Travel Blogs from Biel
... really nice surprising and also speak awesome English. Some people seem a little bit excited and nervous to speak to us. Just like they did in Helsinki. We haven't really seen many tourists which has been a nice change. We made our way through to Old Town. All the buildings are the original ones when the town was first built. They are typical Swiss apartments and they are gorgeous. Near that area there is also a huge enclosure of bears who live in bern. You can look at ...
... all over town starting with the old town and it's quaint narrow streets with cobble stones, the exclusive boutique shops the bars and restaurants. The Gross Muenster (12th century cathedral) also is important both historical and architectural with it's two towers. Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the Reformation from here in the 1500s. From there we continued along the Limmat river with it's blue-green water and views of ...
... bottles of soft drinks which costs us about CHF 35 (SGD 46). After lunch we headed back to the bus and headed to Lucerne.
We did a sightseeing tour of Lucerne and I must say that it's more crowded than Bern. Most are usually tourists from China, Hong Kong and even Japanese. Lucerne is really a nice place, with lots of shops selling watches, swiss army knifes, souvenirs, shirts and more! It somehow looks more like a shopping street to me. We went to see the ...
The main street in Bern is lined with expensive shops selling all sorts of things, but mostly clothing. You can walk through the street or under the arcades which are huge covered walkways. If you walk in the street, you can see the cellars which used to be used for storing potatoes & coal, and later wine (the French invaded in 1798 and drank it all…). Nowadays they are used as shops which were quite neat to peer into even ...
... ended up going head-first onto the floor of the van.
We then kept driving until we parked on the top level of the parking garage at the Bern Railway Station. The Bern Railway Station is like any other European city train station, modern-looking, and loads of shops. We actually found a Coop there, where Mom and Dad were going to get groceries, but Dallin reminded them that we should do that at the end of the day, so we don't ...
Other places to stay in Biel
40 Neumarktstrasse, Biel | 4 star hotelfrom $139
Rue de la Gare 14, Biel | 3 star hotelfrom $200
Aarbergstrasse 29, Biel | 2 star hotelfrom $131
General Dufourstrasse 110, Biel | 3 star hotelfrom $139
General Dufourstrasse 31, Biel | 1 star hotelfrom $166