Emmental

The city of Bern lies just west of the beautiful and hilly Emmental region. The verdant hills form the foothills of the Bernese Alps and are encircled by the River Emme. Train travel through the valley is peaceful, convenient and scenic. Make time for a stop at the Emmental Shoe Dairy to purchase... more

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Lake Thun Region

At the northern rim of the Alps, in the midst of the Bernese Oberland, Lake Thun is surrounded by a fabulous mountain scenery, a myriad of cozy... more

Lake Thun Region
Seeberg Lake

Seeberg Lake

High above the Diemtigtal, at the end of a little side valley and on the way over to the Simmental, is the picturesque Seeberg Lake (1831 m). This... more

Emmental

The city of Bern lies just west of the beautiful and hilly Emmental region. The verdant hills form the foothills of the Bernese Alps and are encircled by the River Emme. Train travel through the valley is peaceful, convenient and scenic. Make time for a stop at the Emmental Shoe Dairy to purchase the valley's trademark Emmentaler cheese (the Swiss cheese with the holes).

Whether you're on a day trip or a few days' holiday, you certainly won't be bored in the Emmental region. Hiking, snow shoe walking, Nordic walks, panning for gold, golf, cycling, riding, pottery - something to satisfy virtually every desire.

Lake Thun Region

At the northern rim of the Alps, in the midst of the Bernese Oberland, Lake Thun is surrounded by a fabulous mountain scenery, a myriad of cozy villages, and the charming cities of Thun and Interlaken. Water sports, walking and hiking along Lake Thun and on the panoramic mountains and sun terraces on both sides of the lake, as well as popular skiing areas in winter, make this holiday region a sought-after vacation and excursion destination.

At the northern rim of the Alps, in the midst of the Bernese Oberland, Lake Thun is surrounded by a fabulous mountain scenery, a myriad of cozy villages, and the charming cities of Thun and Interlaken. Water sports, walking and hiking along Lake Thun and on the panoramic mountains and sun terraces on both sides of the lake, as well as popular skiing areas in winter, make this holiday region a sought-after vacation and excursion destination.

Seeberg Lake

High above the Diemtigtal, at the end of a little side valley and on the way over to the Simmental, is the picturesque Seeberg Lake (1831 m). This nature conservation area attracts both walkers and bikers. A typical mountain lake with cold, clear water, a very popular place for a day out. There are mysterious underground streams flowing in and out of the lake. The nearby mountain hut is manned in summer.