Barbecue Areas

Riedli Gunten

An idyllic barbecue area near the forest and the Gunten stream. A covered and an open grill area with tables and benches for ca. 35 people, a toilet, water trough, electricity (extra cost) enough room to play ball, table tennis and a small children’s playground are all available.

How to get there
The barbecue area can be reached easily from the bus or ship stop in Gunten or with a car. Parking spaces are available 50 metres from the barbecue area on the Schönbergstrasse.

Price
from CHF 35.00 to CHF 110.00

Reservation
Sigriswil Tourismus, Info-Center Gunten
Seestrasse 81
3654 Gunten
Tel. +41 33 251 11 46
gunten@thunersee.ch 

Rütacher Aeschlen

The barbecue area is situated directly on a hiking trail between Oberhofen and Sigriswil in Erizbühl. The grill, tables and benches are under a roof and can hold up to 25 people. A beautiful wooden trough provides drinking water and a simple toilet is also available.

How to get there
The barbecue area can be reached from the bus stop Erliboden or with a car, from Thun to Aeschlen and then along Erizbühlweg. There are two parking lots near the barbecue area. Other cars must park at the school house in Aeschlen.

Price
CHF 3.00 per person

Reservation
Sigriswil Tourismus, Info-Center Gunten
Seestrasse 81
3654 Gunten
Tel. +41 33 251 11 46
guntentest@thunersee.ch 

 

Stampf Schwanden

A large barbecue area is located in Schwanden above Sigriswil.  It is situated in a very quiet area.  There are three large grills and a smaller one.  The area can accommodate up to 50 people.  A covered area can hold approximately 25 to 30 people. For people who want to barbecue without a reservation, wood is available in a special machine. For 5 CHF you will receive matches, coals and wood.

How to get there
Take the bus to Schwanden Säge and then walk for aboout 15 minutes up the hill. If you take your car you can park at Schwanden Säge and then walk up.

Reservation
Sigriswil Tourismus
Info-Center Gunten
Seestrasse 81
3654 Gunten
Tel. +41 33 251 11 46

Price

Opeten Merligen

This barbecue area is located in Merligen near the edge of the forest and offers a unique view over the lake and to the mountains. The covered area can accommodate up to 80 people, about 40 places of them are covered. There are two grills (wood is available), a fountain (potable water) and a toilet.

How to get there
Coming from Thun you follow after the town sign for Merligen about 1 km. At Restaurant Kreuz you turn left into Stockhornstrasse. Coming from Interlaken after the town sign for Merligen you follow the street about 1 km, at Restaurant Kreuz you turn right into Stockhornstrasse.
You follow up the mountain as far as you can see a big tree (poplar) on your right side and a fountain. You follow another 30 m. There you turn right in direction to the forest, follow the sign.
About 5 min. walk and you will see the barbecue area. There is no car park.

Reservation
Merligen Tourismus
Seestrasse 294
3658 Merligen
Tel. +41 33 251 11 42 
merligentest@thunersee.ch

Price