1 Hostels in Brienz, Switzerland

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Get to know Brienz (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Brienz. To help you make friends with Brienz before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Brienz lies in the second-largest state of Switzerland, Bern, on the northern shore of the lake of the same name, below the high Brienzer Rothorn mountain. With only around three thousand inhabitants, the village is not exactly large, but it is, however, a quite popular holiday resort.

The main attraction, of course, is the lake, which is believed to be used for transportation centuries before Christ. Regular public boat services were first offered sometime in the early nineteenth century and they are still the best way to experience the lake and to reach various little villages around it. Another amazing way to spend the day is by visiting the Brienzer Rothorn mountain with a special tourist steam railway. The views are absolutely spectacular on a nice sunny day, but the ticket prices are pretty expensive. Other places in the area worth seeing are the beautiful Giessbach Falls, nearby Lake Thun, and an open-air Ballenberg Museum.

All in all, Brienz is a wonderful place to visit. There aren't exactly tons of Brienz hostels to stay in, but what you can find is quite good, if a little bit pricey. And since the village is small, a lot of interesting places are within walking distance -- for others there are fine bus and boat services to transport you around the area. Not only does the region have some fascinating attractions, but it also offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor sports and recreation. This is a place nature lovers definitely shouldn't skip.

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Other Nearby Cities
Iseltwald Iseltwald (7 Km / 5 mi.)
Meiringen Meiringen (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Interlaken Interlaken (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Grindelwald Grindelwald (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Gsteigwiler Gsteigwiler (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Wengen Wengen (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Lauterbrunnen Lauterbrunnen (20 Km / 13 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Brienz

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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