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Winter sports – Boundless fun in the snow

Winter sport highlights - Lake Thun region

A magical oasis of nature awaits you in the midst of the snowy peaks and glittering lakes of the Bernese Oberland. You can look forward to a fantastic assortment of active, adventurous and unhurried winter activities. Tramp silent, white valleys in snowshoes, curve down immaculately groomed slopes on skis or snowboard, conquer challenging summits on ski tours or glide through a sparkling winter wonderland on cross-country skis. 

Highlights Lake Thun region:

  • 220 km winter hiking trails
  • Large selection of beautiful snowshoe tours
  • 4 km night cross-country skiing in Aeschiried
  • Idyllic cross-country trails in the middle of the most stunning Alpine landscapes
  • Varied ski tours within short drives
  • 206 km in the Jungfrau ski region
  • 5 challenging ski and snowboard areas with charm
  • Panoramas and extended views included free in all winter activities
  • Great selection of winter adventures all in easy reach


BEATUS Guides

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

  • Winter hiking and snowshoe tours

    Glistening snow, frozen streams and snowy landscapes. How does winter sound? It crackles under the snowshoes. There’s a gentle splash as a water bird glides on the unbroken lake surface. And if you listen closely, you’ll hear just how peaceful Lake Thun is this time of year.

  • Cross-country skiing

    Either classic or skating, the region gets cross-country skiers’ hearts beating faster. Varied, attractive and challenging trails run through a snowy winter paradise. And as you glide down the freshly groomed trails, take in the phenomenal views of the lake and mountains.

  • Ski touring

    Across Alpine meadows, through pine forests and past log cabins, each stride brings you closer to the summit. From the simple Voralpenberg up to the challenging high ski tours, a number of routes are available. Discover unknown terrains, stimulating summits with powdery descents and a beautiful 360-degree panorama.

  • Ski & snowboard

    Five winter sport areas ensure variety and pure downhill fun: Beatenberg-Niederhorn, Brienz-Axalp, Diemtigtal, Habkern and Aeschi-Aeschiried. Curve down the white slopes, leave your trail in powder snow and let yourself be mesmerised by the breath-taking scenery of the Bernese Oberland.