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Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

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We are planning to go to Lake Thun tomorrow, and we need to choose between Niesen and Niederhorn.
1. We are going with two 5 year olds. so which one would be better?.
2. Which one of them has a better view from the top?.

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Old 23.05.2010, 14:21
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

Niesen has better views but there is little to keep two young children occupied for long.

Niederhorn has more organised activities, and other attractions nearby such at Beatus caves.

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St. Beatus and the caves (Beatushöhlen)
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

I'd go to the Niederhorn. Niederhorn with its meadows is much more "childfriendly". If you are up to a walk you can either do the bit Niederhorn to Vorsass or Vorsass to Beatenberg.
Both offer decent views, but I still prefer the Niederhorn. You see both lakes, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

Any other activities recommended in that area?
We will be 2 families, with kids.

Most of the cable cars and other attractions i was looking at are already closed at this time of year
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

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Any other activities recommended in that area?
We will be 2 families, with kids.

Most of the cable cars and other attractions i was looking at are already closed at this time of year
How old are the kids?
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

oh- wide range. from 16 down to 5. we will need to focus with the little ones, i think.
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Re: Lake Thun - Niesen or Niederhorn

try Stockhorn, cable car is open and it is quite easy even with kids, even with snow, there are two lakes you can walk around or maybe you can even rent sled, I am not sure, you have to check, Niederhorn is good for sledging, I did it last year, however for a 5 year old kid maybe too steep sometimes..
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