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Best things to do in Lake Thun

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“The bay of Spiez with the Castle and the wineyards....Just very nice to walking around and to do some sightseeing. There you find also some nice restaurants.”
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Mountain
“If you want to go up on a mountain and not spend to much. We can recomend Niederhorn. It's close and easy to acsess with public transport.”
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Natural Feature
“Cruises Embark at Interlaken West for a restful exploration of the blue lake and its lakeside including the town of Thun with its fortress. Sunday brunch cruises available in season.”
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Other Great Outdoors
“Great view - great food! ...and if you like you can visite the swiss caves.”
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Castle
“The castle is dated from 1200 and has had several different ownerships. The museum is showing the history of his past inhabitants. The exhibition gives you a good idea of how the Bernese upper class life style must have been sometimes inbetweeek the 16th and the 19th century. There is a really nice park attached to it. It is perfect for walking and lake watching. There are a few really big and old trees and the park is well maintained. (The castle closes for the winter season, closed on mondays as well)”
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Bus Station
“The St. Beatus Caves are a very impressive site to visit on those rainy days. You can walk about 900 meters into the mountain and get to see many great rock formations. Make sure you take a jacket with you, even in summer. it is always around 8 degrees in the caves. Best is to take the ship from Oberhofen Pier to Sundlauene and then hike about 25 minutes to the caves. Alternatively you may take the bus (free of charge with your Panorama Card) or the car to Beatushöhlen. There is as well a small museum where you get to see some mountain crystals. ”
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Park
“Perfekte Sicht auf Schneeberge, schöner Park, am See, eindrückliches Schloss mit Restaurant, Strandpromenade”
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Sublocality
“Lovely 'beach' area by lake Thun. Can be reached by local bus or 10-min bike ride”
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Bakery
“3 to 5 minutes walking distance. They offer very good and fresh quality bread, also traditional cakes, biscuits and sweets.”
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Travel Agency
“Our tourist office in the village. They will help you will all informations....Just 5 minutes walking distance.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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Bus Station
“Direct connections to Interlaken, Thun, Brig, Bern, Basel, Zurich, Italy, Germany, France.”
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Natural Feature
“Funicular (mountain railway) and cable car to the top of the mountain on the far side of the lake. Open all year, although closed for a short time in off-season periods. Take the ship from Faulensee to Beatenbucht, or drive via Interlaken to the cable car station at Beatenberg.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
Café
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“Verschiedene Cafe-Spezialitäten, hausgemachte Limonaden, kalorienreiche Leckereien und pikante Gaumenfreuden. Montag und Dienstag Ruhetag. Tel. 077 415 93 91, www.cafe-baerentatze.com”
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