Ballenberg Private Tour

Come with us on a fascinating journey into the past and experience a traditional Switzerland you have never seen before.

At the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum, you will gain insight on how the rural population of Switzerland used to live and work. You’ll have the opportunity to look over the shoulders of handicraft workers as they traditionally practice their craft. On the way through the museum, marvel at cultivated flower and vegetable gardens and observe cows, goats and pigs as they graze. Our train ride to the museum offers stunning views of the turquoise Lake Brienz, which is surrounded by high mountains and breathtaking scenery. Spend your day learning about local history and hearing exciting stories from your personal guide about Switzerland and our beautiful Bernese Oberland region.

Trip Details

  • Meet your guide at Interlaken Ost train station
  • Take a stunning 30-minutes train ride along the beautiful and blue lake of Brienz while learning interesting facts and stories about the region
  • Take the bus and drive through Brienz to the entrance of Ballenberg
  • Arrival at the Ballenberg at 10 am Guided tour through the Open-Air Museum Ballenberg with stories about the Swiss traditional houses and handicrafts
  • Enjoy a stroll through the museum and watch the farm animals grazing on the green meadows and have some lunch at the restaurant or the Pic-Nic area with a petting zoo
  • Take the bus down to Brienz and then enjoy a calm and cozy train ride back to Interlaken Ost while learning about the daily life in Switzerland by your local guide

What’s included

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  • Professional guide
  • Rain poncho (if required)
  • Tickets at an extra cost


PRICE: CHF 440 for up to 5 participants – CHF 10 per additional person



  • Full Fare: CHF 43.20
  • Half Fare Card: CHF 30.60
  • Regional Pass Region Bernese Oberland: CHF 18
  • Child (under 16 years): CHF 21.60
  • Swiss Travel Pass: CHF 0

Good to know

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  • Private tour guide
  • Learn about the rural population of Switzerland and see how the workers do their handicraft in a traditional way
  • Hear stories and legends about the Bernese Oberland from your guide
  • The price of the tour can be shared between the participants
  • Prices do not include any tickets
  • Tickets can be arranged on request Includes free time for strolling around, lunch and shopping


  • WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable walking shoes, money for souvenirs and lunch, camera
  • MEETING POINTS: Train station Interlaken Ost or hotel on request

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