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Brienz awaits: its waterfalls, lake views, hiking, and more!

Check out top sights like Lake Brienz as you discover Brienz—an area also known for its lake views.

Top Hotels in Brienz

Grandhotel Giessbach
Grandhotel Giessbach
4 out of 5
Axalpstrasse, Giessbach, Brienz, BE
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $292 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Situated in Brienz, this hotel is steps from Giessbach Falls and Lake Brienz. Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Brienz Church are also within 3 mi (5 ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (145 reviews)
Lovely hotel in desperate need of a renovation

"The pros: Incredible location, fantastic views, stunning setting and easy access to great walks and hikes. Warm and professional service. Delicious breakfast and impressive dinner menus. The cons: Hardware is really old. Bedrooms are clean but in desperate need of a refresh. The beds are hard as ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Grandhotel Giessbach
Hotel Brienzerburli
Hotel Brienzerburli
3 out of 5
Hauptstrasse 11, Brienz, BE
The price is $153 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23

Situated in Brienz, this hotel is steps from Brienz Church and Lake Brienz. Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Giessbach Falls are also within 3 mi (5 km). ...

4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"Nice location right on the main street near the older part of town. The hotel is comprised of two buildings/restaurants on either side of the street. We got a room on the side of the street facing the lake (gorgeous). The room was above the restaurant, but it was only open for lunch this time of ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Hotel Brienzerburli
Youth Hostel Brienz
Youth Hostel Brienz
2 out of 5
Am See, Strandweg 10, Brienz

Nestled on the beach, this Brienz hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Lake Brienz. Ballenberg Open Air Museum is 2.7 mi (4.4 ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"The place is great! 15 min walking from train station or ferry station. The view of the lake and sunset afternoon it’s amazing, one of the best I have seen. Staff very friendly. Dinner was good, they charge you extra, but it’s worth. I didn’t have a breakfast because I had to leave to catch the train ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018

Youth Hostel Brienz
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Brienz

Homestay Brienz
Homestay Brienz
Brienz, Bern

Situated in Brienz, this apartment building is steps from Brienz Church and Lake Brienz. Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum and Giessbach Falls are also within ...

Homestay Brienz
Active Holiday, Family and Children, Nature, Peace and Relaxation, Sport
Active Holiday, Family and Children, Nature, Peace and Relaxation, Sport
Brienz, Bern

Situated on the waterfront, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Brienz and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Ballenberg Open Air Museum. Schweizer Holzbildhauerei ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Spacious and modern

"It's close to the lake, an easy carride to the slopes, friendly hosts and excellent facilities. A good alternative for any family"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Active Holiday, Family and Children, Nature, Peace and Relaxation, Sport
Beautiful Holiday Home in Brienz With Lake View
Beautiful Holiday Home in Brienz With Lake View
2.5 out of 5
Flielti 1253A, Brienz, Bern

Situated in Brienz, this cabin is within 1 mi (2 km) of Giessbach Falls and Lake Brienz. Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

Beautiful Holiday Home in Brienz With Lake View
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Brienz

Brienzer Rothorn
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Brienzer Rothorn

Find out about the history of Brienz when you spend time at Brienzer Rothorn. Stroll along the lakeside or seek out the ski slopes.

Giessbach Falls
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Giessbach Falls

Explore the great outdoors at Giessbach Falls and enjoy the mountain views during your trip to Giessbach. Stroll along the lakeside or seek out the local tours.

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch

5/5(188 reviews)

Go to the highest railway station in Europe, visit an ice palace and view a colossal glacier when you take a picturesque train ride to this mountain pass.

Eiger
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Eiger

5/5(154 reviews)

Whether you hike along it, take the railway to its villages or just enjoy the view from Grindelwald below, this famous peak in the Bernese Alps is not to be missed.

Mount Titlis
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Mount Titlis

4.5/5(66 reviews)

Hit the slopes at Mount Titlis, a top ski area in Oberhasli. Discover the mountain views and spas in this quaint area.

First
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First

4.5/5(36 reviews)

Explore First, a favorite green space in Grindelwald, and also enjoy the area's ski slopes. Discover the area's mountain views, or seek out its local tours.

Top things to do in Brienz

Interlaken private guided tour: Lakes, gorges, waterfalls
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Interlaken private guided tour: Lakes, gorges, waterfalls

$681
Per adult
Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich
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Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

$271
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Mount Titlis with Cable Car & Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich
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Mount Titlis with Cable Car & Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich

$179
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Mount Pilatus & Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich
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Mount Pilatus & Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich

$168
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip from Lucerne
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Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip from Lucerne

$138
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Photo Tour from Interlaken
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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Photo Tour from Interlaken

$1,441
Per adult

Reviews of Brienz

4.2

Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Sep 25, 2019

Cute little town. Perfect overnight stopover on our way to Grindelwald. Very walkable. Beautiful blue lake.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jul 16, 2019

Poor shopping for my wife.

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