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Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.
Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Canton of Bern Christmas markets

The Canton of Bern is located in the west-central part of the country and is one of the largest cantons in Switzerland. The canton is crossed by the Aare River, the mountains are located in the southern part in the so-called Bernese Oberland, where famous peaks such as the Finsteraarhorn (4,274 meters), the Eiger, the Mönch, and the Jungfrau are located. The Canton of Bern is a bilingual canton (French and German). The Christmas markets in Bern are among the most beautiful in Switzerland. But other cities in the canton have interesting Christmas markets such as those in Bienne (Biel), Brienz, Interlaken and Thun.

Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the region.


Bern Christmas Market

Biel-Bienne Christmas Market

Aarberg St-Nicolas Market

St-Nicolas Market (Chlousermärit) on the Stadtplatz.

Brienz Christmas Market

Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt Brienz) in the old town.

Christmas market in Büren an der Aare

Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt + Sonntagsverkauf Büren an der Aare) in the Market Square.

Huttwil Christmas Market

Christmas market in the Marktplatz (Huttwiler Wiehnachtsmärit).

Interlaken Christmas Market

Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt Interlaken, Christchindli-Märit Interlaken) in the historic center – between Jungfraustrasse, Amman-Hofer-Platz, Kunsthaus-Platz and Schuhgässli streets – with around 200 stands.

Langnau im Emmental Christmas market

Christmas Market (Langnauer Weihnachtsmarkt).

Christmas market in Lenk im Simmental

Christmas Market (Lenker Weihnachtsmarkt) in the Gadeplatz.

Spiez Christmas Market

The Spiez Christmas Market (Chlouse-Märit Spiez) is a small market that takes place in this town.

Thun Christmas Market

Christmas market in the Waisenhausplatz (Thuner Weihnachtsmarkt).


ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.