Aare, Switzerland
Aare, Switzerland

Aare, Switzerland

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The Aare or Aar is a tributary of the High Rhine and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland.Its total length from its source to its junction with the Rhine comprises about 295 kilometres , during which distance it descends 1,565 m , draining an area of 17,779 km2 , almost entirely within Switzerland, and accounting for close to half the area of the country, including all of Central Switzerland.There are more than 40 hydroelectric plants along the course of the Aare.The river's name dates to at least the La Tène period, and it is attested as Nantaror "Aare valley" in the Berne zinc tablet. The name was Latinized as Arula/Arola/Araris. Wikipedia
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Rainy Day Activities For Interlaken And The Jungfrau Region
Formed by the Aare River eroding the rock of its bed over thousands of years, the Aare Gorge at Meiringen gouges 200 metres down and runs for close t...read more
Things To Do In Interlaken
One of the top places to visit in Interlaken West is Unterseen or the Old Town of Interlaken. We crossed a bridge over the River Aare and started wal...read more
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From ancient clock towers and churches, cobblestone streets, and important buildings such as the Neo-Renaissance Bundeshaus (Federal Palace) all in i...read more
Bern Switzerland Capital Travel
The most central water point is the Aare River, a U-shaped playground for locals who float down its fast currents that hug the historical centre. The...read more
Day Trips From Interlaken
Before you head out to explore the places around Interlaken do spend a couple of days in Interlaken. The resort town offers its visitors with plenty ...read more
Things To Do In Bern
It is not only about the view though (though, who would not enjoy the views of the Aare River or the Alps?) you have the option to dine, picnic, re...read more
The Best Switzerland Road Trip - Arzo Travels
Bern is perhaps the most beautiful capital in Europe It is located along a crook in the Aare River, in the central part of the country which makes it...read more
Pleasure Boat Cruises On Lakes Thun And Brienz In Switzerland
Although Lakes Thun and Brienz are connected by canals and the Aare River, these are not navigable by cruise boats. Interlaken West station on Lake T...read more
Lake Brienz Switzerland
Aare Gorge in Hasley Valley of Switzerland is a hidden wonderland carved by the Aare River. A train from Brienz to Meiringen and then from Meiringen ...read more
Day Trips From Basel
Interlaken is one of the top Switzerland tourist places. The resort town sits between two beautiful lakes Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. One of the top...read more
One Day In Bern Switzerland
It is now time to venture to the other side of the Aare River to the Barengraben. Here you will find an enclosure that houses a few of Berns famous ...read more
Ask Local See Eat Bern Switzerland
If you come in the summer, bring your swimsuit and join the locals for a refreshing swim in the crystal clear (but chilly) water of the Aare River....read more
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I really liked the fresh cold tea available to all guests as well as the waterproof bags that you can book out if youre interested in taking a dip i...read more
Hike Through The Aare Gorge Near Meiringen In Switzerland
Switzerland is a country of astonishing natural beauty but rarely is natural phenomena as easily accessible as the Aareschlucht (Aare Gorge) between ...read more
Things To Do In Bern
Amongst the must-visit places in Bern is the Old Town Bern which is close to the train station at a walkable distance. It is easy to explore on foot....read more
Most Beautiful Villages In Switzerland
Meiringen is a pretty village set along the Aare River with a backdrop of rocky mountains. The village base to explore the Aare Gorge and the Reichen...read more
One Day In Bern Itinerary
At this point in your day, you should head to the other side of the Aare River to get to the Barengraben. This is an area with some enclosures where ...read more
Our Pick Of The Top 10 Things To Do In Switzerland
Bern, the capital of Switzerland, is built around a crook in the Aare River. Not many cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as ...read more
Best Cities To Visit In Switzerland
Lying alongside the banks of the Aare River, Thun is ringed by mountains and looks like the archetypal Swiss town. With a domineering castle overlook...read more
Day Trips From Lucerne
The Einstein House with an exhibition on artifacts related to the life of the great physicist is a must visit. If you are visiting with kids there ar...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
One of the major attraction in Interlaken is its charming Old Town which has lovely chalets bedecked with flowers on either side of the Aare River. W...read more
Accessible Travel Guide Bern Switzerland
Bern is the capital of Switzerland. Its located in the eastern part of the country on a peninsula carved out by the Aare River (the aerial view of t...read more
7 Free Things to do in Bern, Switzerland
Taking a dip in the glacier waters of the Aare River is a highlight of visiting Bern in summer....read more
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The Old Towns have an amazing history and are mostly car-free which offer a peaceful stroll. The stunning medieval fountains in Bern Old Town, the mu...read more
Best Sights In Switzerland To See In 48 Hours
As the capital of Switzerland, Bern holds historical and cultural gems. Its built on a ridge wrapped around by the Aare River. At the core, its Old ...read more
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If youre staying for a while and want a city break, go to Bern. Its the capitol and they have nice shops and a great medieval town center surrounde...read more
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By the main bridge that spans the Aare River is an attraction which perhaps is the only mar on this otherwise idyllic city. Recessed in the ground ar...read more
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Brown bears are the symbol of Bern, so naturally, youll have the opportunity to meet some at Bärenpark. Bears have been living in the city since the...read more
17 Things To Do In Interlaken
Historic photographs show the growth of remote villages as travellers began to take an interest in the local folk traditions and geographical wonders...read more
Unesco World Heritage Site 135 Old City Of Berne
The high preservation level of the medieval townscape of Berne helped it earn the recognition from UNESCO as a cultural property. Aside from its medi...read more
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Berns historic center comes complete with its very own covered shopping area. Whether there is rain or sun, this is a fun area to spend some time ev...read more
Best Hostels In Switzerland
This is a super nice place next to the Aare River (obviously) and also pretty near Interlaken Ost train station, too. Theres a huge lounge here, whi...read more
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A visit to the village of Meiringen is almost more about what lies near than the village itself. Wedged in a valley near some seriously impressive mo...read more
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The Lorraine Bad is a fantastic starting point to go swimming in the Aare River from the northern side of Berns Old Town. The bathing water is somew...read more