9 days in Thun Itinerary

9 days in Thun Itinerary

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Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thun: Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch, Skigebiet Betelberg, & more), Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres) and Bern (Gurten, Barenpark, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Thunersee, make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss THUN.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thun trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Zürich Airport, Bern Belp Airport and Basel Mulhouse Freiburg. In January, daily temperatures in Thun can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thun

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bern, Adelboden, Lenk im Simmental, Gruyeres Castle, Historical village of Saanen
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Thunersee ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern