Bernese Highlands, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bernese Highlands, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Bernese Highlands, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bernese Highlands, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Bernese Highlands, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bernese Highlands, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bernese Highlands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bernese Highlands, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Bernese Highlands is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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February

February is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Bernese Highlands in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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May

If you are traveling to Bernese Highlands in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in Bernese Highlands is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you vacation in Bernese Highlands during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Bernese Highlands during August, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Bernese Highlands during September, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

If you go to Bernese Highlands in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you visit Bernese Highlands during November, you are likely to see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly. There is frost about half of the time.

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December

December in Bernese Highlands can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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Activities for Bernese Highlands, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bernese Highlands.

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