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The above image is the view of Spiez from the vineyards above the town.  The castle is at the center right with Lake Thun and the Alps surrounding the town.
 
The above image is the view of Spiez from the vineyards above the town.  The castle is at the center right with Lake Thun and the Alps surrounding the town.
  

Revision as of 13:49, 11 July 2007

Spiez [1] is a picture postcard town in Switzerland.

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Understand

Spiez is a small, quaint little town (pop 12,500) on the south shore of Lake Thun. It has a wonderful medieval castle and offers spectacular views across the lake.

The tourist office is located on platform 1 of the station (May–Sept Mon–Fri 8AM–6.30PM, Sat 9AM–noon and 2–4PM; Oct–April Mon–Fri 8AM–noon and 2–6PM).

Get in

Get around

See

  • Medieval Castle - located on the lake water-front

Spiez panorama s.jpg

The above image is the view of Spiez from the vineyards above the town. The castle is at the center right with Lake Thun and the Alps surrounding the town.

Do

Buy

Eat

Seegarten Marina, Bucht, Spiez, +41 (0)33 655 67 67 (), [2]. Friendly, local restaurant with a good range of local food and wine, including fresh fish from the adjacent Thunersee (Lake of Thun). The restaurant's garden terrace faces directly onto the small, picturesque marina and offers a lovely view of houses cascading down the hill to the lake, as well as the pyramidal Niesen above the town.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

  • Krone, Seestrasse. Tel:+41 33654-4131, fax 654- 9431 - shared bathrooms
  • Bellevue TeL:+41 33 654-8464, fax 654- 8448

Mid range

Splurge

  • Hotel Belvédère, Schachenstrasse 39. Tel:+41 33 655-6666, fax+41 33 654-6633 info@belvedere-spiez.ch

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