Most Expensive Areas in Bern

Bern is one of Switzerland’s most important cities and a de facto capital of the country. Located in the German part of Switzerland, it’s a beautiful and historic center, that is definitely worth of visit for anyone in love with medieval European architecture. As with any Swiss city, the prices in Bern can be steep, especially in the list below. Keep on reading for the most luxury districts of Bern:


Länggasse is one of the more hip and bohemian districts of Bern, just west of the Aare river. The neighborhood’s most defining quality is the Bern University, which adds a strong youthful vibe to the area and helps out in the nightlife department. If you are looking for a livable and residential district, that is close to the city center and has some great cultural and entertainment venues, this is the district for you. Länggasse is small but full of life and things to do, which makes it one of the most coveted areas in town.


Kirchenfeld is located in the south of the city and is one of the most affluent and expensive neighborhoods in the whole country. Here you will find numerous diplomatic missions, which add a very international flavor to the district, that is classy and unique. The area is mainly made up of beautiful villas where diplomats and wealthy locals reside. There are also a few museums, some nice bars, and restaurants in the area. If you want to live a classy and opulent life, Kirchenfeld is one of the fanciest districts in Europe to do so.

Old City

The old town of Bern, located in the city’s center, is straight out of a fairy tale. The streets are cobbled, the buildings are ancient and beautiful and the statues are colorful and breathtaking. There is a lot to see in the old town of Bern and if you’re a fan of architecture and history, you can easily spend an entire day just in this area. It should go without saying that this is the richest and most affluent part of town and staying here is usually only possible for a few days in a hotel or Airbnb. If you are very wealthy, however, there are some apartments for sale.

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