Spiez Castle

The landmark of Spiez the Castle Spiez

Experience 1300 years of history in Castle Spiez

The Spiez castle is a cultural heritage of national importance. It lies picturesquely above Lake Thun in the middle of the Spiezer vineyards. A museum, an annually changing art exhibition, a roman castle church, a large park and the castle bistro belong to the church.


Castle Highlights

  • Splendid park and gardens

  • 1000-year old roman castle church

  • 360-degree view from the unique castle tower

  • Annually changing art exhibition

  • Stylish bistro with delicacies

Castle museum and art exhibition

Experience 1300 years of history

The permanent exhibition interactively presents the former residents of the castle around the time of the Strättligen dynasty, von Bubenberg and von Erlach. Stations to try out, a 3D-looking glass or a knight trail bring the past back to life – a fantastic experience for children and families.

The Castle Spiez additionally shows a small and nice art exhibition every year.

Events and guided tours

Historic and cultural highlights

The Castle Spiez offers an attractive and a variety of events with tours, presentations, themed days and family activities. In the castle church the visitors are delighted with the cultural events. Many art studios and workshops complete the diversity.



Enjoy the historic ambience

The stylish bistro has fourty seats outside with a view of the historic surrounding area and the lake, as well as 25 seats inside in the medieval Bubenberg hall. Fine drinks, cake and snacks provide refreshment.


Weddings and private events

Rent out the castle localities

For private events such as wedding, apéritifs and seminars, the Castle Spiez has extensive opportunities. Castle Spiez is the ideal place for unforgettable moments from small-scale up to large companies.

Did you know?


big dynasties lived in the Castle Spiez – the Strättliger, von Bubenberg and von Erlach


daughters and sons is what the castle owner Franz Ludwig von Erlach (1595-1650) had


events and tours per season pleas the visitors


steps lead up to the castle tower


years old is the archaeologically documented preceding building of the present-day church

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