Destination guide

Travel to scenic Brienz

Enjoy the history and other features of Brienz. Revered for its waterfalls, lake and hiking, this city is both scenic and walkable. Eiger and Trummelbach Falls are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Brienz

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Brienz a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brienzer Rothorn Gondola (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rossweid Gondola (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Meiringen-Hasliberg Cable Car (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • First Cable Car (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Wasserwendi-Lischen-Käserstatt Cable Car (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Grindelwald Grund Gondola (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Brienz

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Brienz is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Eiger (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Trummelbach Falls (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Jungfraujoch (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Giessbach Falls (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lake Brienz (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Brienz

Fly into Bern (BRN-Belp), the closest airport, located 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Zurich (ZRH), which is 55.5 mi (89.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Brienz Station.

Where to stay near Brienz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 551 holiday rentals near Brienz. From 462 Condos/Apartments to 42 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brienz for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brienz?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brienz:

  • Hasliberg Reuti: 16 holiday homes
  • Central Interlaken: 62 holiday homes
  • Littau: 17 holiday homes
  • Sörenberg: 15 holiday homes
  • Martisberg: 89 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brienz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Brienz. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brienz Church: 1,095 holiday rentals
  • Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum: 1,179 holiday rentals
  • Sessellift: 1,145 holiday rentals
  • Brienz Station: 1,185 holiday rentals
  • Rothorn Bahn: 1,185 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brienz listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Brienz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 462 Condos/Apartments in Brienz. Our other popular types of Brienz holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 42 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 35 holiday houses
  • Studios: 463 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brienz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Brienz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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