Guided tour of the old town

Tour of Thun old town

  • Thun

Discover the history of Thun

The classic town tour! With its diversity, culture, history and breathtaking lakeside location, Thun is an enchanting place to visit. Explore the Zähringen town of Thun from a unique perspective and solve its mysteries on a tour through the old town.

Do you know how Thun’s raised pavements were built? Or why two branches of the same river enclose the shopping street of Bälliz? The Thun City Guides will reveal all of this and more on the classic tour of Thun old town and the Schlossberg. You can expect an exciting tour, filled with fascinating details about the town’s rich culture, which dates back to the Stone Age and has played out against an exceptional backdrop. Thun’s unique location between lakes and Alps has shaped the face of the town both in the past and in the present.

Public tour of the old town

Public guided tours take place on Saturday afternoons from April to November, and on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons in July and August. They are led by a knowledgeable city guide who will share lots of interesting facts about Thun’s past and present.

“Old town” group tour

Delve into Thun’s history on a private tour with your group. Its richness will leave you in awe.

Your highlights at a glance

  • 1.5-hour tour through Thun town centre
  • Tour through the old town and the Schlossberg
  • The classic town tour
  • Public tours are available in German and English
  • Group tours in German, English, French and Italian available upon request

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

  • The tour takes place outside. Comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended
  • For the public tours prior registration is required
  • Accessible group tours are available upon request: the public tours are not accessible

Personal tip
“As somebody who grew up in Thun, I thought I knew the town pretty well. But on the tour of Thun town centre with our knowledgeable guide, I made lots of new discoveries and noticed things I’d never paid attention to before. A great experience!”

Thun-Thunersee Tourismus

Seestrasse 2

3600 Thun


Phone: +41 33 225 90 00


General information

  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Debit Card
  • Mastercard
  • Twint
  • Visa
Accessibility / Arrival
  • Parking available
Price info

- CHF 15 per person*

- CHF 160 per group


*Registration required, limited number of places

The group price applies per guided tour for groups up to a maximum of 20 people. For quality reasons, two groups are formed from 20 people.


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