1- Lake Brienz/Brienzersee
Always on top of my favorites lakes in Switzerland, paddling for the first time on Lake Brienz was quite challenging for me! Lake Brienz is an Alpine Lake, which means cold water temperatures, even in summer. Don’t hesitate to use a life-jacket if you are not a good swimmer.
Location: Canton Bern/ Interlaken
How to get there: by car or train to Station Brienz
What to expect: Blue crystal water Lake
Near to Brienzer Rothorn Mountain
Rent a SUP here: Paddle Trail Lake Brienz – near TCS Camping – Bönigen.
Tel SUP: +41 (0)79 476 01 79
Prices Fr.40.- half day
2- Lake Cauma/ Caumasee
The Lake Cauma is famous as a Swiss Caribean because of the warm temperatures during summer, generally above 23 degrees. Paddling here can be easily made with the family, life-jackets are available and included on the rental price.
Location: Canton Graubünden/ Flims
How to get there: Flims-Dorf walking 15 min
What to expect: Nature Forest and turquoise crystal clear warm water.
Near to Lake Cresta
Rent a SUP here: Info at Pier/Restaurant
Prices 30 Min Fr.8.- 1 hour Fr.15.-
3- Aare River
Boating from Thun to Bern is an absolute Swiss favorite during summer. For paddling on the River Aare, you must have a SUP for River surfing or Whitewater. Don’t forget to bring with you your helm and your action camera. Our tip: for crossing bridges and waterfalls, lay down on our SUP and don’t hang up your Stand Up in a boat.
Location: Canton Bern/ Thun
How to get there: Thun Train station/ Bus
What to expect: Nature Alpine River
Near to Thun Lake.
4- Lake Sempach/ Sempachersee
In Lake Lucerne Region, an excellent option for SUP is the Lake Sempach. Much smaller than the Lake Lucerne itself, the Lake Sempach offers mostly warm and calm crystal water. Traveling with the family, you can choose the Strandbad Sursee. Kids can enjoy the outdoor water playground while mom or dad is exploring the Lake. Stand Up Paddle is available for rent there, Kayak or Pedalo is available just a few meters, direct on the Lake.
Location: Canton Lucerne/ Sursee
How to get there: Sursee Train station/car
What to expect: Crystal clean water and view of the Alps
Near to Lucerne
Rent a SUP here: Strandbad Sursee
5- Lake Lucerne
Another experience to enjoy the beauty of Lucerne city is exploring from the Lake. For a family program, choose the Lido, with a public poll, a huge outdoor playground, a restaurant, and a lake beach. Fantastic view to Mount Pilatus, Bürgerstock, and Mount Rigi!
Location: Lucerne/ Museum of Transport
How to get there: Verkershaus Train station/car
What to expect: City, Lake, and Mountains!
Near to City Centre
Rent a SUP here:
Strandbad Lido AG Luzern
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