Crossing the 140 m long suspension bridge above the picturesque village of Leissigen offers a fascinating panoramic view of deep-blue Lake Thun and the idyllic surrounding landscape. Below you is a 60 m drop into the deep. Relish the moment as you listen to the sound of Spissibach stream.
Spissibach suspension bridge is one of a total of six such bridges on the Lake Thun Panoramic Circular Trail. The popular 56 km long circular hike connects various mountain and shoreline paths around the lake. The 140 m long panoramic bridge close to Meielisalp above Leissigen is impressively simple and stable. Safely cross the Spissigraben with ease thanks to the latest construction technology. Taking your first steps on the bridge might take some courage, but you’ll quickly get used to the gentle bobbing. The breathtaking view of deep-blue Lake Thun and the surrounding natural landscape will make you forget, or even enjoy, the abyss below. Combine a visit to Spissibach suspension bridge with a walk along the wonderful panorama trail from Aeschi to Leissigen. Crossing the bridge is one of the trail’s real highlights. Enjoy the thrilling experience of walking 60 m above ground. After crossing the bridge you’ll reach unspoilt Meielisalp, where you can stop for refreshments.
Your highlights at a glance
- Cross the 140 m long suspension bridge
- Impressive view across Lake Thun and the mountain landscape
- 60 m above Spissibach stream
- Rest stops at Meielisalp and in Leissigen
- Combine a visit to the bridge with a panorama trail
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Personal tip“The simple but elegant suspension bridge led us across gushing Spissibach stream and the idyllic green landscape. My family was stunned by the amazing panoramic view. We could have stood on the bridge and gazed at the view forever.”
- Open all year round, 24/7
- Cross the bridge free of charge
- Reach the bridge on foot from Meielisalp, Leissigen or via the trail from Aeschi