Seegarten Hotel Marina
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Even though we only had one night we had more than 7 hours of daylight to enjoy this idyllic lake side village. Spiez is on the south bank of Lake Thun....a stunning setting. Its mainly a farming area but the most striking feature of the area are the Niederhorn and Bernese Alps
.Mt Niesen towers above the town
Spiez is on lake Thunersee, …
Days Two and Three!
So yesterday we were up early and, being Easter Sunday, obviously had to do an egg hunt! But what I didn't know is that in Switzerland, they REALLY do Easter! So we were hunting in the garden for probably around 100 chocolate eggs and treats! The boys loved it - they couldn't believe how kind the 'Osterhasen' (Easter bunny!) had been and loved the 'Ostereier'! (Easter eggs!)
The boys are very interesting to listen to from ...
This morning I awoke to bright sunny alps and surrounded by the Alps with plans to visit a small village Gimmelwald, as recommended by Rick Steves. Upon further thinking that it wouldn't take a full day, even with the exploration of Lauterbrunne, this Alp trooper decided to go beyond Gimmelwald and up the Schilthorn - the shooting location of James Bond from years ago with breathtaking views of ...
... and in agreement with the locals. The service picked up after the slow start, and it will now be a place I return to. I then headed to the one true "sports bar" in town, the Husi, and sat at the bar and had a beer and watched the replay of the downhill race up the mountain today. Soon I was ready to head back to the room and ready for a day in the mountains!!
Sunday, January 16
Today was mountains and trains and cable cars and ...
... if we wanted to do a ropes course. I wasn't really in the mood, but Ash was keen, so he drove everyone down to Interlaken, and I chilled out in the tent – good times.
The ropes course was really good and quite challenging – so that was good to hear. Annas mum went down and managed to take some photos on our camera, so that is quite cool. Nice that I got to see what they were up to. I didn't ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSeegarten Hotel Marina Spiez
This hotel is a short bus ride from the station. located on the lake edge the views of the lake and surrounding mountains is fantastic. Our room was large, clean and had a balcony with a couple of chairs.
Meals at the hotel are very good. Its close to the old museum. castle.
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