Unspunnen Castle Overview

Unspunnen Castle can definitely be counted amongst the top places to see in Interlaken when you are in the town. This 12th-century castle stands at a noteworthy height, towering the town of Interlaken.

Although it is mostly in ruins today, you can still make out a considerable extent of the original structure. You can choose to hike up to the castle or bring your car. This fascinating journey through time is an essential part of your Swiss travel, providing an enriching experience that seamlessly blends history and adventure.

The area beneath the castle becomes particularly lively during the Unspunnenfest. It can be described as a festival which is held by the local population where people come to participate in traditional Swiss competitions. The festival takes place once every 12 years and the most recent one took place in 2017.


Medieval castle dating back to the 12th century 

Ruins overlook the entire city of Interlaken, offering stunning views 

Site of the 12-yearly Unspunnenfest, a festival where traditional Swiss games are played


3812 Wilderswil, Switzerland


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