Destination guide

Travel to beautiful Brienz

Enjoy the history and other features of Brienz. Well-liked for its waterfalls, lake and hiking, this city is both scenic and walkable. Eiger and Trummelbach Falls are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Brienz a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brienz

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Brienz

Fly into Bern (BRN-Belp), the closest airport, located 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from the city center. 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 around Brienz?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 533 vacation rentals near Brienz. From 444 Condos/Apartments to 42 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brienz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brienz:

  • Central Interlaken: 55 vacation rentals
  • Hasliberg Reuti: 17 vacation rentals
  • Littau: 17 vacation rentals
  • Martisberg: 146 vacation rentals
  • Oberwald: 32 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Brienz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Brienz. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum: 1,159 vacation rentals
  • Brienz Church: 1,141 vacation rentals
  • Brienz Station: 1,144 vacation rentals
  • Giessbach Falls: 1,132 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 532 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Brienz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 444 Condos/Apartments in Brienz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brienz include:

  • Houses: 42 rentals available
  • Chalets: 36 rentals available
  • Studios: 445 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brienz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Brienz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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