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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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  • Take a stroll in the morning when you stay near Interlaken, went to a feeling of being so calm and healing. Matting down one road. Sitting on a bench watching the Lake sometimes stop. Swan float floating, rafting in and near the lake water if diving into Lake Brienz.
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  • We're very much in this area. Brienz, Iseltwald, Böningen, etc. In this region it's worth visiting by boat or public transport or vehicle.
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  • Hiked from Interlaken station across town on the banks of the River Aare, which flows from Lake Brienckogo. Stunning, lucky with the weather. The water in the river the color of the Adriatic Sea. Incredibly beautiful, quiet, romantic. For a couple of hours, you can go to one bank, then climb on the railway bridge, hanging over the River, go down to the other side and return to the station.
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