The local organizing committee would suggest you some opportunities to discover the city and the Emmental region!
All mentioned prices are in Euro (€) and including Swiss VAT.


The best way you can get to know the unique beauty of Bern’s Old Town with its arcades and attractions is by joining the UNESCO Old Town Stroll.

Date: May 1st, 2020 from 14h00-16h00
Meeting point: Tourist Information at the main station
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: € 30.00/person with a minimum of 10 participants (max. 20 participants per tour).
Booking: online, during the registration process


Visitors can look on as real Emmental cheese is made at the modern manufacturing plant. Over the fire or in modern cop-per vats – the show diary covering some 17,500 m² will give you an up-close look at the production of the world-renowned Emmentaler AOP. The Emmental itself is a fabulous region with gently rolling hills, long branching-out ridges, charming valleys and steep rifts.

Proposed itinerary
May 1st, 2020
14h20 Train from Bern to Affoltern im Emmental
15h30 guided tour and degustation
17h39 Transfer Affoltern im Emmental to Bern
18h45 Arrival in Bern

Date: May 1st, 2020 from 14h00-18h45
Meeting point: Tourist Information at the main station
Price: € 55.00/person (maximum 25 persons per tour)
Booking: online, during the registration process


Farm around Bern
incl. transfer service and protective clothes

All the details will be published on the website. Do not miss to check on-line regularly.

14h30 Transfer from the conference venue to the farm
15h00 arrival at the farm
17h00 Transfer from the farm to Bern
17h30 Arrival in Bern

Date and time: May 1st, 2020 from 14h00-17h30 approx.
Meeting point: Kursaal Bern
Price: € 55,00 per tour (maximum 20 persons per tour)
Booking: online, during the registration process


Top of Europe – the best place to discover a world of snow and ice. The cogwheel railway travels to Europe’s highest railway station every day of the year. Sphinx vantage terrace, 3571 m – panoramic views beyond the Swiss borders. Ice Palace – impressive ice sculptures 30 m under the surface of the glacier. Shopping in Top of Europe shops.

Rail travel, route on request (for groups of 10 or more people)
Free admission to all attractions on the Jungfraujoch (excl. Snow fun park activities and personal consumption)

Date: Saturday (May 2nd, 2020)
Price: € 250,00 included train from Bern to Interlaken and return
Booking: online, during the registration process


BEA establishes itself as an opportunity for unlimited possibilities. Each year, 290’000 visitors come to visit the most important Swiss society event, to enjoy, to marvel, to discover and to shop. Each year, BEA brings more variety into its program to meet the interests and needs of its guests: innovative and well-tried products and interactive areas allow the audience to join in and actively experience the fair. And entertainment and enjoyment are also provided: roundtables, concerts and gastronomic products to not be missed.

Date and time: from May 2nd to May 3rd, 2020
Location: BERNEXPO
Price: free of charge for ESPHM 2020 attendees; 17.00 CHF for accompanying persons
Booking: online for attendees; at the entrance of the fair for accompanying persons