Thun a town with flair. A stone’s throw from the train station in Thun begins the old town. The winding paths to Thun Castle show the life behind walls. Everywhere you can find secluded spots and have a view over the roofs. Those who do not want to walk up to the castle can take the lift. In Paring City Ost at Burgstrasse 17 you will find the lift with a direct connection to the Schlossberg. The opposite way up with the lift and down on foot is especially recommended on hot days. 

Thun Castle
A town with flair

Strolling along the Aare

There is a pedestrian walkway along the Aare on both sides. So you can walk under beautiful tree alleys along the river. Some bridges decorated with flowers line the Aare. On some aisles there is even surfing in the water. 

a town with flair

Schadau Castle

After 20 minutes walk form the train station you reach the Schadau Castle. Here you will find a beautiful, well-kept garden with a playground for children. The castle is a hotel with a restaurant and a beautiful terrace. From there you have a direct view of Lake Thun. As this is a popular destination for excursions, it is essential to book in advance. 

Schadau Castle

Boat trip on Lake Thun

Not far from the station are the piers for boat trips on Lake Thun. A trip on the Lake of Thun is recommended. With a round trip you should allow 8-10 hours for the excursion. Why not plan a weekend trip with overnight stay in the castle. This way you can enjoy a beautiful sunset on Lake Thun in the first row. 

Thun a town with flair

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