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Thun is district of Bern canton, in Switzerland that has 42,136 inhabitants. The word Thun is derived from the French language thoune . According to the study of latitudes and longitudes study,
Thun area of Switzerland is located at 46°46'N and 7°38'E. stretching an area of 21.6 square km, 19 km south of Bern.

One of the most original towns of the country, Thun is rich and commercially successful in tourism, machine and apparatus engineering, food industry and publishing businesses.

The geography of Thun, Switzerland in gorgeous with the panorama of Bernese Alps and the serene Interlaken city. Decorated with a picturesque castle and quaint medieval center, Thun accommodates her tourists with magnificent views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, the giant pyramidal Niesen and flat-topped Stockhorn.

Lake Thun is one of the elegant placed and the largest of its kind in Switzerland. Located with the backdrop of green mountains and snowy summits, Lake Thun has many opportunities for water-sports and swimming. One can also access hiking and mountain biking in the foothills of Thun, Switzerland .


Reaching this serene and elegant town of Thun, Switzerland is not much of a hassle. Located centrally in the heart of Switzerland, Thun is 157 km from Zurich and it's the nearest airport. 90 minutes by car from Zürich or 2 hours by train. Other nearest spots are Geneva that stretches 167 km from Thun and 37 km from Berne.

From Thun, Switzerland you can enjoy the view of the Alpine ranges including mountain peaks of:
  • Jungfraujoch
  • Schilthorn - Piz Gloria
  • Kleine Scheidegg
  • Niederhorn
  • Harderkulm
  • Heimwehflue
  • Schynige Platte with Alpine Garden and "Teddyland"



Other attractive spots of Thun, Switzerland include:
  • St. Beatus Caves
  • The most Captivating Capital of Switzerland, Bern
  • Luzern
  • Montreux - on Lake Geneva
  • Lakeside Castles
  • Cruises on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz
  • Zermatt
Hiking, Biking, Rafting on Lütschine River near Interlaken, Swimming. The verdant extensions of courtyards also make it possible for the visotrs to spend their leisure in activities like Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Billard/Pool, Bowling, Boating/Kayak, Bungy Jumping, Canyoning, Climbing, Diving, Ice Climbing, Fishing, Fitness, Glacier Hiking, Golfing, Horseback Riding, Hydrospeed, Inline-Skating, Minigolf, Mountaineering, Paragliding, Delta Hang-Gliding, Rock-Climbing, Sailing, Sky Diving, Squash, Tennis and Trekking. You can also access sports activities in the summers on the mountainous valleys of Alps from Thun, Switzerland .

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