Guided castle tour



Discover the history of Thun Castle

A tour of the medieval castle and its history museum takes you on a journey to the distant past. Find out more about Thun’s history right where it all began!

Rising majestically above the town from the Schlossberg, the four-towered 12th-century castle of the Zähringen family can be seen for miles. Discover the history of Thun’s unmistakable landmark on a tour of the castle. Inside the five great halls of the tower (keep), you will uncover treasures and historical and cultural highlights from the castle and the medieval city. The castle’s pièce de résistance is the knight’s hall, Switzerland’s best preserved late-medieval state room. Go on a journey of discovery with a Thun City Guide and delve into a bygone era. On the tour you will find out more about the castle and its medieval treasures.

“Castle” group tour

Book a private tour and discover the history of Thun in the place where it all began. Choose a topic or the classic tour and step back into the Middle Ages. Send group request

Your highlights at a glance

  • Different themes available
  • Tour through the medieval castle and its history museum
  • Your perfect photo: the impressive view from the tower over the city, Lake Thun and the mountains
  • Group tours in German, English, French and Italian available upon request

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

  • For the public tours prior registration is required
  • Places are limited
  • Your group tour can be combined with an aperitif or a bite to eat (information in german)
  • This tour is not accessible



  • Bad Weather Offer

  • Suitable for any weather

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Price info

Group tour: CHF 160 per group excl. admission (CHF 10/8 p.p.)
No further discounts are granted as part of a guided tour, e.g. Raiffeisen Membercard, Swiss Museum Pass, etc.
The group price applies per guided tour for groups of up to 20 people.
Group bookings of 10 persons or more are payable by invoice only.
An additional flat-rate invoice fee of CHF 5 per guided tour will be charged for the castle tour.


Getting there
Thun-Thunersee Tourismus
Seestrasse 2
3600 Thun