Grand Tour of Switzerland: Thun photo spot



Discover this photo spot in the picturesque city of Thun

Thun, gateway to the Bernese Oberland, is the perfect base from which to embark on all manner of experiences in the mountains or on deep blue Lake Thun. Stroll through the historic old town with its centuries-old alleyways and buildings and be enchanted by the everyday life of Thun.
The Mühleplatz and the Aare quay are perfect vantage points from which to admire the deep blue River Aare. With many inviting restaurants, bars and cafés to choose from, visitors have plenty of places to stop and unwind. Tip: Take a souvenir snap at this Grand Tour of Switzerland photo spot, then find a secluded place in which to enjoy a freshly roasted coffee.

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 Thun
  • Enjoy the view of history-steeped Thun Castle

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 City Ost Schlossberg car park in Thun (charges apply)
  • The photo spot is located by the River Aare in Bälliz, 3 minutes from the car park
  • The photo spot is publicly accessible

Our recommendations

Thun Welcome-Center
Tourist Information
Thun Castle
Point of view


Grand Tour Foto-Spot Thun

Bälliz 61a / Mühlebrücke
3600 Thun

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