The swimming and river pools Marzili and Lorraine are especially well-known. Both of them profit from myths that have been growing for decades and are starting points for the world-renowned Aare swimming.
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Important information for swimming in the river Aare (132 KB)
Embedded in the Aare bank at the foot of the Parliament building, the Marzili pool is the most frequently visited pool of the city and the social hot spot.
The Lorraine pool
The Lorraine pool is the smallest of the four municipal open-air pools. The beautifully situated river pool has a charming and familial character.
River beach Eichholz
The river beach near the camping site Eichholz is a popular location for local sun worshipers and often used as a starting point for a swim in the Aare back into the City of Bern.