Spring to autumn - Staying active

Sporting highlights - Lake Thun region

The Lake Thun region is an outdoor paradise. The untouched natural landscape calls you outside. A feature of all activities is the mild climate. Stunning panoramic walks, impressive circuits, extended hiking tours, GPS tours for mountainbikes, bicycles, road bikes and e-bikes, the nearby golf courses Interlaken-Unterseen (8.2 km) and Thun (15.6 km), the idyllically situated tennis court of Merligen as well as water sports and aquatic activities in and around Lake Thun: it’s all waiting for you here. 

Highlights Lake Thun region:

  • 56 km panorama trail with suspension bridges along Lake Thun
  • The best known panorama trail from Niederhorn to Gemmenalphorn
  • Impressive 360-degree panoramic views
  • Diverse walking circuits for discoveries and enjoyment
  • Adventure map with hiking suggestions 
  • GPS tours for mountainbikes, bicycles, road bikes and e-bikes
  • The wonder of nature surrounded by mountains and lakes 
  • 18-hole golf courses Interlaken-Unterseen and Thun 
  • Tennis in Merligen - idyllic location, hardcourt
  • Hotel sporting equipment including canoes, row boat, stand-up paddles 


Would you like to discover the region's people and landscapes with a local? Guided hikes in the idyllic region and neighbouring valleys, boating trips with the Hotel’s own «MS BEATUS II», or excursions to local artisans and specialities - experience all this and much more along with Volker and Susanne on weekdays.

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  • Hiking

    Marvel at the natural beauty of the region on stunning panorama trails and impressive circuits. Fun, relaxed or extended walking tours present you with spectacular all-round views.

  • Biking

    The cycling region is home to GPS tours for mountainbikes, road bikes, bicycles and e-bikes, signposted routes and pumptracks. Whether a steep climb, cosy flat sections or delightful single trails, the varied topography is a unique biking experience for every riding style.

  • Golf

    Leisure golfers and ambitious professionals will delight in the two nearby 18-hole golf courses at Interlaken-Unterseen and Thun. The fairways are both diverse and challenging. Enjoy watching your ball fly against the magical backdrop of the mountains as you tee off.

  • Watersport

    As you might expect, many water sports are possible in and on Lake Thun: Wakeboarding, water skiing, wind-surfing or sailing. 
    You can bathe far from the crowds at the Hotel and use the Hotel’s own equipment such as canoe, row boat, stand-up paddle or pedal boat. 

  • Tennis

    For our tennis friends there is a hard court in Merligen and well-maintained clay courts in Oberhofen, reachable within 10 to 15 minutes by car and embedded in dreamlike surroundings in the forest or directly at the lake. You can book the tennis courts with us for free play or for tennis lessons with designated coaches.