Winter Sports and Cable Cars
The range of winter sports on offer around Lake Thun is limitless. Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and cross-country skiing have surely been heard before. But do you already know snowtubing? Here we present to you what you can do on the slopes during your winter sports holiday with us.
There are 18 ski resorts in the region, so we believe there will be something for you. For example...
... the family ski area Beatenberg-Niederhorn
The ski area lies directly above our house on the sun terrace over Lake Thun. With its 3 different slopes, from easy to medium, it is especially popular with families.
You can reach the ski area comfortably by cable car from Beatenberg, the mountain stations Vorsass and Niederhorn lie between 1580 and 1950 metres above sea level, offering you a breathtaking panorama of Lake Thun and the Bernese Alps.
In addition to skiing and snowboarding, there are many other activities you can do in the region in winter:
- Ice skating: for example on the natural ice rink in Brienz
- Cross-country skiing trails: whether classic or skating in the Diemtigtal Nature Park, 22 km of circular trails, 30 km of skating trails and 30 km of classic trails from Aeschi to the Sudtal await you. 4 km even as a night track.
- Snowtubing: Slide down the slopes on large rubber tyres. The tires are offered to you at the Stockhornbahn.
- Winter hiking: In Interlaken alone 25 km of winter hiking trails are waiting for you and in Beatenberg simply 37 km. Just ask at the reception for more information.
- Curling: Who pushes and sweeps his ring fastest into the red circle? Find out at the ice rink Bödeli in Matten near Interlaken
- Sledging: on over 70 km of slopes in the region around Interlaken
- And much much more, just ask for
Niederhornbahn Beatenberg - Cable Car
Only 600 m from our house is the station Beatenberg of the Niederhornbahn, which takes you up to the ski and hiking area described above.
The ride of the train starts at Beatenbucht station, then stops at the Sation Beatenberg, then takes you up to 1580 m above sea level and finally up to the Niederhorn at 1950 m above sea level.
Finally, use the area for your day hikes and skiing adventures.
Detailed information on the timetable can be found here.