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Brienz awaits: its waterfalls, lake views, hiking, and more!

Check out top sights like Lake Brienz as you discover Brienz—an area also known for its lake views.

Top Hotels in Brienz

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Grandhotel Giessbach
Grandhotel Giessbach
4 out of 5
Axalpstrasse, Giessbach, Brienz, BE
per night
May 6 - May 7

Situated in Brienz, this hotel is steps from Giessbach Falls and Lake Brienz. Brienz Church and Ballenberg Open Air Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

4.6/5Exceptional! (135 reviews)

"The most extraordinary place in Europe."…"

Reviewed on 2019/10/10

Grandhotel Giessbach
Hotel Lindenhof
Hotel Lindenhof
3 out of 5
Lindenhofweg 15, Brienz, BE
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12

Situated in Brienz, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Lake Brienz. Brienz Church is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away. Brienz Station ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"What a beautiful place with breath taking views! Super convenient with just a short walk down into the town below. Plenty of places to eat, hike and explore. This was our absolute favorite stay while in Switzerland."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/4

Hotel Lindenhof
Youth Hostel Brienz
Youth Hostel Brienz
2 out of 5
Am See, Strandweg 10, Brienz
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20

Nestled on the beach, this Brienz hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Lake Brienz. Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg and Giessbach ...

5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"The place is great! 15 min walking from train station or ferry station. The view of the lake and sunset afternoon it’s amazing, one of the best I have seen. Staff very friendly. Dinner was good, they charge you extra, but it’s worth. I didn’t have a breakfast because I had to leave to catch the train ..."…"

Reviewed on 2018/10/23

Youth Hostel Brienz

Popular things to do in Brienz

Brienzer Rothorn
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Brienzer Rothorn

Find out about the history of Brienz when you spend time at Brienzer Rothorn. Stroll along the lakeside or seek out the ski slopes.

Giessbach Falls
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Giessbach Falls

Explore the great outdoors at Giessbach Falls and enjoy the mountain views during your trip to Giessbach. Stroll along the lakeside or seek out the local tours.

Lake Brienz
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Lake Brienz

4.5/5(155 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lake Brienz, a popular spot to commune with nature in Brienz. While you're in the area, stroll along the lakeside.

Lake Thun
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Lake Thun

4.5/5(143 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lake Thun, a popular spot to commune with nature in Sigriswil. Stroll along the lakeside or discover the area's mountain views.

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5/5(154 reviews)

Whether you hike along it, take the railway to its villages or just enjoy the view from Grindelwald below, this famous peak in the Bernese Alps is not to be missed.

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5/5(188 reviews)

Go to the highest railway station in Europe, visit an ice palace and view a colossal glacier when you take a picturesque train ride to this mountain pass.

Reviews of Brienz


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5 - Excellent
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3 - Okay
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2 - Disappointing
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 25, 2019

Cute little town. Perfect overnight stopover on our way to Grindelwald. Very walkable. Beautiful blue lake.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jul 16, 2019

Poor shopping for my wife.

Cities in Brienz

Grindelwald showing farmland, a small town or village and landscape views