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Tourist attractions in Thun Bernese Oberland Switzerland

 



Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland, SwitzerlandThe city of Thun is located at the lower end of Lake Thun and acts as a gateway to the Bernese Oberland. The historic old town is situated about one Km from the shore of the Lake on the river Aare. The major attraction of the Old Town is a castle situated in the center dates back to the 12th century and has a museum displaying is glorious past. The most striking thing about the old town is the flower decked pedestrian walkways that are running along the arcades containing shops in the main street. Further major attraction in Old town includes the town church with its tower dating back to about 1330 and a town hall dated back to 16th century. The Old town has numerous cafes and restaurants along the river Aare which attract the visitors. Thun is famous for its water sports activities especially is summers. It is a home to the oldest sailing school in Switzerland. A beautiful bathing beach attracts a great many fun loving tourist in summers. There is an extensive network of trails for cyclists and bike riders catering to their adventurous skills. The town of Thun is an ideal starting point for excursions to many interesting places like Interlakes, Spies, and the holiday resorts of Gstaad, Adelboden, Lenk etc. in the region of Bernese Oberland. A day trip to world famous Jungfraujoch is a major attraction among the visitors. Oberhofen Castle with its medieval touch and the Lake tower located on the shores of Lake Thun are among the major tourist attractions. Dated back to the 13th century the castle also houses a museum and parks that are one of the most magnificent regions of the Alps and are among the best places to visit in Bernese Oberland.

Tourist attractions in Thun

Thun Castle and Museum Castle Oberhofen, Museum and Park

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