With stunning landscapes, easy accessibility from all over the world and sustainability in its DNA, Switzerland has a lot to offer events. From small retreat-style board meetings to help reconnect to large congresses, there is a wide choice of venues available. Rightly renowned for its excellent public transport, groups can even experience the glory of train travel in this beautiful country on a private charter.
Other substantial benefits include the lowest VAT rate in Europe, no hidden fees, free public transport with an overnight stay in many destinations and breakfast included in room rates.
Region of Bern
One of Switzerland’s most attractive places for business events is the region of Bern. Its capital city Bern and the destination Interlaken including the Thun-Lake Thun region on the doorstep of a breathtaking mountain world, are just 45 minutes apart. Each offers a congress centre, Kursaal Bern and Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken, as well as many properties ideal for small and intimate gatherings to large seminar hotels in gorgeous settings. The region is ideal for incentive travel and social programmes with the majesty of the Alps as a sensational backdrop.
Excellent venues and adventure
Swissôtel Kursaal Bern
The Kursaal Bern is as much a part of the capital as the Parliament Building, the Münster Cathedral and the Aare river. Offering everything under one roof, it has a central location, breathtaking views of Bern's old town and the Alps, the in-house four-star Swissôtel Kursaal Bern, 28 event and conference rooms for up to 1,500 persons, two restaurants, one bar and the Grand Casino Bern.
Blending style and history at the Kornhauskeller
The Kornhauskeller, a former granary with a cross-vaulted ceiling, offers a stylish and unusual function room in the heart of Bern with capacity for up to 700 guests (or 500 at a banquet).
Make memories in Interlaken
Discover why Interlaken is known as the adventure capital of Europe with Outdoor Interlaken, a specialist in team building, inspirational activities and providing lasting memories. Between mountains and lakes in the perfect outdoor playground, strengthen the team spirit with a jetboat ride on Lake Brienz, river rafting, canyoning or indoor and outdoor ropes park. Enjoy the perfect adventure under the safe guidance of experienced guides.
Deltapark Vitalresort in Thun
The Deltapark Vitalresort on Lake Thun is easily reached from anywhere in Switzerland and combines inspiration and relaxation in one magnificent setting. With glorious natural surroundings, the resort combines meetings, work, incentives, wellness as well as fine dining.
Top of Interlaken just ten minutes away
The picturesque Harder Kulm Panorama Restaurant towers high above Interlaken and yet is only 10 minutes from town. It not only boasts a fantastic view but delicious food and easy accessibility. The historic, listed restaurant building and the newly-built garden pavilion provide an atmospheric venue with breathtaking views over Lakes Brienz and Thun as well as the three famous peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.