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Lake Thun is known for it's grandiose castles set in beautiful forests and the pretty villages along the shore. Separated from Lake Brienz by the main town of Interlaken, Lake Thun 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 Thun is one of the main gateways to the famous ski resorts of Grindelwald and Wengen.

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Popular resorts Prices from (€)
Beatenberg €774 per week
Thun €761 per week
Faulensee €998 per week
Spiez €399 per week
Grindelwald €361 per week
Wengen €443 per week

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Lake Thun accommodation

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 Thun 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. Here are a few suggestions....

  • 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
  • Take the longest cable car in the Alps to the top of the Schilthorn, home to the famous Piz Gloria revolving restaurant which featured in the 007 Bond movie - On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • See the spectacular Trummebach glacier waterfalls


If you are visiting Lake Thun 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
Mürren1820 mins
Lauterbrunnen1320 mins

Our view on Lake Thun

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

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