Guided tour of the old town



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. Send group request

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 Italian and Spanish 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



  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards

  • for Groups

  • Suitable for any weather

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Payment Options

Cash, Debit Card, Mastercard, Twint, Visa

Price info

Price information
Public guided tour: CHF 15 per person
Registration required, limited number of places.
Free participation in the public guided tour with the PanoramaCard Lake Thun guest card. Booking still required.

Group tour: CHF 180 per group
The group price applies per guided tour for groups of up to 20 people.
Group bookings will be invoiced.

The city tour can be booked in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.


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