Celebrated in the largest park on Bern’s local peak, the Gurtenfestival has been taking place for over 30 years. There are more than134 different concerts on 3 stages, as well as 3 separate dance tents that are sure to keep the young crowd bopping. Camping is also available nearby. This year’s festival line-up includes the Black Eyed Peas, Megan Thee Stallion, Erykah Badu, Arlo Parks, Jamie XX, Kokoroko, Parcels, Skepta, Anitta, The Chemical Brothers, and so many more.
The festival site can be reached in about 1.5 hours from Basel; it is best to take the train and either walk 20 minutes to the festival grounds or take a 7-minute train ride.
Tickets are for full days; you can buy 1-day (CHF 115), 2-day (CHF 195), 3-day (CHF 270), or 4-day (CHF 310) tickets through their website.