Festively laid table in the Kulturschür UPtown
Festively laid table in the Ussicht banqueting room
Seminar participants sitting in a circle listening

Organizing events in Bern

Celebrations and meetings on the Gurten

Gurten funicular reconstruction

The Gurtenbahn conversion will take place up to and including May 15, 2024. Replacement buses will run on the Gurten during this time. The adjusted timetable can be found here.

Seminars and workshops

The Gurten offers the ideal conditions to mix business and pleasure far from the noise of the city. Benefiting from natural lighting and a balcony, all seminar rooms are equipped with modern technology and comfortable furniture.

To ensure you don't need to worry about a thing during your seminar, we offer a range of seminar packages including all-day catering, tickets for the Gurten funicular and parking tickets.

  • 8 seminar rooms for between 2 and 16 people
  • Ussicht and Wytsicht rooms, each for up to 24 people
  • Outdoor seminar table for an outdoor workshop
  • Seminar from CHF 78 per person
Seminar group in the EIS seminar room
People raising a toast with a glass of white wine


Be it for weddings, baptisms, birthdays or company anniversaries, special occasions need a special venue. Celebrate in the glass Pavilion with the best view over the City of Bern, in the rustic vaulted cellar with the adjacent wine cellar, in the picturesque Kulturschür UPtown with integrated stage or in the former Ussicht and Wytsicht ballrooms, or why not rent the Gurtners or Tapis Rouge restaurants exclusively.

Pavilion: 80–500 people
Kulturschür UPtown: 50–220 people
Ussicht and Wytsicht:  20–140 people
Gurtners restaurant:  2–110 people
Tapis Rouge restaurant: 50–220 people
Vaulted cellar:    20–80 people
Culinary and drinks offer
Room overview and price list*
*From 10 December 2023 new price variants for arrival:
Variant 1 The Gurtenbahn tickets will be charged according to consumption of the total bill.
Variant 2

The Gurtenbahn tickets are charged at a flat rate.

The registered number of persons will be charged at CHF 9 (regular cancellation conditions).
In both cases: In both cases: The organiser receives a promo code with which the tickets can be purchased by the guests via the Gurtenbahn webshop. The organiser is responsible for distributing the promo codes to their guests.
Car park

Exit ticket per car park CHF 15






Bern’s local mountain offers different ways and means of organizing your unforgettable dream wedding reception. The unique view over the federal capital provides a romantic backdrop for your wedding and we have the right venue for every number of guests.

Pavilion: max. 350 people
Kulturschür UPtown: max. 140 people
Gurtners restaurant:  max. 110 people
Ussicht and Wytsicht max. 100 people
Vaulted cellar max. 40 people
  • 3-course gourmet menu from CHF 74 per person
  • 4-course gourmet menu from CHF 84 per person
  • 5-course gourmet menu from CHF 96 per person


Happy wedding couple by candlelight in front of the vaulted cellar
Festively laid table in the vaulted cellar

Our event rooms

One of Switzerland’s most attractive event locations only 17 minutes from Bern central station. Different events rooms surrounded by nature and a food and beverage infrastructure for events for up to 3,500 people are at your disposal. With all this, Bern’s very own mountain is the ideal place for seminars, birthday celebrations, weddings, family gatherings, company celebrations or customer events. In short, there is not a better place for a celebration than the Gurten.

Pavilion: 80–500 people
Kulturschür UPtown: 50–220 people
Ussicht and Wytsicht:  20–140 people
Gurtners restaurant:  2–110 people
Tapis Rouge restaurant: 50–220 people
Vaulted cellar:    20–80 people
Pavilion: CHF 4,000
Kulturschür UPtown: CHF 2,800*
Ussicht and Wytsicht: CHF 700 each*
Vaulted cellar CHF 600*
Gurtners restaurant, rented exclusively: minimum sales of CHF 10,000
Tapis Rouge restaurant, rented exclusively: minimum number of 50 people

* 20% of the sales revenue is credited to the room rent.

View of the Gurten with distinction.

"Outstanding" seal of approval in the Swiss Location Award 2023

We are delighted that the Gurten – Park im Grünen was awarded 9.1 points and the "Outstanding" seal of approval in the Swiss Location Award 2023.