GAIA 2024

Oberhofen Klösterli

The Klösterli Oberhofen is one of the most important historical buildings in the municipality of Oberhofen. The concert hall is located on the first floor. The hall with stage and gallery is suitable for concerts and can seat 230 people. The Klösterli is the festival’s centre: rehearsals and special events take place here.

Klösterliweg 9
3653 Oberhofen am Thunersee


Oberhofen Castle

The romantic castle complex from the 12th century is located directly on Lake Thun and its castle park is one of the most magnificent gardens in the Alpine region. The castle has several rooms in which concerts can be held. The garden hall has a capacity of 90 people.

Schloss 1
3653 Oberhofen


Hilterfingen Church

Hilterfingen church stands out due to its magnificent location on the southern slope above Lake Thun. It is beautiful and simply designed, has good acoustics and is ideal for concerts. The church has a capacity of 400–450 people.

Kirche St. Martin (Hilterfingen)
Schoren 42
3653 Oberhofen


The Town Church Thun

The striking medieval tower and the spacious baroque nave characterise the appearance of the Town Church from near and far and indicates a strong church presence in the city. The church offers space for approximately 450 people.

Schlossberg 14
3600 Thun


Scherzligen Church

Situated on the banks of the Aare, Scherzligen Church was first mentioned in a document in the year 762. The low Romanesque nave, with its narrow and high round-arched windows, was built in the 11th or 12th century. The church, with its unique atmosphere and beautiful acoustics, can seat 140 people.

Kirche Scherzligen
3600 Thun


Yehudi Menuhin Forum, Berne

The name of the cosmopolitan, Yehudi Menuhin, is traditionally strongly associated with the canton and city of Berne. The neo-classical building erected in 1926, which houses the Yehudi Menuhin Forum, has excellent acoustics, and offers space for about 470 people.

Yehudi Menuhin Forum
Helvetiaplatz 6
3005 Bern