Set in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, the turquoise-toned Lake Brienz promises experiences to remember in and on its mesmerising waters – at any time of year. Gaze on imposing mountain slopes around the banks of the lake or take a tour of discovery to the picturesque villages surrounding Lake Brienz. Experience the full range of water-based activities, or relax with winter bathing in a Hotpot by the Brienz quayside.
In the open-air museum Ballenberg, Switzerland is just as it was a few hundred years ago. Over 100 original, century old buildings from all over Switzerland can be visited. But also demonstrations of traditional craftsmanship, such as wood carving, forging, pottery making or making cheese can be observed live. Various events and around 250 farm animals create a vivid impression of the past in rural Ballenberg. For young and old, a visit to the Ballenberg is an unforgettable experience.
A very warm welcome, dear guests – come in, enjoy the moment, and marvel at one of the most tremendous views in Europe. Be inspired by the charm of a true Grand Hotel and experience a sense of living history in one of the best preserved hotels of its time. From the moment you set foot in the Grandhotel Giessbach, you will find yourself in a world of unique splendour and elegant sophistication. It embodies the romance and charm of glorious bygone times.