Brienz, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Brienz, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Brienz, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Brienz, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Brienz, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Brienz, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Brienz, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Brienz, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Brienz can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Brienz can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Brienz can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Brienz, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Brienz is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Brienz, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Brienz is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Brienz is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Brienz, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Brienz in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Brienz is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Brienz during November, you are likely to see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet 5-10 days this month. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Brienz is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Woodcarving museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Brienz, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Brienz.

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