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Cathedral Tours

© Picture: Bern Tourismus

The largest late medieval church

Registration

Please note that people who have registered have priority: or 031 312 04 62. 

Meeting place
Information desk in the cathedral

Cost
Fr. 5.00

More about

The bells up close tour

Guided tour of the lower belfry with fascinating stories about the bells and the «Clapper catchers».

Times

  • 10.30 to 11.00
  • 11.15 to 11.45
  • 12.00 to 12.30
  • 12.45 to 13.15

Languages
German, French and English

Discover the Cathedral

The Cathedral before and after the Reformation – how has it changed?

Times

  • 10.30 to 11.00
  • 14.15 to 14.45
  • 15.45 to 16.15
  • 16.30 to 17.00

Language
German

The 12 doors of the Cathedral

Why does Bern’s Cathedral have 12 doors and what purpose was served by the women in childbed, midwives and the mayor’s door?

Times

  • 11.15 to 11.45
  • 12.00 to 12.30
  • 12.45 to 13.15
  • 15.00 to 15.30

Language
German

Monsters on the Minster

Discover the ghoulish gargoyles on Bern’s Cathedral as well as their function and importance (bring your binoculars!).

Times

  • 14.15 to 14.45
  • 15.00 to 15.30
  • 15.45 to 16.15
  • 16.30 to 17.00

Language
German

Hasefritz and Mattenedi

Children’s tour of the bells with tales of the adventures of Hasefritz and his friends.

Times

  • 14.15 to 14.45
  • 15.00 to 15.30
  • 15.45 to 16.15
  • 16.30 to 17.00

Language
Swiss-German

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