Minotel Bargsunne Hotel Hondrich Aeschistrasse 12, Hondrich, Switzerland

Hotel Description

Hotel Bärgsunne in Spiez/Hondrich is a family run hotel located in a rural area in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. Our guests appreciate the peaceful setting as well as the magnificent view of the mountains. The hotel offers a tennis court on site and a garden to relax. An adjustable room accommodates up to 80 persons either for conferences, business meetings and seminaries or for banquets and family gatherings. Smaller rooms are available for workshops. Enjoy the delicious specialities served in our restaurant and on our terrace. Our chef prepares a creative, seasonal cuisine, made entirely from fresh products. Restaurant Bärgsunne Enjoy the delicious specialities served in our restaurant and on our sun deck. Our Chef prepares a creative, seasonal cuisine, made entirely from fresh products. The Region In Hondrich, you will find that wonderfully peaceful country life so often imagined. Majestic mountains tower over beautiful old rural houses and chalets dating from the 16th to 19th centuries, nestling among sunny meadows which overview deep blue Lake Thun. An enchanting scenery ! Hondrich is located along the Pilgrims' Way "Route of St. Jacques". You will find summer and winter sports facilities close at hand. The ski-lift at Aeschiallmend and the cross-country run can be reached within five minutes. Hondrich is an ideal starting point for many excursions into the entire Bernese Oberland. You will reach Spiez within 5 minutes by car. In Spiez, you will e.g. visit the castle "Goldene Hof am Wendelsee", a beautiful witness of Bernese history in the Lake Thun region. It illustrates very well the changes undergone from the Middle Age era to the use as a patrician home. During Summer, the castle features open-air theatre performances and a classical concert. The "Heimat und Rebbau Museum" on rural living and wine-growing is located in a wonderful, typical rural chalet of the Simmental, built in 1728. The Niesen (2'362 m a.s.l.) raises like a pyramide above Spiez. Locals predict the weather for the day depending on how the clouds drape around its peak. The Niesen can be easily reached by funicular, leaving at Mülenen. The stairway along the railway tracks is sited as the world's longest in the Guiness Book of Records. 11'674 steps lead to the mountain top. The Niesen offers a wonderful view of the Bernese Alps, the Simmen and Frutig valleys as well as Lake Thun. Falling rocks created the mysterious and unreal setting of the Blausee Natural Park about 15'000 years ago. Lake Blausee is famous for its crystal clear mountain water, its trout farm and its children playground which even astonishes grown-ups. Several walking trails lead along the lake, through the woods and a ravine. Take the boat in Spiez which takes you in 20 minutes to the Beatusbucht and visit the St. Beatus Caves. They are Switzerland's first and only underground cave museum. A guided tour will allow you to safely explore the impressive dripstone caves to a depth of 3000 metres on lightened paths. Discover the natural beauties of the close by valleys Kiental and Kandertal. Make an excursion to the Schilthorn also known under the name of Piz Gloria from some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". Ride on Switzerland's only surviving steam-driven cogwheel railway to the Brienzer Rothorn or enjoy the Schynige Platte-Teddyland and its alpine garden. Visit the majestic mountain world of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. Indeed, the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region joined the prestigious list of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage in December 2001. Experience glass craftsmanship at the only Show Glassworks in Switzerland located on the site of the SC Sarner Cristal AG in Uetendorf near Thun. You will follow the complete process from the glowing molten glass to the finished piece of crystal glass. Let yourself be taken back a few centuries into rural lifestyle at the Swiss Open-Air Museum Ballenberg near Brienz. In an idyllic settlement, more than 90 century-old buildings from all over Switzerland, original gardens and fields, native farm animals as well as demonstrations of typical crafts are waiting for your visit. The William Tell Open-Air Theatre in Interlaken and the Interlaken Music Festival are a must for culture lovers.

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