Trips in the region

As quick as a flash from Spiez to the whole of the Bernese Oberland

Discover the most beautiful attractions in the region

Mountains, water, culture and tradition: The Bernese Oberland has a lot to offer. Thanks to its central location and exceptional transport connections, Spiez is a perfect base for expeditions in the whole region. From Spiez you can discover premium places for trips in the whole of the Bernese Oberland.



  • Mountaineers: on foot or by railway to the neighbouring Lake Thun summits Stockhorn, Niesen and Niederhorn.

  • Pure culture: discover the five castles on Lake Thun

  • Glide over the turquoise blue Lake Thun on a boat

  • Trips in the nearby side valleys Suldtal, Kiental, Kandertal and Simmental

Mountain trips

Climb the summits of the Bernese Oberland

A visit to the three Lake Thun local mountains Niederhorn, Niesen, Stockhorn is a part of every stay in Spiez. The three mountains offer a wide selection of different activities with fantastic views included. Of course the classics Schilthorn and Jungfrau are also within easy reach and are always worth a visit. If you are sporty and an experienced climber, we suggest a hiking tour on one of the many mountain summits such as the Morgenberghorn or the Gerihorn. The team in the Info-Center Spiez knows the most beautiful hiking trails in the region and are happy to make suggestions for your next trip.

Lake Thun castles

Five castles around Lake Thun

There are five unique castles to discover on the shores of Lake Thun: The stunning parks of Hünegg, Oberhofen, Schadau, Spiez and Thun demonstrate fascinating history and are all accessible within less than one hour. Be inspired by the historic buildings, immerse yourself in the past and enjoy the peace of the enchanting grounds.

Boating on the Lake Thun

Comfortably glide across the deep blue water

Big BLS scheduled boats glide across the turquoise blue lake within about two hours from Thun to Interlaken West and make a stop in Spiez. The community of Spiez has a total of more than four landing stages – so-called «Schiffländten». How about a stroll along the lakeside path from the Ländte Spiez to the Ländte in Faulensee? You can then casually return by boat.

Did you know?


ticket for 5 castles: The Schlössercard opens the doors to 5 Lake Thun-castles


means of transport can be chosen on Lake Thun:

scheduled boat, canoe, SUP, pedal boat, sailboat, motorboat, electro boat, Sealander, kayak, wakeboard, kitesurf, windsurf, waterski and solar


minutes is the maximum amount of time it takes from Spiez train station to many trips and spectacular secluded nature spots


is the year of the legendary «Spiezerli» the oldest boat in the BLS fleet


is the number of steps to the Niesen and is the unofficial longest stairway in the world

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