|Imported beer at restaurant||$5.29|
|Pack of cigarettes||$8.85|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$1 020.90|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$13.98|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$50.12|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$4.45|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$17.54|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$122.51|
The city of Koniz is located in the district of Bern and is quite close to Bern, the capital city of Switzerland. In order to book cheap flights to Koniz, you have to book tickets to the Bern Airport as Koniz does not have an airport of its own. However, that is hardly an issue because the airport is just 6 km away from the municipality. There are shuttle buses and taxis for the short journey.
The history of Koniz dates back to hundreds of years. In fact, evidence has been found of the Iron and Bronze Ages as well. Again, ruins of Roman villas have been discovered. These corroborate the fact that the place is significantly old and bears a rich historical past.
Though it is primarily a residential and business city, it is not devoid of tourist attractions. One of the major landmarks of the place is the schloss or castle which is situated right in the center of the city. Other attractions include St Paul Church, which is now known as the Reformed Church, and St Peter Church. You can do a lot of things while being in Koniz. There are a number of places to visit for entertainment and culture. It can also be called a shopper’s paradise because there are so many stores where you can shop to your heart’s content. Again, you have several restaurants which serve delicious food.
If you are an outdoor person, you can go for a walk in the countryside or, best, arrange for a small picnic with other tourists. There are as many as 20 varied spots which offer picnic tables. Koniz is usually wet and cold in the winter and therefore, it is advisable to visit the place in the summer. If you book cheap flights to Koniz between May and September, you can expect a warmer weather with the temperature usually ranging between 17C and 23.5C. Thus, it is advisable to book hotels in Koniz during this period.
Since Koniz is very close to Bern, you can also visit the latter which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and possesses several tourist attractions of which the most significant one is Zytglogge, the time clock.