Tips for your holidays in Thun in the Bernerse Oberland

The town of Thun

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As in nearly all Swiss towns, the streets of Thun are wonderfully decorated with flowers.

About Thun

The Bernese Oberland begins in Thun. It's an atmospheric town on the lake. A perfect base for all kinds of day trips.

WHAT TO DO

Find attractions and hiking options around Thun.

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HOTELS

The hotels you can book in Thun.

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RENTALS

Rent an apartment or holiday home in or around Thun.

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FORUM

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Facts about Thun

Location and scenery

Thun is a strategic location to spend your holidays. It's only half an hour by train from the capital Bern, there are boat trips directly from town, and very good train connections to many destinations, including the Valais, Simmen valley and Jungfrau region. If you want to explore the Bernese Oberland but also other parts of Switzerland, Thun makes an excellent base.

Pros and cons of Thun

As mentioned, the location of Thun is a big plus. Also, the town is big enough to offer enough shops, hotels, restaurants, museums and other facilities to have a good time even is weather isn't good.

Thun is close to, but not in the mountains. If you prefer Alpine villages, you'd best check out the smaller villages in the Jungfrau region.

Sightseeing tips

Our suggestions for sightseeing in Thun are below. Be sure to check the features of your rail pass, as it may get you discounts on several attractions.

Please see here for more activities.

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