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“Scenic beauty at its best”
Review of Lake Brienz

Lake Brienz
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Interlaken 3-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour with a Farm and Ancient Villages Visit
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Interlaken Cruise Day Pass on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz
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Interlaken Private Tour: Mountains Cows, Thun Lake, and Brienz Lake
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We took the boat ride from Brienz to Interlaken. We actually got down at Brienz while coming from Lucerne to Interlaken and took this ride. While we had to pay extra for this but it was every cent worth it. It was slightly overcast but the views around the lake were very clear and the weather quite good. There were a few small waterfalls on the way which looked really amazing during the ride. Also, the view of the mountains was equally stunning. I would definitely recommend everyone visiting Interlaken not to miss this.

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We took the Lake Brienz cruise in clear weather and it was just stunning.. The cruise lasted for approximately 3 hours (to and fro) and costed 39chf.. My only complaint would be that it stated on Eurail's website that the cruise was free for Eurail pass holders.. However, the officers on board insisted that we paid for it or use up 1 travel day (I bought the Eurail Select Pass).. In the end we paid for it, but the scenery sure was worth every cent!

1  Thank Nurril H
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

A stroll along the lakeside is very peaceful and relaxing. It is well maintained and clean. There is seating and some interesting water activities for children. Plenty of cafe's.

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Scenic, scenic, scenic..... classic Swiss views, cool green/blue water, surrounded by snowy mountains and typical villages. Brienz itself is a charming town although I'd hate to see it when umpteen busloads of tourists descend on it in season. This being said - we actually preferred the Brienzsee's sister, Lake Thun, for some reason, which we can't quite put our finger on....

If you're staying in Interlaken and have a car, do yourself a favour and take an evening drive around either, or both Lake Brienz and/or Thun. Relaxing and beautiful. Quintessentially Swiss.

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

Ride: - With 1 hour frequency from Interlaken to Brienz & return. Takes about an hour on journey, with stops at some lesser known beautiful lake side villages. I would recommend completing a loop, Interlaken to Brienz via train (a scenic rail ride that’s parallel with wildly turning road on lakeside) and return via boat. One can optionally stop over to see stunning Giessbach falls on the way.

Price: Both boat & train ride is fully covered with Swiss Pass.

Lake Thun vs. Lake Brienz : Well, both have superb views, but Lake Brienz is much more scenic than Thun.

This is one of 'Must-to-visit' sights in Jungfrau. Even on cloudy day, rather than going at top of any mountain & see nothing, its better to have relaxed ride in lake .

8  Thank PGogri
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