Bathing & swimming

Bathing in the Swiss Alps

In Brig, hot thermal springs, outdoor pools and (at higher altitudes) refreshing mountain lakes are waiting for you. Combine your active holiday in the Pennine Alps with a relaxing day of swimming in one of the pools or mountain lakes. The bathing rules must be adhered to at all times Not every lake is suitable for bathing.


The hot springs of Brigerbad were already known to the Romans and a household name back in the Middle Ages. With a water surface of 2,600 m2, Brigerbad is among the largest outdoor thermal spas in Switzerland in the summertime. In Brig, the Geschina outdoor swimming pool is a great place for a day of fun or relaxation. With the diving tower, water slide, children’s pool and large sunbathing lawn to keep you entertained, you certainly won’t get bored. Or if you feel like taking a refreshing dip at 1,800 metres, head to the bathing lake at Rosswald playground.

Swimming pool

If you feel like you haven’t done enough physical activity in the mountains, the following pools in Brig are great for swimming some lengths.


Dive into the heart of the Alps...

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and treat yourself to some quiet time and relaxation at these wellness facilities in Brig. Ourhiking trailsin the heart of the Swiss Alps aren’t the only places where you’ll find serenity – you can also head to the wellness regions and oases of well-being in our area.

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