In Bern once a year passes amazing festival, dedicated geraniums. This plant is even one of the symbols of the city, and the company he is the bear. Festival, как правило, carried out during in late April and early May, by this time, you can catch the time of flowering of the main colors of the Bernese.
The main markets are working in Bern Tuesday and Saturday, where they sell fresh fruit and vegetables, other necessary things in the economy, but in almost every store you can find colors, and most often it is the famous geranium. During the festival, all the main city square is completely closed bouquets and flower pots, which gives a very good reason to visit Bern flower lovers.
But oddly enough, geranium growing substantially with the outer sides of the building - the windows, in special pots, attached to the wall. Local authorities encourage a love of flowers, and was even established a special award, outstanding for the most beautifully designed window sill. Needless to say, Bern that can rightfully be considered the most floral city in the country, After all, even at the edges of sidewalks planted rare flowers, which always carefully monitored - crocuses and snowdrops.
During the famous Festival of trade in markets products and utensils completely terminated and replaced by an infinite number of colors - each market is filled up to the top of, and the city is literally saturated with the smell of geraniums. Each house is divided mini greenhouse, in which only grow geraniums.
Geraniums are deservedly considered the pride of the residents of the city, and they will be happy to offer a piece of their culture to tourists, who visit Bern. These flowers, not very common in other European countries, also have their kind in Berne the capital - their concentration in normal days is large enough, and during the festival in the city is literally buried Geranium.
At the festival, you should definitely come florists and people, who are interested in flowers - they can show their skills, meet new species of plants and buy something to remember, because the flower variety in the Swiss capital literally enormous.