The well said quote of David Soul is that. “Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others”. The quote is well suited for the Castle Oberhofan located in Oberhofen am Thunersee over the exquisite Lake Thun. The magnificent Castle is today an amazing museum with a breath taking associated garden.
The Castle Oberhofen has a history that dates back to thirteen century. There has been change of owners of the Castle Oberhofen until in the 2009 it became finally an independent foundation. The Castle Oberhofen is a medieval Castle that bridges the past and the present. The government has taken care of the property really well. There have been great additions to the place. The most resent includes the opening of the Restaurant Schloss Oberhofen on the first of April 2014.
The Castle Oberhofen has diversity in its architecture and design. The designing of rooms is a reflection of different passed eras, setting the deep impressions on this magnificent building. The covering eras start from thirteen century till nineteen century. The castle has a summer hall, neo-Gothic dining hall, an exhibit of armour and a lot more. There are several ways of reaching Castle Oberhofen. One interesting way is through boat ride that is a part of several tour packages.
Another refreshing and attracting feature of the Castle Oberhofen is the attached 6 acre park. The garden is not merely a simple garden but one with the traces of history. It was laid out in the year of 1840 and then went through several renovations. The view of the amazing Castle Oberhofen and the garden with the lake in the background is heavenly. The floura of garden includes seasonal plants, coniferous woods, boxwood ornaments and impressive hornbeam alcove.
The Google rating for Castle Oberhofen is 4.3 stars. Most of the people review the castle to be beautiful, amazing and breath taking. The site, lake and views are highly appreciated. The garden adds exceptional beauty to the Castle Oberhofen. The Castle Oberhofen is one of a history gem and must see if in Oberhofen am Thunersee.