Important info for traveling around Interlaken
The Swiss are used to Arab and Muslim tourists. Burqa or veiling bans exist in several European countries such as France, Belgium and Italy. Spain and the Netherlands. The burqa ban has been in effect in Swiss Ticino since July 1, 2016 and St. Gallen is the second canton after Ticino to have a burqa ban. Anyone caught will have to pay a fine. In Interlaken and other Swiss cities there is no ban on wearing a burqa.