Bernese open-air pools

Bernese open-air pools
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Cooling off in summer

Summer, sun and an ice cream. The perfect combination for the perfect swimming day. Here are our recommendations for where you might like to take a dip, splash about and enjoy yourself in the water.

Marzili open-air pool in Bern

The popular Marzilibad is special for the following reasons: its outstanding location on the banks of the river Aare with views of the Federal Parliament Building, admission is free and the facility offers direct access to the Aare. The choice is yours: cool off either directly in the river Aare or in the swimming pool. There is also a children's pool, a women-only section and a diving pool.
Open-air pool Marzili


Weyermannshaus open-air pool in Bern

Measuring 16,000 square metres in size, the Weyermannshaus, also affectionately known as the "Weyerli", is the largest open-air pool in Switzerland. What's more, here, in the west of the city of Bern, you will find everything that a swimming enthusiast could ever yearn for: a lake-shaped pool with a diving and children's pool, a restaurant, a children's playground and even a boules pit.
Weyermannshaus open-air pool


Zweisimmen open-air pool

The open-air pool at Zweisimmen is situated in an idyllic location, slightly tucked away in a forest. The pool water is heated by a solar energy installation. One of the highlights is the extra-wide water flume. Other amenities include a diving pool with 3 m and 1 m springboards, a Kneipp facility, a beach volleyball court, a ping-pong table, and a street basketball court.
Zweisimmen open-air pool


Saanen open-air pool

With its water slide, children's pool and diving tower, this pool in Saanen is a paradise for children. The heated swimming pool has a water temperature of 24 degrees meaning that, even on cooler days, bathing fun for the whole family is guaranteed. Relief is also at hand after you have worked up an appetite: the inviting pool restaurant offer various catering options to sate hunger pangs between aqua exertions.
Saanen open-air pool


Wallbach Bad Lenk

A range of leisure facilities, plus breathtaking views of the mountains await you at the Wallbach Bad Lenk: several swimming pools, an outdoor spa pool heated to 34 degrees and a children's pool with a slide. Another highlight for young and old is the water slide which even has lighting and sound effects.
Wallbach Bad Lenk


Gruebi-Bad in Adelboden

This historic Adelboden swimming pool dating from 1931 has been freshly renovated and is now resplendent again in its former glory. The 50 metre swimming pool, the diving tower, the unique music pavilion and the circular children's pool promise Alpine bathing fun for all.
Gruebi-Bad Adelboden (German)


Bödelibad Interlaken

Offering a solar-heated 50 metre swimming pool, two children's pools, a water slide and a 10 m diving tower, the Bödelibad Interlaken guarantees sublime bathing fun and frolics. The pleasant lawned area, complete with volleyball courts and a barbecue area, invites you to linger.
Bödelibad Interlaken


Spiez open-air and lake pool

The Spiez open-air and lake pool offers swimming fun for the whole family with a 50 metre swimming pool, a diving pool with diving tower, a water slide and children's pool. The lakeside lawned area with direct access to the lake and the pool restaurant with views of the lake, the mountains and castle round off the attractions.
Spiez open-air and lake pool


Thun lido

The Thun lido, also called "Strämu", offers its patrons several heated pools, a diving tower, a small children's splash pool plus direct access to the lake. The extensive lawned area, the views of the mountains and the associated restaurant invite you to relax, linger and enjoy.
Thun lido


Wengen open-air pool

Enjoy a dip in the heritage-listed Wengen open-air swimming pool that offers up views of the Jungfrau. A 40x20 metre swimming pool, a children's pool, sunbathing lawns with slackline, a playground, slide and trampoline all await you.
Wengen open-air pool


Lauterbrunnen open-air pool

Splash about and swim in the Lauterbrunnen open-air pool above the village centre. The views across the Lauterbrunnen Valley are priceless. The swimming pool is permanently heated to a temperature of 23 degrees.
Lauterbrunnen open-air pool


Lido of Nidau

The lido of Nidau captivates by virtue of its beautiful location on the shores of Lake Biel. Be it lane swimming in the large swimming pool, a refreshing jump into the turquoise lake or simply having fun on the slide, the outdoor swimming complex offers bathing fun for the whole family.
Lido of Nidau

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