Grand Tour of Switzerland: Spiez photo spot


Point of view

Discover this photo spot in Spiez on deep blue Lake Thun

Spiez – with its most beautiful bay in Europe – is situated on the southern bank of Lake Thun. Its idyllic surroundings, convenient location, wealth of leisure options and lakeside views combine to make Spiez a popular day-trip destination.

Spiez is known for its castle, its thousand-year-old churches, its vineyards, its museum of local history and viticulture and its water sports possibilities. Tip: After taking your souvenir snap at the Grand Tour of Switzerland photo spot, make your way to the bay to enjoy the views of deep blue Lake Thun.

Your highlights at a glance

  • The Grand Tour of Switzerland is a 1,600 km tourist circuit spanning the country
  • Discover scores of attractions along the way
  • Take a souvenir snap at the photo spot in Spiez
  • Enjoy the splendid view of the bay of Spiez and the surrounding mountains

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Download the Grand Tour of Switzerland app (iOS/Android)
  • The whole of the route is generally open to cars and motorcycles
  • Parking is available at the train station car park (charges apply)
  • The photo spot is located at Spiez train station, around 5 minutes from the car park
  • The photo spot is publicly accessible


General Information

  • Bus stop available

Our recommendations

Spiez Castle
Spiez Info-Center
Tourist Information


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