Thun lakeside walk



6.16 km long
difficulty: easy
Hiking Trail
  • 01:30 h
  • 5 m
  • 2 m
  • 558 m
  • 562 m
  • 4 m
  • 6.16 km
  • start: Train sation Thun
  • destination: Gwatt
Magnificent views over the lake and Bernese Alps accompany the entire walk. The official start is the town of Thun.

The walk begins at the train station and runs along the Nidau-Büren Canal up towards the 1,000-year-old Scherzlingen Church, then on to the picturesque Schaudau Park. On Lake Thun you can also pay a visit to the shipyard and Thun lido. The lakeside path runs via Schadau Park and Schadau Castle to the Thun-Panorama and along the beach to Bonstetten Park.

Looking for more hiking ideas in the Bernese Oberland?
Learn more about the hiking options around lakes Thun and Brienz.


Best season

depending on the weather


Thun - Bonstettenpark - Gwatt


Paid parking at Thun train station.

Additional information

Interlaken Tourism
Marktgasse 1
3800 Interlaken
Phone: +41 33 826 53 00
[email protected]

Thun- Thunersee Tourism
Seestrasse 2
3600 Thun
Phone: +41 33 225 90 00
[email protected]



Getting there
Thun lakeside walk