A quick stop in Spiez

On the southern shore of Lake Thun, there is a small town of Spiez situated. The medieval castle, which dominates the village, is one of five that you can admire when you go for a ride around the turquoise Lake Thun.

Unfortunately, we didn´t have much time to visit its landmarks – the medieval castle from 15-16th century surrounded by vineyards. Thus, we could not admire the baroque hall or original frescoes, which are located in the apse and the adjacent crypt of the Romanesque church. *)

On the other hand, we at least walked through the port, which is a mooring of countless species of sailboats, motorboats, and yachts, and also where the cruise liners sail around the lake.

Departing steamer in the backgrounds

Palm trees enhance the impression of a peaceful Riviera.

View from the harbor to the town of Spiez situated on a hill above the lake.

*) Source:

Turistický průvodce Švýcarsko – JOTA, 2011 (přeloženo z Teller, M: “The Rough Guide to Switzerland”, Rough Guide 2010)

 

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