Lake Thun

Seestrasse 204, 3658 Merligen, Switzerland
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Spreading over 10 miles long, Thun Lake is one of the most picturesque lakes in Switzerland. It is about a 90-minute ferry ride from the center of Interlaken, which makes a perfect day trip that you can’t miss out on. Not only is the natural scenery magnificent, but the neighboring town of Thun has beautiful […]

Spreading over 10 miles long, Thun Lake is one of the most picturesque lakes in Switzerland. It is about a 90-minute ferry ride from the center of Interlaken, which makes a perfect day trip that you can’t miss out on. Not only is the natural scenery magnificent, but the neighboring town of Thun has beautiful cobblestone streets and architecture from the Middle Ages. There is also a spectacular castle called Schloss Thun nearby that has some great views of the surrounding area.

Lake Thun Cruise

You can take boat trips on Lake Thun, either on a motor-powered vessel or on an elegant, restored paddle-wheel steamboat. Special themed trips can also be taken as well as evening trips with entertainment. There are plenty of facilities on board including excellent dining and banquet services. The boats depart from the boat landing near Interlaken West train station. You can take a half or a full day excursion depending on what you want to see. Lake Thun has numerous churches, fortresses and farmhouses as well as five magnificent castles which you can visit.