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The village

Sigriswil lies 800 m above sea level on a sunny terrace above Lake Thun, with a beautiful view of the mountains and the lake. It offers good infrastructure for your daily requirements (cheese shop, butcher’s, bakery, fruit and vegetable shop with organic products, a Coop, a shoe shop, drugstore with health food) and a sports shop where you can rent bicycles and skis.

The region

The attractions in and around the village of Sigriswil include: sigriswil-tourismus.ch/aktivitaeten/sommer

  • Spectacular suspension bridge, 182 m high, 340 m long, in Sigriswil.
  • Fishing for trout, in Sigriswil: grabenmuehle.ch
  • A planetarium, in Schwanden:sternwarte-planetarium.ch
  • An extensive scenic countryside for hiking and excursions. Ask us if you want any tips.
  • Biking
  • Fitness trail
  • Watersports
  • Tennis: sigriswil-tourismus.ch/aktivitaeten/sommer/tennis
  • There is a panorama trail around the lake. It is divided into 4 stages and Sigriswil is one of the stages’ starting / end points. brueckenweg.ch
  • The St. James pilgrimage route leads through Gunten / Merligen, close to Sigriswil.
  • Swimming and bathing opportunities in Gunten, Merligen, Oberhofen…
  • Wellness opportunities in the Hotel Solbad in Sigriswil; in the Hotel Beatus in Merligen; and in Oberhofen.
  • The caves of St. Beatus. beatushoehlen.swiss/de
  • The Ballenberg outdoor museum, near Brienz. ballenberg.ch
  • Day trips to Thun, Bern, Interlaken, Grindelwald…
  • Ship excursions on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. ship timetable
  • Skiing and snowboarding, in Sigriswil, Schwanden, Niederhorn, Beatenberg…
  • Cross-country skiing in Justistal / Sigriswil, Schwanden.
  • Winter hiking, snow-shoe hiking.
  • Paragliding in Interlaken. fly-ikarus.ch

And much more. Come and ask your hosts.


Events in and around Sigriswil

  • Parade on the 2nd of January. sigriswil.ch
  • Fireworks on the 1st of August, Switzerland’s national day.
  • Lake Thun Night Festival / Lake Spiez Night Festival seenachtsfest-spiez.ch
  • Musicals on a stage in Lake Thun. thunerseespiele.ch
  • Bear Festival, in Sigriswil  sigriswiler-baerenfest.ch
  • Dividing up the cheese at the end of the alp cheese-making season, in Justistal, with the return of the cows in a ceremonial procession from their summering on the alps. sigriswil.ch