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Naturally Brienz
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  • The Brienz Wildlife Park is open all year round, all day long and can be visited free of charge. Dogs, which are kept on a leash, are allowed in the park. It was founded in 1896 on the initiative of the Cantonal Woodcarving School of Brienz (today the School of Woodcarving Brienz). The animals served as living models for the apprentices.

    www.wildparkbrienz.ch
  • If you are looking for winter sports fun, the Axalp above Brienz is a small, family-friendly winter sports area away from the hustle and bustle. The Axalp is situated on a terrace high above Lake Brienz. The family-friendly ski area is known for its often good powder snow and relaxed operation. Adventure hiking trail with around 100 carved figures from Brienz: the well-maintained hiking trail starts on the Axalp at the upper car park. After an approximately 1-hour hike through the varied alpine landscape, you will reach the idyllic Hinterburgseeli.

    www.axalp.ch
  • The Open-Air Museum Ballenberg is a private foundation with the aim of collecting, researching, preserving and communicating traditional rural buildings together with their typical facilities for living and working from all parts of Switzerland. Ballenberg is a lively cultural centre with events, courses, exhibitions and publications. From the 17th century onwards, with the arrival and use of new types of vegetables in Switzerland, by religious refugees, traders, muleteers and returning mercenaries, twelve gardens were planted in the Open-Air Museum Ballenberg according to historical models, faithfully reproduced in their original form and still cultivated today as in the olden days. Lindenhof purchases products from Ballenberg for the "Lindenblüte" restaurant.

    www.ballenberg.ch
  • Experience how wooden works of art are created on the lakeside... The cosy village is surrounded by a charming mountain landscape at the eastern end of Lake Brienz. Known as the woodcarving village, Brienz has a long tradition of woodworking and has special training centres of world renown in the form of the School of Woodcarving and the Violin Making School. The Axalp, which is mainly used for tourism, belongs to Brienz.

    www.brienz-tourismus.ch
  • Today, as a hundred years ago, the historic hotel residence at the much-sung about, silver foaming Giessbach Falls high above Lake Brienz forms a world of its own. Surrounded by mountains, forests and alpine meadows, with a breath-taking view of the unspoilt landscape of Lake Brienz, this safe oasis is far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and traffic. The Grand Hotel Giessbach is our partner hotel and also belongs to the Garten Hotels Schweiz.

    www.giessbach.ch
  • In the Interlaken holiday region, an unforgettable panorama awaits you with a view of the imposing mountain world with the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Experience the splendour of flowers in spring, the eventful summer, the colourful autumn or the atmospheric winter in the heart of Switzerland between the two lakes of Thun and Brinez. The triumvirate of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau dominates the entire region. These 3000m peaks cast a spell over everyone. The Jungfrau region inspires with its many highlights and excursion destinations.

    www.jungfrau.ch
  • Start your excursion on Lake Brienz from the Brienz boat station near the train station. While the ship gently ploughs its way through the emerald waters and the mountain panorama passes by quietly, you can enjoy fine regional cuisine on board. Lake Brienz is the deepest lake in Switzerland. It is surrounded by a unique mountain world with bubbling waterfalls. From varied water sports to wonderful hikes in the midst of the magnificent alpine landscape - enjoy unspoilt nature and soothing tranquillity on and around Lake Brienz. Admire the charming villages with wooden chalets on the steep banks.

    www.brienzersee.ch
  • The Meiringen-Hasliberg mountain railways provide access to a hiking paradise, excursion and snow sports area in the Bernese Oberland between 600 and 2500 metres above sea level. The Hasli valley holiday region is located in the heart of Switzerland between Interlaken and Lucerne in the eastern Bernese Oberland. The valley is nestled between the Brünig, Grosse Scheidegg, Susten and Grimsel passes. Family friendliness, a wide range of leisure and sports activities, but also an awareness of tradition and cultural characteristics are the characteristics of an impressive holiday region in the heart of Switzerland.

    www.meiringen-hasliberg.ch
  • Mountain experiences near the city of Lucerne: Mount Pilatus - "2132 possibilities" above sea level: hiking, climbing, biking, concerts, enjoyment, stories ... all waiting to be discovered. By guests from Switzerland and abroad, by you.

    www.pilatus.ch
  • The Brienz Rothorn Railway has been carrying passengers to the Brienzer Rothorn since 1892. By the way, the Brienz Rothorn Railway is the only Swiss rack railway with daily steam operation. The nostalgic ascent takes about an hour and takes you across meadows, through forests and past imposing rock faces. On the way you will discover grazing cows and with a little luck even chamois or ibex. At the top, a breath-taking panorama of the turquoise Lake of Brienz, colourful flowers and an impressive mountain backdrop awaits you!

    www.brienz-rothorn-bahn.ch
  • Experience a great day in the snow! From Engelbern to the top of the Titlis summit at 3,020 metres above sea level there is only one season: winter. The Titlis is the highlight in Central Switzerland and the only accessible glacier in the area. Enjoy the perfect panoramic view of snow-covered mountains and untouched alpine idyll. This is pure exaltation.

    www.titlis.ch
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