Bärtschi Optik is a full service optical store, offering only the highest quality of eyewear brands and customer service. Located in the capital city of Switzerland, Bern is beautifully scenic with lots of things to see and do for all travelers. It traces its origins back to the 12th century, with medieval architecture preserved in the thriving modern city.  Bern offers a vast amount of museums, historic landmarks, restaurants, shopping, and a lively night life. Leisure Society met with Bartschi Optik to report on their optical store, along with nearby recommendations of things to see and do for anyone visiting Bern.

The history of your store:
Bärtschi Optik opened in 1945, our store has a long history of offering premium quality products and exceptional service.


Interesting fact about your store:
Our super team! Highly qualified staff and modern facilities is what takes our shop to the next level.


Why did you choose to carry Leisure Society in your store:
It was the perfect match for Bärtschi Optik. Everyone is an individual and unique eyewear helps reflect that through quality and style.


What makes the neighborhood special:
Our beautiful historic city and the lifestyle of the local people.


What do you fancy about the neighborhood:
The Aare River, Bern is built around a crook in the  turquoise green waters of the Aare River that makes the city truly unique.


Favorite nearby stores or businesses:
Traditional and modern Swiss furnishing since 1962. Known for their groundbreaking works by renowned shapers, exquisite materials, and sophisticated technical details.


Favorite eatery:
BEEF Steakhouse and Bar
BEEF Steakhouse and Bar is located in the historic part of Bern. You can get the best steak in town or just relax and have a drink after work.


Favorite place for nightlife:
Du Theatre
Du theatre is a club that works with well known labels, DJs, and bands. The Du Theatre also has the Düdü bar, which is know as a sophisticated playground for grown-ups.


Frank Bärtschi and Daniel Strüby, who are the two heads of Bartschi Optik, were also interviewed by Eyewear Magazine; read the full interview click here.