Best Things To Do in Thun

Nestled amidst sweeping Alps and the magnificent Lake Thun, Thun is a town located in the breath-takingly beautiful Swiss region of Bernese Oberland. Unlike the harsh weather that some parts of Switzerland experience, Thun mostly boasts of a pleasant climate at least till Autumn. It’s close proximity to Bern makes it an ideal option for a day’s trip while the beautiful locales ensure that one can never have enough of this stunning and picturesque place.

Schloss Thun, the ancient castle built in the 12th century by the Dukes of Zahrigen, is the top-most-rated attraction in Thun. The historic Old Town, featuring a huge assortment of museums, restaurants and attractions like the ancient Town Hall Square, is another place in Thun which beckons visitors for a wonderful time. The Schadau Park is the perfect spot to admire the natural beauty of this region while sitting in lush green surroundings on the shores of the lake while feeding ducks.

To know more about the things to do in Thun, go through this list!

  1. Schloss Thun

    #1 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Schloss Thun

    Tags: Museum, Castle, Natural History Museum

    Address: Schlossberg 1, Thun 3600, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Home to a historical museum today, the Thun castle was built by Duke Berchtold V of Zähringen in 1190. The castle stands as a landmark in the city dressed in late Gothic style. The castle also fe...Read more

  2. Thun-panorama

    #2 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Thun-panorama

    Tags: Art And Culture, Tourist Center

    Address: Seestrasse 45, 3600 Thun, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A glimpse of the town in a single painting! That is indeed the magic of art. The Thun Panorama is the oldest piece of its type that's still not lost its lustre. Drafted in 1814, artist Marquar Wocher ...Read more

  3. Thun Festival

    #3 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Thun Festival

    Tags: Performance, Theatre, Festival

    Address: Lachen , Thun 3600 , Switzerland

    You can watch live music and theatre performances here, that take place every year during summers between July and August. You have famous plays like Romeo and Juliet enacted while you take your seat ...Read more

  4. Vieille Ville De Thoune

    #4 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Vieille Ville De Thoune

    Tags: Bridge, Town, Old Town

    Address: Thun 3600, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Old town is a must visit. You can leisurely stroll around the mesmerising River Aare or chill at the many cafes you come across here. The cute little houses simply add to the beauty of the area. F...Read more

  5. Obere Hauptgasse

    #5 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Obere Hauptgasse

    Tags: Church, Castle, Cafe, Street Market

    Address: Thun, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This lovely street is replete with boutiques, salons, cafes, shops, and lot more. The has an olden charm with the latest styles. The street also features the Thun castle and the castle church. The arc...Read more

  6. Schadau Park

    #6 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Schadau Park

    Tags: Park, View Point

    Address: Restaurant Arts Schloss Schadau, Seestrasse 45, 3600, Thun

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The unmatched beauty of this lake side park will dazzle you with the lush green meadows, lake view and its comely atmosphere. The Schadau castle is a major highlight here with a restaurant serving del...Read more

  7. Church Scherzligen

    #7 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Church Scherzligen

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Kirche Scherzligen, Schadaupark, 3600 Thun

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Church Scherzligen is a beautiful thousand year old church by the lake in the city of Thun. The commendable interiors feature tapestries and paintings from the 13th and 16th century that hold national...Read more

  8. Musee Armee Suisse

    #8 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Musee Armee Suisse

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum

    Address: Thun, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This museum depicts historic times and the weapons used during those wars. It is home to a wide collection of weapons vehicles, uniforms and more that belonged to the local army. The museum is ideal t...Read more

  9. Lake Thun

    #9 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
    Lake Thun

    Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Lake

    Address: Thun Im Berner Oberland, Thun, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautiful lake with bluish green water and mesmerizing views. Lake Thun is an Alpine lake ideal for swimming in summers. During the winter months the beauty of this lake can only be admired. There i...Read more

  10. Bonstette Park

    #10 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
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    Tags: Park

    Address: 3645 Thun, Switzerland

  11. Schadau

    #11 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
  12. Aarefeldstrasse

    #12 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
  13. Bls Schifffahrt Thuner- Und Brienzersee

    #13 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
  14. Schloss Schadau

    #14 of 114 Things To Do in Thun
  15. Thunersee

    #15 of 114 Things To Do in Thun

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  • Kirchliches Zentrum Ittigen

    Rain 13

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Bundeshaus (Houses of Parliament)

    Bundespl. 3

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • St Beatus Caves

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Rogglischeune

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Villa Mettlen

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Grunderinseli

    Lakes
  • Oeschinensee

    Lakes
  • Lake Brienz

    Lakes
  • Wilke Swiss Marine Composites

    Lakes
  • Thunersee

    Lakes
  • Kanderdelta

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  • Schloss Thun

    Schlossberg 1

    Museums
  • Spielzeugmuseum Thun

    Burgstrasse 15

    Museums
  • Naturhistorisches Museum

    Bernastrasse 15

    Museums
  • Schloss Spiez

    Schlossstrasse 16

    Museums
  • Zentrum Paul Klee

    Monument im Fruchtland 3

    Museums
  • Museum für Kommunikation

    Helvetiastrasse 16

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  • Kinderspielplatz Funland

    Tempelstrasse 18

    Amusement Parks
  • Jungfrau Park

    Obere Bönigstrasse 100

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Grünes Zentrum BEA

    Amusement Parks
  • Kulturzentrum Reithalle

    Neubrückstrasse 8

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Bümplizer Chilbi

    Amusement Parks
  • Schwimmbad Adelboden

    Gruebi

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  • Bistro Bar Ratsstübli

    Rathausplatz 6

    Bars Restaurants
  • Restaurant Neuhaus

    Allmendstrasse 32

    Restaurants Bars Night Clubs
  • Lirum Larum

    Kramgasse 19a

    Bars Restaurants
  • Restaurant Du Nord

    Lorrainestrasse 2

    Restaurants Bars
  • Volver

    Rathausplatz 8

    Restaurants Bars
  • Biercafé Au Trappiste

    Rathausgasse 68

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
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  • Phönix Spiele

    Obere Hauptgasse 60

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Thun / GOLDEN GAMES Peter Schorno

    Hofstettenstrasse 35

    Casinos and Gaming Bars
  • Casino Thun Betriebs AG

    Hofstettenstrasse 35

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Kursaal Thun AG

    Hofstetten Strasse, 35

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Playnet GmbH

    Zelglistrasse 10

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielsalon 20

    Burgstrasse 20

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  • Dentenberg

    Dentenbergstrasse

    Dog Parks
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  • Sense Beach

    Beaches
  • Strandbad Bönigen

    Beaches
  • Siegrist

    Strandweg 46

    Beaches
  • Wilhelm Mosimann

    Strandheimstrasse 5

    Beaches
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  • North face Trail

    Hiking
  • Ausserschwand

    Hiking
  • Schilthorn

    Hiking
  • Sunnighorn

    Hiking
  • Klettersteig Gantrisch

    Hiking
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    Hiking
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  • Waffenhaus Schneider

    Dorfplatz 12a

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kurt Klopfenstein

    Interlakenstrasse 80

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Hans Brunner

    Glashütte

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Rudolf Thomann

    Dorfgässli 1

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Rolf Fischer Drogerie Neufeld

    Brückfeldstrasse 42

    Hunting and Fishing
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    Vielfallen

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