Discover the most beautiful lake hotels
Summer, sun, water. What more do you need to be happy? And where better to find this happiness than on one of our clear Swiss lakes?
We have put together for you our five best Hotelcard partner hotels with lake locations. Just sit on the lakeside terrace and gaze at the sun glistening in the water or cool off with a dip in the fresh water on a hot day - that's pure relaxation. And if that's not enough, we have put together a few more exciting excursion tips to suit every hotel.
The best way to round off the day is to enjoy a fine meal or aperitif with a view of the lake, while the sunset bathes the landscape in a warm light. A guaranteed holiday atmosphere!
Hôtel Beaulac in Neuchâtel on Lake Neuchâtel The Hôtel Beaulac is a well-kept, modern hotel with top views of the port, Lake Neuchâtel and the mountains. Highlight is the rooftop bar "Waves" on the seventh floor of the house. With a chilled drink and a magnificent panoramic view, you can truly feel like you're in seventh heaven.
High up and an entertaining hunt through the city
A paradise for hikers, families and people with a vision can be found on the Chaumont, above Neuchâtel. From the top of the Chaumont and the panoramic tower, there is an enchanting view over the city, the Three-Lakes Region, the Midlands and the Alps.
© Guillaume Perret
How about a scavenger hunt through Neuchâtel? In the historical centre, the treasure hunt "Les Chenapans" will uncover hidden frescoes. Tricky riddles, extraordinary discoveries and other surprises await the participants on this special tour of the city.
Seehotel Kastanienbaum on the Horw peninsula
A spectacular view of Lake Lucerne, modern rooms, upscale cuisine and lots of holiday atmosphere. This is what the Seehotel Kastanienbaum on the Horwer peninsula promises. The ideal hotel for a break from everyday life and relaxing holidays!
Comfortable with the bike and sweating on the boat
A leisurely cycle tour around the Horw peninsula enchants with sensational views of the Mountain Pilatus, Stanserhorn and Bürgenstock.
© Luzern Tourismus / Layla Bosco
You will start sweating on the Sauna Boat, whose home port is located directly at the Seehotel Kastanienbaum. The Sauna Boat is an original alternative to sunbathing if the summer should take a short break.
© Luzern Tourismus / Layla Bosco
See- and Parkhotel Feldbach in Steckborn at the Untersee The See- und Parkhotel Feldbach is located in Steckborn on the shore of the Untersee. The main building is located in a former nunnery. In addition to modern, well-kept rooms, the hotel also has a lot to offer for the spoiled palate. On the large terrace directly on the lake you can dine and enjoy yourself in a princely atmosphere.
Discoveries for castle spirits and sailors
The Arenenberg Palace with its splendidly blooming gardens and the Napoleon Museum is an imperial setting.
© Helmut Scham
With the shipping company Untersee und Rhein, the journey starts at the port of Steckborn in the direction of Schaffhausen. A stopover in the medieval town of Stein am Rhein with its impressive half-timbered houses and facade paintings is not to be missed!
© Reto Schlatter
Hotel Gerbi in Weggis on Lake Lucerne Fresh lake air, charming, modern hotel rooms and a spacious wellness area with a view of Lake Lucerne and the mountains of Central Switzerland. There are three restaurants to choose from for culinary highlights with a view. The Hotel Gerbi in Weggis leaves nothing to be desired!
High up with our hiking tip
The trip with the Rigibahn from Vitznau is an absolute must. Groaning, the rack railwaywinds its way up the mountain. The views are stunning. The fragrant herb garden of the Regina Montium gourmet restaurant awaits you on Staffelhöhe. On foot it goes downhill between flower meadows. Past Kaltbad with its modern mineral bath, designed by star architect Mario Botta, the route continues towards Felsentor, where hikers can find refreshment and refreshment. The path to Weggis then continues downhill.
© Ellen Gromann
Hotel Seemöwe in Güttingen on Lake Constance
Pleasure and well-being with a fantastic location on a hill, very close to Lake Constance, that is what guests of the Hotel Seemöwe in Güttingen find. Although the hotel is not directly on the lake, the bathing beach and boat landing stage are only a few minutes' walk away. The upscale cuisine and the modern, bright rooms are a particular delight for guests here.
Refreshing and exciting discoveries in Thurgau
In the Apple Canton, a lot revolves around the sweet fruit. There are three different routes to choose from on the Altnauer Apfelweg. Whether you choose Lisi, Emma or Fredi, here you can learn a lot of interesting facts about apples in lovely surroundings.
Powerful engines and delicate flower dreams show a part of the exciting industrial history of Thurgau in the Saurer Museum in Arbon. A great discovery, which not only inspires young and old engine fans.
© Ellen Gromann
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