A 'BEA' Special: the must-see traditional Swiss agricultural fair

The BEA is open! This annual traditional Swiss fair is a must-see for anyone living in or around Bern and it's open until May 8 this year. From donkey displays to fairground rides and the chance to sample local beers and a staggering range of cheese, there is so much to see for children and adults.

We recorded while out on a day trip in Switzerland, so there's not one, but two recommendations of places to visit in this episode. One of them is an insider tip about a slightly hidden place.

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Notes on this episode of Swiss and Chips: Your British Guide to Switzerland

  • The BEA website with prices, opening hours and tickets
  • The map to find your way around the event
  • A hidden place for you to check out in Switzerland: Schwarzsee (Black Lake): find two of our photos below.

Learning Swiss German

Our word in this episode is: 'Zuckerwatte'.

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