Fancy cooling off a little? Discover our swimming tips for idyllic river and lake pools.
This idyllic mountain lake nestled in a nature reserve invites you to enjoy relaxed and sublime bathing. The perfect destination for nature lovers and romantics alike. Our recommendation: hire a rowboat at the Restaurant Lauenensee to explore the lake from on the water. Lake Lauenen
Leave the frenetic pace of life behind you and discover the tranquillity of the mountains. Water lovers can look forward to a refreshing break on and around the deep blue waters of the Lake Oeschinen at this UNESCO World Heritage site above Kandersteg. In addition to fishing and rowing, this popular mountain lake invites you to cool off on hot summer days. Lake Oeschinen
Brandsee on the Elsigenalp
From mid-summer, the Brandsee on the Elsigenalp invites you to take a dip and cool off. Take the plunge into its refreshing waters at 1800 metres above sea level. Several small fireplaces invite you to barbecue. The path from the top station to the Brandsee is also suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Brandsee (German)
Faulensee lido on Lake Thun
Located directly on deep-blue Lake Thun, the Faulensee lido offers everything that a fan of outdoor pools could possibly wish for: a well-tended sunbathing lawn, changing rooms, a raft and lots of cool water. Faulensee lido
The Burgseeli lido is situated in the middle of a nature reserve near Interlaken and promises bathing fun extraordinaire in this magnificent moor lake. With water temperatures of up to 26 degrees, the bathing season extends from May to September here. Burgseeli lido
Situated directly on Lake Brienz, the small Bönigen lido inspires and thrills swimmers of all ages. On hot summer days, the crystal-clear water of Lake Brienz is a welcome refreshment. The heated swimming pool offers pleasantly warm temperatures. Bönigen lido (German)
Hasliberg swimming lake
At just under 3000 square metres in the size, this swimming lake on the Hasliberg offers swimming enjoyment with a magnificent Alpine panorama. Thanks to sunbathing lawns, wicker beach chairs and a kiosk with bistro, the mountain summer can now be enjoyed fully and for its entirety.
Hasliberg swimming lake
This idyllic beach with shady trees is located directly next to Camping Sutz on Lake Biel. The more athletic-minded visitors can play a beach volleyball game or discover the region from the water on a SUP board. A bistro and barbecue areas are also available. Sutz-Lattrigen lido
Marzili open-air pool in Bern
The popular Marzilibad in the city of Bern lies directly on the banks of the river Aare and looks out at the Federal Parliament Building. A relaxed atmosphere, the beautiful green setting and the refreshing river waters will turn your city visit into a unique experience. Marzili