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Castillo Oberhofen

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Address: Stiftung Schloss, Oberhofen am Thunersee 3653, Switzerland
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+41 33 243 12 35

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Free gardens great views

The museum will cost 10 Swiss francs but the gardens are free. It's a great place to come and walk with wonderful views along the lake into the mountains. Some very nice that is... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The museum will cost 10 Swiss francs but the gardens are free. It's a great place to come and walk with wonderful views along the lake into the mountains. Some very nice that is still free in Switzerland.

Thank currycook
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely old historic castle with wonderful lakeside setting and extensive grounds. Wood working in museum is fabulous.

Thank jameshenderson2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Oberhofen Castle is uniquely situated right at the peak of the lake with beautiful flowers surrounding it.

Thank Kjo877
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stunning lakefront castle now a regional historic museum showing upscale interiors from the 2th to the 19th century, with a beutifull park

Thank Fortunat M
Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We enjoyed the grounds very much. Pretty lake setting. Enjoyed the playground near by for even the odler kids.

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Nottingham, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived by boat to spend a couple of hours. The castle was closed Monday, the day we arrived, but that didn't hinder us from walking the grounds. The weather Es magnificent. I was amazed at the structure from the outside, it's surrounding buildings as well. The grounds are well kept with many difference species of flowers, plants, and trees.... More 

Thank Matt R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The castle is one of the most beautiful ones I've seen so far in Switzerland. The place and it's location has many merits: 1. It's located just 80 meters from the Oberhofen's harbor, so arriving by the public transportation boat from Thun or Interlaken is very recommended. The timetable could be found here: https://www.bls.ch/e/schifffahrt/fahrplan.php 2. For kids - it's adjust... More 

Thank gumbas1984
Thane, India
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

he lakeside turret is one of the first things you will notice and seems straight out of a fairy tale.It has very beautiful maintained garden which is great for a quiet walk across the blue Thunersee.

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Rhodes, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The castle was closed on the day we visited, but we walked the gardens and was amazed by the views. A more picturesque location for a castle will be hard to find. The gardens are beautiful, clean and well maintained. I can see this as a perfect location for taking the most beautiful wedding photos. The castle itself is right... More 

Thank Francois G
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I visited a few castles including Thun, but this one is special. Right on the lake, this castle is magnanimous and is a must visit place if you around Thun, bern or Interlaken. How to reach? 1. Take a bus no. 21 from Interlaken OST Bahn station. 2. Get down at Oberhofen Dorf. 3. Voila... The view from the castle... More 

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