Summer fun & nature at its best on Lake Thun

Fabulously wonderful holidays on Lake Thun

Looking for a Mediterranean climate, ocean blue water and nature at its best? Spend some refreshing time around Lake Thun in the summer. You will be greeted by a multifaceted world of experience surrounded by beautiful natural gems, ruggedly romantic landscape and imposing mountain peaks. Stay overnight in a stylish wellness hotel, a charming holiday apartment with a view of the lake or on a family-friendly campsite. Quite a lot of accommodation is right on the picturesque shore of Lake Thun. It's time to relax and enjoy. Experience the ultimate in summer enjoyment in the beautiful natural scenery of the Bernese Oberland. The region around Lake Thun is perfect for water and nature lovers, connoisseurs and discoverers. Single travellers, couples and families are all very welcome. Make your own summer fairytale come true and book your happy holiday.

  • Variety of activities in nature and in the mountains

  • Experience bathing holidays, water fun and summer enjoyment in Switzerland

  • Enjoy some serious shopping and an urbane lifestyle in the town of Thun

  • Delightful experiences and culinary highlights for the heart

  • Discover cultural gems, such as historic castles and museums

  • Impressive mountain excursions with a breathtaking panorama

  • A large selection of hotels, holiday apartments and campsites

World of adventure in pictures

Magical mountains with a panoramic view

A leisurely ride by train takes you high up into the incomparable mountain world. Enjoy the breathtaking panorama and the hospitality of the mountain restaurants.

Hours in the sun & experiencing nature on the water’s edge

Are you longing for relaxation and feel-good adventures in beautiful scenery? Then you could not choose a better place than the Lake Thun region. Varied excursions to fascinating natural gems, with sun on your face or wind in your hair, will soothe your soul. Here you will find a selection of highlights for your perfect summer.

Schiff auf dem Thunersee in der Spiezer Bucht

Boat trip on Lake Thun

Leave your daily routine behind and enjoy the passing landscapes. Wonderful trips on the water and culinary theme trips await you. Discover the range of possibilities.

Beleuchtete Stalagmiten in den St. Beatus-Höhlen am Thunersee

St. Beatus Caves – a natural spectacle

Admire imposing dripstone formations, fascinating stalagmites and stalactites. An expedition through rock gorges and caves is unforgettable. Find out more.

Segelboot welches auf dem Thunersee während dem Sonnenuntergang unterwegs ist

Guest sailing at sunset

Every Thursday evening, Lake Thun sailing school offers an introduction to the world of sailing. Enjoy the evening atmosphere and mountain panorama. Book your sailing trip.

Shuttlefahrt mit dem Solarschiff führt vom Thunersee via Aare in die Stadt Thun – Blick auf Schloss Thun inklusive

Solar boat shuttle

Discover the region around Thun leisurely every Saturday and Sunday with solar energy and enjoy an unforgettable time on Lake Thun. Find out more.

Wunderschöner Magnolienbaum ziert den Uferweg entlang des tiefblauen Thunersees. Im Hintergrund ist das Stockhorn zu sehen.

Footpaths & lakeside walks in the Bernese Oberland

Step by step you recharge your batteries while Lake Thun sparkles beautifully in the summer sun. The perfect place to stroll and marvel.

Fairytales & culture on Lake Thun

Five fairytale castles nestle into the landscape of the Lake Thun region. Each castle has its own palpable charm and plenty of surprises with exciting stories and cultural features. Visit their historic rooms and find out more about the people who lived there. As you enter the castle grounds, you’ll be transported back in time. The wonderful castle gardens are famous for their assortment of ancient tree species and splendid spectacle of flowers. Immerse yourself in your own personal summer fairytale:

Water fun for people of all ages

In contrast with the green nature along its shores, Lake Thun with its deep blue colour radiates almost Caribbean flair. Discover the element of water by trying out various water activities. Refreshment and action guaranteed!

Ausflug mit dem SUP in der Spiezer Bucht

Canoeing Trail – get paddling!

Rent a canoe, stand-up paddle or kayak at one of the five stations around Lake Thun. Discover hidden bays from the water. You will find more information here.

Boot vor dem Wakehouse in Gunten am Thunersee

Wakehouse Gunten

Windsurfing , wakeboarding, water skiing or simply stand-up paddleboarding? Discover everything Thun has to offer. Including a cosy lounge atmosphere on the shore. Find out more.

Lustiges Pedalo in Schwanenform treibt auf dem glitzernden Thunersee

Pedalo & rowing boat experience

Equipped with life jackets and sun protection, you can explore the exciting water world from the comfort of a boat or pedalo. Discover now!

Das Strandbad in Thum mit Sprungturm und Zugang zum See

Cool down in attractive lidos & open-air pools

Sparkling water and idyllic lidos invite you to take a refreshing dip in their cooling waters. Dive into the deep blue waters of Lake Thun.

The city of Thun – urbane lifestyle on the water

Eindrucksvolle Szenerie inmitten der Stadt Thun mit der sprudelnden Aare, die durch die untere Schleuse fliesst und Altstadt inklusive Kirche im Hintergrund.

Be enchanted by the unique charm of the town on the Aare. Thun has many surprises in store for you. The place has everything your heart desires: shopping, culinary delights and fun as well as culture and relaxation. Cosy squares with numerous cafés invite you to linger and enjoy. How about an aperitif on the charming Mühleplatz? The square is full of cheerful bustle in the summer. The "Aare surfers" in the waves by the lock provide a holiday feeling and the large, colourful Ferris wheel creates a very special atmosphere. History and art slumber between the town walls. You will be given special insights into the history in Thun Castle or on a walking tour of the town. Discover picturesque alleys and streets, and spoil yourself with culinary delights in trendy restaurants.

Hotels, holiday apartments & campsites for your summer holidays

Round Lake Thun you can expect to find idyllic villages and pretty towns. There is a wide choice of charming accommodation: discover every category from stylish wellness hotels with great comfort to small, lovingly furnished holiday apartments. Would you like to spend your holidays as close to nature as possible? Then discover the inviting bed & breakfasts and family-friendly campsites of the Lake Thun region. All accommodation is inspiring, with wonderful lake or mountain views. Book your dream accommodation now.

Highlights for your time out amid mountains & lakes

Immerse yourself, dream, feel good and marvel. Eventful summer days around Lake Thun and in the mountains await you and your loved one(s).

Specially for you – book a package now and discover activities

Select hotel packages will harmonise your mind and body. Rest and relaxation combined with water-based activities, bicycle rides and mountain excursions add up to a perfect all-round holiday.

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