If your travelling escapades sole purpose is to “do it for the ‘gram”, then you’ll need to head to this city ASAP.
An Instagrammable favourite, Bern in Switzerland, has been crowned the most popular winter city according to the Focus Clinic.The hastag ‘#Bern’ has been used a massive 1,082,440 times on Instagram, closely followed by #Aspen which has been tagged 935,040 times.
What makes Bern so Insta-worthy?
The city’s capital is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bern’s historic landscape dates back to 1191 and it known by its Clock Tower or Zytglogge, the Prison Tower (Käfigturm), the sculptural fountains, the Cathedral (Münster) and the sandstone facades.
In the winter, Bern is also a popular skiing location and has a beautiful Christmas market. You can even spend the night in an igloo or visit the ice palace!
Bern is nestled in the mountains, around the crook of a river. You can stand on a bridge in the city centre and watch the sunset cast a rosy-glow over the snow-capped-mountains.
Not to mention the food, which usually consists of game meat fit for a king, is also very Instagrammable.
The compact city is easy to walk around on foot but the public transport system is very tourist friendly. Trams and buses operate through the city and, if you’re staying at least one night in tourist accommodation, you’ll receive a complimentary ticket for unlimited public transport during your stay.
Switzerland’s exceptionally scenic capital offers a whole list of memorable sites and attractions for individuals to visit and experience. And in case you’re not feeling up for winter city explorations, Bern is just as captivating in warmer weather.