The Swiss capital boasts great Classical Modernist works
Switzerlands capital city harbors a treasure trove of possibilities for those interested in the beginnings of 20th-century art. Kunstmuseum Bern offers an outstanding overview starting with the Impressionist period, while Kunsthalle houses comprehensive displays of international contemporary art. Berns highlight, Zentrum Paul Klee, is home to 4,000 works of the renowned artist in a new building by Renzo Piano. Day trips from Bern to the nearby Museum Franz Gertsch in Burgdorf or Kunstmuseum Thun will also interest lovers of contemporary art.