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City of Bern

Bern is the capital city of Switzerland with about 140‘000 inhabitants. The picturesque old part of the town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts many tourists from all over the world. The historical buildings stretch across the Aare peninsula, and kilometres of arcades line the shopping area of the old town. Beautiful forests and hills allow for recreation in direct proximity. Take a 360° view from the top of the cathedral to discover the historical city centre
The city also has a broad cultural offering, including 27 museums, with art being one of the priorities. Major international sport events have profited from the warm Bernese hospitality and the enthusiasm of the population for sport, justifying the label Sport City Bern.
On free evenings, you can easily meet and connect with other congress participants as well as with local people in the charming bars and restaurants in the old city centre. Behind historical façades, you often discover a modern atmosphere and trendy clubs offering a multi-faceted and exciting nightlife.

The weather in Bern in July is generally sunny, with 254 sunshine hours on average and a probability of rain of 40%. Temperature may rise up to 30-35° C, with an average day temperature of about 20° C. The maximum Aare water temperature in July is 21.5° C.