Beatenberg suspension bridge

Beatenberg suspension bridge

  • Beatenberg

Panoramic bridge at dizzying heights with views of Lake Thun

Hike from Sundlauenen to Beatenberg and cross the 79-metre-long suspension bridge over the Sandbach. Experience Lake Thun from a particularly impressive perspective on the suspension bridge with its steps and many twists and turns. 

From Sundlauenen on Lake Thun, hike along nature trails and forest paths towards Beatenberg, the longest village in Europe. With stunning views of the Alpine peaks and the deep-blue waters of the lake, you’ll soon forget the steep and strenuous elements of your hike. The highlight of your adventure is crossing the 31-metre-high suspension bridge over the Sundgraben. The bridge was built in 2017 and is part of the bridge trail around Lake Thun. On the way, you’ll pass numerous places to take a break and admire the views. When you arrive in Beatenberg, you’ll find a choice of restaurants in which you can recharge your batteries for the descent into Beatenbucht.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Hike from Sundlauenen to Beatenberg and on to Beatenbucht
  • Cross the 79-metre-long, 31-metre-high suspension bridge
  • Numerous attractive locations to take a break and admire the views
  • Marvel at the fascinating flora and fauna of the Bernese Oberland
  • See Lake Thun and the unique Alpine peaks from a different perspective

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way

  • Sturdy footwear is recommended
  • Take rainproof clothing and sun cream with you
  • Allow sufficient time for the hike
  • Take snacks and drinks for your trip.
  • Open all year round, 24 hours a day
  • Cross the bridge free of charge
Personal tip
“I only recently found out that there is a suspension bridge near Beatenberg. It was a steep climb, but we were rewarded with stunning views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and it really was worth every single bead of sweat.”

Hängebrücke Beatenberg

3803 Beatenberg



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