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Spiez Castle

Museum · Bernese Oberland · 575 m · closed
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Surrounded by vines in the bay of Spiez
Spiez Castle is located in what is known as the most beautiful bay in Europe and is surrounded by vines. See the exhibition in the castle museum or visit an interesting special exhibition. At the top of the castle tower you can enjoy a wonderful view of Lake Thun and the Bernese Oberland Alps.
On the left side of Spiez Bay you can see the imposing tower of Spiez Castle. Whether you want to be knighted or visit a special exhibition - Spiez Castle is a cultural asset of national importance. Discover the 1300-year-old history of Spiez Castle. In the historical exhibition rooms, the life story of the knight Adrian von Bubenberg, who once lived in Spiez Castle, is told to you.

Become a knight in Spiez Castle

Children can celebrate their birthday in the castle or complete the knight trail. After a three-stage training in the castles of Spiez, Thun and Oberhofen, children go from page to squire. After passing the exams and the knight's journey, the children are knighted.

Romantic weddings

The 1000-year-old castle church in the early Romanesque architectural style, which is particularly popular for weddings, stands right next to Spiez Castle. Civil weddings are also possible in the romantic wedding hall in the castle.

Castle park & garden

The castle park with its colourful flowers is a feast for the eyes at any time of year. Stroll through the castle grounds or enjoy the view over Lake Thun from a bench. On the ground floor is the cafeteria, where you can treat yourself to a coffee, tea or a glass of Spiez wine.

Photo tip: Panorama from the castle tower

Stepping up the stairs is worthwhile at Spiez Castle. Above the museum, in the castle tower, a breathtaking 360-degree panorama awaits you. Capture this view of the so-called most beautiful bay in Europe, the castle church, Lake Thun and the Oberland Alps with your camera.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Views of the mountains, Lake Thun and the Spiez vineyard
  • Live culture and history
  • Weather-independent excursion destination
  • Versatile group tours can be booked

To note, to make your trip perfect

  • Spiez Castle is open from May to October
  • Inquire about current special exhibitions at Spiez Castle
  • Wheelchair users should find out about accessibility in advance
Personal tip
"After climbing the historic stone staircase, I entered the banqueting hall of Spiez Castle and couldn't stop marvelling. I like the magnificent white stucco work on the ceiling of the banqueting hall."

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Update: April 25, 2022


2'619'035E 1'170'923N
46.689251, 7.687469
46°41'21.3"N 7°41'14.9"E
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Spiez Castle

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