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Brienz Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Brienz, on the shores of its same-named lake, facing the Giessbach Falls, is one of the Bern Oberland holiday resorts that has best retained its traditional rural character. It is a major wood-carving centre and boasts,a technical school that keeps this tradition alive, as well as a string-instrument-making school.

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Tourist attractions Brienz : Things to see and do

  • Brienzer Rothorn Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    CH - Brienz

    At Brienz, join one of the country's last steam rack railways. From the summit, the view takes in the Berne Alps, Lake Brienz and the Hasli. Numerous walking options from the top.

  • Jobin Living Museum Interesting

    Hauptstrasse 111 CH - 3855 Brienz

    Founded in 1835, the Jobin workshop continues to uphold the local tradition of woodcarving. Visitors can roam freely and watch the craftsmen working, by hand or on machines, in a light and modern complex. Upstairs, a small museum is home to musical b..

  • Swiss Museum of Rural Habitat

    Museumsstrasse 131 CH - 3858 Hofstetten bei Brienz

    Over 80 ha, this remarkable open-air museum contains buildings from nearly all the cantons in Switzerland. The idea of the museum is to preserve the original furniture and maintain traditional activities including mountain cheesemaking, resin collect..

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Hotels Brienz

  • Hotel Brienz

    Hauptstraße 254 CH - 3865 Brienz

    The Brienz hotel enjoys a quiet location 300 metres from Lake Brienz, on the outskirts of the city. It offers free parking and a fine restaurant with a terrace. All rooms in the Brienz hotel are en-suite and have a balcony. There is a bus stop righ..

  • Weisses Kreuz

    Hauptstrasse 143 CH - 3855 Brienz

    Prix Prices from : 85 CHF

    The cosy Hotel Weisses Kreuz offers you a great central location in Brienz, in the immediate vicinity of the train station and the ship pier. Enjoy charming rooms and fine Swiss cuisine. If the weather is good, you can have buffet breakfast on the t..

  • Grandhotel Giessbach

    Axalpstrasse CH - 3855 Giessbach

    The Grandhotel Giessbach enjoys a secluded position above Lake Brienz amid a large park. It offers 19th-century charm, an outdoor pool in its 22-hectare park, a restaurant with a summer terrace and free parking. It is located at the foot of the Gies..

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Restaurants Brienz

  • Les Cascades Comfortable restaurant 

    Axalpstrasse CH - 3855 Giessbach

    Its position alone is enough to draw guests to this elegant restaurant in the Grandhotel with its adjoining Orangerie. The view through the picture windows takes in Lake Brienz and the stunning countryside all around.

  • Le Tapis Rouge Very comfortable restaurant 

    Axalpstrasse CH - 3855 Giessbach

    In its classically elegant interior Le Tapis Rouge serves seasonal cuisine. Some of the tables offer a lovely view of the lake, which is of course also available from the beautifully located terrace.

  • Lindenhof Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Lindenhofweg 15 CH - 3855 Brienz

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