Lake Brienz ski holidays Skiing & snowboarding around the ski resorts close to Lake Brienz

Lake Brienz is known for it's grandiose castles set in beautiful forests and the pretty villages along the shore. Separated from Lake Thun by the main town of Interlaken, Lake Brienz is a mecca for watersports fans and alpine enthusists.

With easy access to the Lauterbrunnen Valley and beyond up to the mountains of the Jungfrau region, Lake Brienz is one of the main gateways to the famous ski resorts of Grindelwald and Wengen.

Key facts...
Restaurants 25+
Oudoor pool
Car recommended
Ferry terminal
Nearest airport Berne (52km)
Nearest train station Interlaken

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The accommodation around Lake Thun is of a very high standard and is a good mix of holiday rentals including some very old traditional chalets, apartments to rent and high quality hotels, many of which are family owned. Offering a warm and very friendly stay, the various resorts and villages in and around Lake Thun are generally excellent value and provide the ideal base for exploring this incredibly beautiful part of the Bernese Oberland.

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Things to see and do

Lake Brienz is full of historic villages, splendid castles plus very easy access to the Jungfrau area - home to some of the best ski resorts in the Bernese Oberland. A must-do trip is to take the train to Europe's highest railway station on the Jungfraujoch at 3454m and experience the panoramic views of the Alps. Another very popular day out is to take the longest cable car in the Alps to the top of the Schilthorn. This is home to the famous Piz Gloria revolving restaurant which featured in the 007 Bond movie - On Her Majesty's Secret Service


If you are visiting Lake Brienz during the winter, you can always go skiing in one of the many nearby ski resorts such as:

Resort Distance Time
Grindelwald2030 mins
Wengen1320 mins
Mürren1825 mins
Lauterbrunnen1320 mins
grindelwald sphinx glacier

Our view on Lake Brienz skiing holidays

We think the ski resorts around Lake Brienz offer a good variety in terms of where to stay from the quaint and traditional villages like Iseltwald to the lively towns like Interlaken. Spectacular scenery, great restaurants and plenty to see and do any time of year....

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