Lake Brienz, Brienz

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Visit the clear turquoise waters of Lake Brienz, located just north of the Alps. The towering Swiss Alps border the lake, with the town of Brienz nestled in the eastern section. One of the best ways to explore the 14 km (8.7 mi) long lake is by boat--passenger ships have been in operation since 1839. The lake also serves as a great starting point for hikes around the area and into the surrounding mountains. One of the most popular walks runs along the southern bank of the lake from Bonigen to Giessbach through Iseltwald. Our Brienz day trip planning website makes visiting Lake Brienz and other Brienz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Easily reached from Interlaken. Lake Brienz is simply stunning. We visited Brienz and walked along the lakeside past shops, restaurants and sculptures. In the summer you can take boat trips on the...  more »
  • We stopped into Iseltwald on our way to Lauterbrunnen and were so happy we did. You can park and walk down into town (parking was cheap). The town is really small and hugs the shores of Lake Brienz...  more »
  • Was so so pretty ! Everybody should see it even once time!
  • Amazing, beautiful, aqua color lake. So peaceful and majestic. If in the area definitely a must see. 🏞💯💚 we used public transportation to arrive here as there is a nearby buss stop.
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