Ever wondered what would give you the best panoramic view of the Swiss Alps? Switzerland teems with such viewpoints but the one that tops the list is the Harder Kulm mountain in the beautiful city of Interlaken!Standing at 1322 m above sea level, the Harder Kulm is the nearest mountain to Interlaken. It offers spectacular vistas of the Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger peaks. Harder Kulm is not just a viewing-platform, but also a springboard for adventure activities and nature-lovers. Atop the Harder Kulm is the popular Panorama Restaurant, which resembles a castle straight out of a fairy-tale book. Apart from the sumptuous local fare one can indulge in at the restaurant, the sundeck here is a great place to capture beautiful shots of the Swiss Alps - the best time for this being sunset.Just within easy reach of the restaurant, there is the Zwei-Seen-Steg or the Two-lake Footbridge that offers panoramic vistas of the Interlaken and the majestic mountain peaks. So, gear up for one-of-a-kind experience at Harder Kulm! Explore the different trails of natural beauty, feel the highs of capturing the Alps at its best!
Widely held for its amazing historical significance as well as imposing architectural marvels, Unterseen is a township in the Interlaken district of Switzerland. The city of Unterseen is also home to numerous heritage sites of national significance. A major part of the Unterseen Township is listed under the part of the inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. Rewarding you with the majestic views of the Alps and deep valley, Unterseen becomes an important tourist center in the Bernese Highlands.
Also, the town is brimming with the best of the food corners to treat yourself with authentic and fresh Swiss cuisines. This historic place is home to countless impressive churches and antique monuments, archaeological cellars and exhibition halls. Tourismuseum, Stadtkeller, Tea house, and River Aare also happen to be some of the places that should not be missed out in the course of the trip to Unterseen. Tourists fall in love with the viewpoints of the mountain ranges of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, because of their surreal beauty and magnificent grandeur.
One more thing that makes this place a great tourist attraction is that it is a proud host for several cultural and social events where the people gather to witness the traditional music and theatrical performances. This city is certainly a great place where the contemporary meets the antiquity. Come over to Unterseen with your loved ones and enjoy the imposing scenic beauty as well as take a restorative stroll.
Nestled amidst the two Bernese Oberland towns called Thun and Interlaken, Lake Thun is a beautiful Alpine Lake brimming with deep blue water. Cuddled on the northern periphery of the majestic Mount Alps, the lake possesses a beautiful backdrop which is reflected vividly on its crystal clear surface.
The shores of the lake are dotted with small medieval towns and Romanesque churches to enhance the elegance of the lake. The nearby town also called Thun, houses a 12th century castle which possesses elegant Swiss architecture. You could witness this from the middle of the lake while taking the most suggested cruising trip in the lake.
Along with the 12th century castle, you could witness the 15th century Spiez Castle in the south of the lake. All these features make this lake one of the prominent paradises on the earth. In fact, the beauty of the place was so enthralling that a 19th century painter painted a huge scene of the lake which is kept in the Schadau Park.
Not only cruising, you could also enjoy jet skiing, speed boating, swimming, hiking on the nearby Alps, and many more water sports in the lake. By offering so many recreational options to its visitors, the place becomes a favourite of the tourists and locals alike.
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If you are in Switzerland, this is an activity you must not forget to indulge in. I had a blast with my family during the jet boating.
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