Visit Thun - Best of Thun

A rich blend of art and history, nature and geography all in one charming city – Thun. Decorating the lower border of Lake Thun, this city is popular for its mesmerizing lake views and magnificent architecture. The beauty of the snow capped mountains and clear waters that surround the city make this place and ideal getaway from a routine monotonous lifestyle.

Thun derived its name from the celtic term 'Dunum' which translates to 'fortified city'. The historic city has ancient castles and museums that makes Thun so interesting to explore.

The Old town with its unique architecture and innovative streets simply lure tourists into this part of the country up surging the tourism of Switzerland. The city exhibits magnificent views of the peaks of the Bernese Alps. As cruising on the lake and watersports stated trending here, Thun became a lustrous tourist hub in Switzerland.

A visit to Thun, Switzerland will take you back to the bygone era while the scenic beauty will leave you in a calm a tranquil state of mind.

Thun Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Thun tips for your visit

  • The weather here is pretty cold so carry an extra layer of clothing.
  • Help keep the city clean, do not litter around the area.
  • It rains throughout the year so carry your rain gear along.

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Thun Itineraries

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Thun Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Thun

  • Save 21% Top tour from Interlaken, Lake and Gorge
    Top tour from Interlaken, Lake and Gorge

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    Let the mischievous waters of Giessbach falls drench and enthrall your senses and the wondrous beauty of Brunngasse and Aare ...

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  • Save 21% VIP tour from Interlaken, Sweet Temptation
    VIP tour from Interlaken, Sweet Temptation

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    This delicious tour takes your feet and your taste buds for a fantastic ride. From sampling Gruyère cheese to eating y...

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Facts and Stats for Thun*

  • Living in Thun - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 75.97 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Thun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Thun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 106.85 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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