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Lake Brienz, Brienz
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Visit the clear turquoise waters of Lake Brienz, located just north of the Alps. The towering Swiss Alps border the lake, with the town of Brienz nestled in the eastern section. One of the best ways to explore the 14 km (8.7 mi) long lake is by boat--passenger ships have been in operation since 1839. The lake also serves as a great starting point for hikes around the area and into the surrounding mountains. One of the most popular walks runs along the southern bank of the lake from Bonigen to Giessbach through Iseltwald. Make Lake Brienz a part of your Brienz vacation plans using our Brienz travel itinerary maker.
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  • Visiting this lake on early winter is amazing. The color. The contrast between blue turquoise of the water,deep blue sky and white snow in d mountain is magic. This place is so idyllic yet beautiful 
  • Take the old Lake Steamer and make a round the lake full day excursion. Stunning views all around. Take a Lunch break at the nice Grand Hotel Giessbach and continue with your lake trip after that. Thi...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Crystal clear glacier waters, blue sky and snowy mountains what else would you want to see on a boat trip.