The sun terrace high above Lake Thun

Enjoy relaxing holidays in nature

Krattigen – slightly above Spiez, is the panorama and sun terrace above Lake Thun. The wonderful panorama over the lake, the hilly landscape and the mountains will immediately enchant you. This is an excellent starting point for gentle hikes, trips on your e-bike and some excellent swimming in the deep blue lake.


  • Spectacular panorama over the lake

  • Panorama and sun terrace above Lake Thun

  • Ideal starting point for hikes and bike tours

  • Go on excursions in the Bernese Oberland

Panorama and sun terrace above Lake Thun

Situated centrally but in the middle of the peace and quiet of natural surroundings. Welcome to Krattigen. The snug village is slightly above Spiez and gives you an unforgettable panorama over Lake Thun, the mountains and the lush landscape. Experience a wide range of excursion destinations whatever the season. Do you like hiking? Or Nordic walking or perhaps you would prefer a bike tour? There is a wide range of possibilities with major relaxation potential.

Your highlights in Krattigen

Interesting routes

Aufblühende Natur und grandioser Ausblick in Richtung Interlaken und über den Thunersee

The popular panoramic circular route around Lake Thun takes you past historical sites and offers wonderful views. From Krattigen, walk toward Leissigen across the suspension bridge: experience a genuine thrill up a height. A walk along the sculpture trail will inspire you, make you reflect and also smile. Against the magnificent backdrop of the lake and mountains, you will discover works of art by creative locals and regional artists.

Active routes

Skultpurenweg in Krattigen mit kunstvollen Tonkopf

Use Krattigen as your starting point for hikes over the hilltops. Bike and cycle routes will take you to other vantage points. Why not try one of the routes on an e-bike that you can hire in Krattigen? The wide and sunny paths are ideal for Nordic walking or excursions with children or with a group of friends. The area around Krattigen takes you to the shores of the lake. At Krattigen Lido you can enjoy the deep blue water before marvelling at the sunset over Lake Thun when you are back in the village.

Relaxation and pleasure above Lake Thun

The small, but exquisite selection of accommodation is just right for Krattigen. Here you will find peace, relaxation and enjoyment. Choose from a hotel or quiet camping site with a view over Lake Thun and the mountains or from a range of holiday apartments. This is where you can relax, experience personal hospitality and recharge your batteries in the surrounding nature.

Contact the local tourist office

Address and contact

Krattigen Tourismus
Dorfplatz 2
3704 Krattigen

Tel. +41 33 654 13 30