Guided tour "Thun-Panorama"



Visit Thun and discover the world’s oldest surviving 360° painting

Schadau Park is home to the world’s oldest surviving 360° painting, which was painted in 1814 by Marquard Wocher. On the tour you will gain a unique insight into everyday life in Thun 200 years ago, in the company of an expert guide who will share fascinating anecdotes about the painting and its history.

The Basel-based artist was captivated by the Bernese Alps and the charming town of Thun. In 1809 Marquard Wocher laid down the sketches for his 360° panorama from a rooftop Thun’s old town. He then started on his painting, which measures 7.5 m in height and 38 m in length. Containing over 300 figures, the picture looks not unlike a gigantic hidden object puzzle. Take a journey into the past and let the scenes on the painting work their magic.

“Thun-Panorama” group tour

Book a private guided tour so you and your group can find out more about the history of Wocher’s 360° painting.

Your highlights at a glance

  • One-hour guided tour of the Thun-Panorama
  • Tour of the world’s oldest surviving 360° painting
  • Group tours in German, English, Italian and French available upon request

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

  • Your group tour can be combined with an aperitif or a bite to eat
  • Accessible group tours are available upon request: the public tours are not accessible

Personal tip
“Even as a child, I was blown away by the sheer volume of detail in the world’s oldest 360° painting. On the guided tour, I discovered even more about the picture and its history."



  • Bad Weather Offer

  • Suitable for any weather

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Payment Options

Cash, Debit Card, Mastercard, Twint, Visa

Price info

- CHF 120 per group without entrance fee castle
(Entrance fee CHF 9 for adults / groups of 10 or more get 10% discount on the entrance fee)
The group price is valid per guided tour up to a maximum of 20 persons. For quality reasons, two groups are formed from 20 people.


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