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Holiday Region Interlaken – Immerse yourself in a world of experience on a family break

A varied world of adventure and action awaits you and your family in the Holiday Region Interlaken.

With its dazzling array of activities, an unforgettable family holiday is guaranteed, whatever the season in the Holiday Region Interlaken. Tear down the mountain on a scooter with your loved ones, or take a kayak out onto Lake Brienz. Climb high up into the treetops at the rope park, go on a treasure hunt or explore the Alpine landscape on family hikes and themed paths.

Biking fun and views of the Bernese Oberland mountain peaks

During the summer season, you can hire scooter bikes at the Niederhornbahn’s middle station in Vorsass. The staff will equip you with the necessary equipment and helmet before you set off. The cable car takes you straight to Vorsass. Two different routes take you along unsurfaced and asphalt roads to the railway station in Beatenberg. It’s an unforgettable experience offering plenty of fun and action. Choose your own pace – leisurely or fast. The routes wind their way through verdant forests, passing lush meadows and gushing mountain streams on the way. If you feel like taking a break, you can stop at one of the well laid out barbecue areas, so it’s worth bringing a nice picnic with you.

Find out more about Niederhorn Scooter Bikes

Kayak across Lake Brienz

Learn the basics while you enjoy a fun-filled day with the whole family on Lake Brienz. Be the captain of your own ship and spend two action-packed hours on the water whilst you tackle various sporting challenges. If you love swimming and water-based activities, this experience guarantees fun and a challenge to test your sea legs!

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River rafting in Interlaken – feel the power of water.

An easily accessible launching area on the lower reaches of the Lütschine river means that families can also book an adventurous river rafting trip on the famous whitewater river with our expert guides. The smaller waves and splashes ensure fun for all ages, whilst a plunge into Lake Brienz at the end of the tour is the perfect way to round off this fun family experience.

Find out more about river rafting in Interlaken

Freshen up in the cooling waters of open-air pools by Lakes Thun and Brienz

Around lakes Thun and Brienz, you will find tranquil bathing spots, and open-air pools whilst a spacious lawn awaits visitors to the Brienz Lido. At the lido on Lake Thun, you can swim lengths of several pools, race down the wide wavy slide or simply drink in breathtaking views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau from your lakeside vantage point. Alternatively, rent a canoe or standup paddle at various points on the southern bank of Lake Thun and ride the sparkling waters.

Find out more about water activities on Lake Thun and Brienz

Nature and tradition at Ballenberg: An adventure for the whole family

Immerse yourself in the past and enjoy a stunning natural idyll at the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum. Experience the culture and customs of Switzerland at close hand and visit all of Switzerland in just one day.

Unpaved roads and stone paths lead from the entrance of the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum to various centuries-old buildings representing every part of Switzerland.

Find out more about the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum

The St. Beatus caves: A natural wonder by Lake Thun

Take a tour of discovery in the magical world of St. Beatus caves. Prepare to be fascinated by the incredible shapes and colours of impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations, and hear the rush and drip of the bubbling waters. The St. Beatus caves are one of the most popular day-trip destinations around Lake Thun, and it is possible to explore a kilometre of this on your own when you visit.

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