Oberhofen Castle on Lake Thoune

Welcome to the Oberhofen Castle!

The romantic castle with its impressive medieval keep and picturesque turret is situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake of Thun.

Strolling through the various historic rooms of our museum, you get a vivid impression of Bernese lifestyle from the 17th and 19th centuries. You enter the elegant summer hall, the neogothic dining hall, and see amazing looking weapons in the armoury and then ascending to the oriental smoking salon with its magnificent view onto the lake. The chapel, with its exceptional medieval 15th century frescos, is still in use today for baptisms and weddings.

The park, landscaped in English style, offers a breathtaking view of the Bernese Alps. It is one of the most beautiful gardens of the alpine region due to the mild climate.

Oriental smoking salon Pourtalès appartment


Foundation Oberhofen Castle
CH-3653 Oberhofen
Tel. +41 (0)33 243 12 35




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