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Spiez

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

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

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

Get out



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