated swimming areas), people canoeing, and even a small group of people surfing with the rapids off a rope tied to the walking bridge. Not that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Ask lokals for advices and enjoy! Only warm enough on summer! Some lokals take a rubber-boat. Only for good swimmers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 815stephan
Reviewed January 15, 2019

I had the opportunity to swim in the Aare. it was amazing. The color of the water is incredible. People really enjoy the summer in this beautiful and slightly chilled water. It is a fantastic experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thaistanferri
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Nature in our Capitol City😎Very good Water-Quality👍It's always worth to take a relaxing swim!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank oliverm956
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The Aare river has a special meaning in the Swiss capital, Bern. The Bernese have a special love for “their” river. Which is wrapped around the city in a shape of letter U In the Middle Ages, in particular, when the city of Bern was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank majeo
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Take a kayak And fload on this beatifull river in this awesome Town. Bern is absolut beatifull. With a kayak is another dimension.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from ryan_keim | Reviewed this property |
We followed the footpath on the right side of the river (opposite the Tier Park) up to a large grassy area with a restaurant/bathroom/possible camping area. Ideal place to launch If you travel up to Thun, you’ll need to... More