Give yourself the time to discover the hilly landscapes of the Jura massif and the natural beauty of the lakes of Neuchâtel, Biel and Morat. Our region offers a multitude of possibilities not only for sports enthusiasts, but also for gourmets, lovers of the great outdoors and those keen to learn more about the region’s heritage
With its rich cultural past and architectural heritage, Neuchâtel can be proud of her thousandth year of existence! Over the centuries, its inhabitants have learned to value its buildings and its location, for many years a magnet for visitors. Let discover that the "beautiful old lady" is absolutely wrinkle free.
From the rolling mountains and the banks of one of the three lakes that make up our beautiful region to the peaks of the Jura Mountains, discover the area's flourishing, enchanting nature. Explore peerless natural sites and discover traditions that are still very much alive today.
The university town of Neuchâtel lies on the north bank of the lake of the same name. The medieval town centre with its castle and 12th century collegiate church give this city a special charm. Its cultural life is vibrant, original and varied. Festivals and events follow the seasons: Festineuch, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF), Buskers Festival, Grape-Harvest Festival, International Week of the Puppet, etc. Neuchâtel also has many museums, multiplex cinemas, art galleries, several hot spots for music and dancing, libraries and two theatres, to mention but a few examples.
The city and canton of Neuchâtel are the ideal starting point for a voyage of discovery into the beautiful countryside of the Jura Arc and its culinary specialities and traditions (absinthe, Saint-Martin, etc). They offer a multitude of activities that can be enjoyed by families, couples or among friends: excursions on foot or on horseback, by bike or by boat, waterskiing in summer or cross-country and downhill skiing in winter, tourist visits and also via ferrata and woodland excursions for young and old.