Historical venues in the canton of Bern

Historical venues in the canton of Bern
BusinessInspirationHistorical venues in the canton of Bern

Historical, incomparable, and with an amazing outlook

Regardless of whether you want to be active, sedate, unique or just have that certain something that enthuses your team, we’ll roll out the green lawn or the red carpet and offer you perspectives that are second to none.

The Miracle of Bern

Everyone has heard about the football miracle that took place in 1954, when the huge favourite Hungary was surprisingly defeated by the German team at the World Cup. This victory is still remembered to this day at the newly built Stade de Suisse Wankdorf stadium in Bern. Designed as a football stadium, but also suitable for team events, presentations and workshops, the event and convention centre with its capacity for 31,000 spectators is also the home ground of the BSC Young Boys. However, the multifunctional rooms also offer a range of options for events for between 10 and 1,200 people. These include, for example, a climbing event in the stadium with various courses that your team will be sure to find very challenging.

Inspiration and vision

With twelve meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology and with space for up to 300 people, this venue truly boasts a "Belle Vue", a beautiful view. Located next to the Parliament Building in Bern, the Hotel Bellevue Palace serves as the state’s official guesthouse. The hotel rooms afford superb views of the Alps and come in various sizes and designs. The meeting rooms provide space for seminars, gatherings, large banquets and discreet business meetings as well as for dinners, cocktails and concerts. All the meeting rooms do have one thing in common however: with their stylish facilities, complemented by the uncomplicated care provided by the extremely friendly staff, they are also an excellent choice for your team event.

Full steam ahead

Formerly serving to supplement the facilities at the hydroelectric power station, this industrial brick building on the Aare river today houses a cultural diversity of dance, performance, music and club life. Like the Marzilibad next door, the Dampfzentrale ("steam centre") is also a popular meeting place in the Swiss capital of Bern. The Turbine Hall (seating 420 people), the Kesselhaus (for a maximum of 400 people) and the Foyer (200 people) can be rented for concerts, seminars and banquets. Individually or even as an ensemble comprising all three together, as needed. The Dampfzentrale has a proven and highly experienced catering team to provide you with reliable and flexible assistance when arranging your event.

With that special something

With its blend of noblesse, fame and history, the Palace towers high above Gstaad and is, in every way, the perfect venue for your conference, seminar or other event. Five meeting rooms with surface areas ranging from 21 to 240 square metres provide an atmospheric, discreet or festive ambience, depending on the seating and furnishings. They are also suitable as conference or banqueting areas or for elegant cocktail receptions. The ballroom, when illuminated by its crystal chandeliers, exudes a unique character. The wide windows afford views of the Swiss Alps on the horizon, while the room is warmed by the fire crackling in the hearth. With space for up to 350 people, the Baccarat room is, without doubt, the ideal space to add that "special something" to your team event.

Sustainability with a great outlook

Personally managed by the owner’s family and awarded for being a highly respected establishment: 111 years of living tradition with a direct view of the famous Eiger. The Hotel Belvedere in Grindelwald has worked hard to develop its unique charisma at the foot of the majestic Bernese Alps. It has lived out its philosophy of sustainability by procuring its energy from solar systems and obtaining an international certificate as an ecologically responsible hotel. The seminar rooms and the guest rooms – all of which come with a balcony – inspire with their great views of the Wetterhorn and the Eiger. Relaxation and additional enjoyment are guaranteed thanks to the very varied cuisine and the brine hot tub in the garden.

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Bern Economic Development Agency
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Grand Tour of Switzerland
Hotellerie Bern+ Mittelland
Hotelier-Verein Berner Oberland
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