Top Winterlaken hikes and walks

Magical winter walks and hikes around Interlaken

Snow-clad landscapes and frozen streams make up an atmospheric scene. One winter activity that visitors to the Bernese Oberland can engage in regardless of the weather and snow conditions is a convivial winter hike or an idyllic stroll along the banks of Lake Thun or Lake Brienz.

  • Panoramic views of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz

  • Snow-laden forests and homely villages

  • Atmospheric winter walks

  • Magically festive Christmas trails

  • ​​​​​​Whole range of excursion destinations within easy reach

Winter trails in the heart of Switzerland

The Holiday Region Interlaken has more than 220 km of winter hiking trails in varying degrees of difficulty. The choice ranges from demanding tours to romantic pathways. One major highlight for any nature lover is the majestic panorama trail in Beatenberg. Here at almost 2,000 metres above sea level, traverse the ridge as you savour views of the Three Peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as deep blue Lake Thun.

Winter stroll with beautiful views

Holzsteg im Bonstettenpark getaucht in goldenes Sonnenlicht und mit Blick zur verschneiten Stockhornkette

Feel like embarking on a wintry stroll through natural landscapes? Explore idyllic lakeside paths and longer walks around Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. One impressive winter hike starts in the city of Thun and proceeds along the Aare Canal to the picturesque setting of Schadau Park.

Festive Christmas trails out of a fairytale

What could be more romantic than a stroll through an illuminated forest? Enjoy the magic of the Christmas season at several points around Interlaken. In the company of your loved ones, immerse yourself in the festive mood by visiting an advent route, Christmas trail or lantern-lit path.

Treasure hunt through Interlaken: On the trail of the lost honey

Vor dem Winterpanorama von Interlaken ist der Winterbär, das Maskottchen der Schnitzeljagd.

Discover the town of Interlaken in a fun way. Bruno, the ice-skating bear, has lost his honey. On this digital treasure hunt, help him find his beloved sweet treat by solving some tricky riddles.

If that’s still not enough, here are more ideas for hikes and walks: