Marry in a castle with landscaped park in front of Lake Thun

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The perfect elements of a fairytale wedding are all here in this romantic Swiss castle. Magnificent gardens with vibrant flowers in different colors, a spacious park with a covered walkway, magnificent views of the lake, and a historic castle that dates back to the 13th century.

Imagine all these things coming together to create a unique ambiance for your fairytale wedding in Switzerland. Keep reading as we tell you more about the venue's spectacular spaces for a dreamy wedding day.


Dating back to the 13th century, this beautiful castle has been passed on to different families and individuals over the years. It was built in the early 13th century, but its ownership was recorded only in the 14th century under one of the most prominent and important dynasties in European history, the House of Habsburgs. Later, the Scharnachthal dynasty occupied the castle, and more Bernese dynasties followed. It was only in 1801 that the castle became privately owned for more than 100 years. An American lawyer named William Maul Measey then bought the castle and established a foundation named after it in the 1940s. Soon, the historic structure was opened to the public as a museum showcasing Berne's history. It was in the 21st century when the castle was totally transformed to be an ideal fairytale venue for special events when a new building was erected housing the modern restaurant with a terrace opening up to the lake. The Swiss castle now possesses a fusion of historical and


With a location having both modern and historic facilities, you can now enjoy a Swiss destination wedding with an ambiance of the centuries past while enjoying the comfort of contemporary modernities. Marry inside or outside the castle, and you will enjoy the beauty of the serene lake as your wedding backdrop. The garden room is one of the most prominent event spaces in the castle, and it has a beautiful terrace overlooking the glittering lake. It's a perfect spot for a ceremony with the best views while still being protected from any inclement weather. If you're having a small wedding with a simple ceremony with only six or less people in total, you can exchange vows at the lake turret with a historic vibe in a unique setting. While offering lake views, this ceremony space showcases the turret as a prominent and historical castle feature. The summer hall and another event room are the other indoor options for wedding ceremonies, with elegant interiors and sufficient protection from th


Maximize the venue's unique setting by holding your intimate wedding reception at the castle's dining room with its own terrace. This event space is suitable for intimate weddings in an enclosed area with enormous windows overlooking the scenic views.

The restaurant is the castle's modern offering for couples who would love a wedding dinner in a space with the appropriate amenities for a program. The restaurant is an enclosed place with glass walls lending wonderful views of the lake and the castle complex. It's a suitable place for weather-proof wedding receptions whilst still giving you and your guests the opportunity to enjoy the scenic views.

If you think this venue is the place you're looking for for your Swiss destination wedding, feel free to contact us, and we will help you with every aspect of wedding planning.

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Type Castle
Features Lake Panoramic Mountain Views Gardens Park Restaurant Terrace Function Room Chapel
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