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, longest river entirely in Switzerland, 183 mi (295 km) long, rising in the Bernese Alps and fed by several glaciers. The upper Aare emerges from dam-impounded Grimsel Lake and flows generally W through Lake Brienz, past Interlaken (where it is canalized),
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We walked along the Aare River
, and watched bears at a sanctuary (Bern got its name from bears).
--Follow rivers as they wind through towns (the Rhine river in Basel and the Rhine Falls, the Limmat and Sihl rivers in Zurich, the Aare river
in Bern), and cut through mountains (the Ltitschine river in the Berner Oberland, the Reuss river at the Gotthard Pass, Lavertezza river above Lugano, and the Rhone river from Valais through Geneva)
The landscape of Canton Solothurn has many delightful attractions including the Jura with its meadows, valleys and gorges, and the peaceful rolling landscape of the Aare River