Lake Thun, Switzerland, Merligen
Enjoying a fabulous location, directly on the lakeside and with a spacious lake-facing garden for relaxing. This deluxe hotel is a great favourite in our programme and is renowned for its excellent standards of service and cuisine. Regular boat services depart from the jetty directly in front of the hotel for a wide choice of day excursions, including the nearby towns of Interlaken and Thun and further afield in the Bernese Oberland.
Board basis options available
This property caters for the following special dietary requirements
Merligen lies on the serene Lake Thun, with the old town of Thun and its proud castle at one end, and Interlaken,with its glorious views of the Jungfrau, at the other. Lake steamers stopping close to the Hotel Beatus regularly visit all the charming lakeside villages, and provide a delightful way of exploring the area. Alternatively, a regular bus service links the lake resorts with Thun and Interlaken in just 30 minutes. Merligen is a peaceful village, with just a few shops and cafés. Gentle lakeside walks are wellsignposted, and further well-trodden paths take in sights such as the vineyards and castle at Oberhofen, and the picturesque villages of Faulensee and Beatenberg. Guests will be overwhelmed by the choice of day excursions: there is plenty to explore. See Interlaken for full details and for multi-centre options.
Lake steamers stopping close to the Hotel Beatus regularly visit all the charming lakeside villages, and provide a delightful way of exploring whilst on holidays in Merligen. Alternatively, a regular bus service links the lake resorts with Thun and Interlaken. Gentle lakeside walks are well sign-posted, and further well-trodden paths take in sights such as the vineyards and castle at Oberhofen, and picturesque villages of Faulensee and Beatenberg. Guests will be overwhelmed by the choice of day excursions available on Merligen holidays - most of those available from Interlaken are also available from Merligen.
Merligen ferry terminal
For more information on travel and transport visit our Merligen page
Day on Lake Brienz
£26 (2nd class), £39 (1st class), daily
Spend a day cruising on the Lake Brienz, hopping on and off as you wish. Train to Brienz approx. Sfr5 return (pay locally).
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe*
A ‘must-see’ for all visitors is the ultimate rail journey through the Eiger, and up to Europe’s highest railway station at 3,454m, for breathtaking views including the 14km-long Aletsch glacier and the ‘Ice Palace’.
'James Bond's' Schilthorn*
A fantastic cable-car journey up to the famous Schilthorn, set for the film ‘Her Majesty’s Secret Service), for stunning views.
Many more options available locally through your Representative.
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