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Discover "La Chaux-de-Fond / Le Locle, watch making town planning – registered on the UNESCO world heritage list – through 9 videos produced by students of the Applied Arts School in La Chaux-de-Fonds. A new video is presented each week.


Welcome to this UNESCO classified site!

 "Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations."

The watchmaking city of La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle has received recognition from UNESCO for its exceptional universal value. This makes it the tenth Swiss site to be awarded World Heritage status, joining others such as the Old City of Berne, the Rhaetian Railway and the Convent of St-Gall.

These two cities, whose considerable attractions combine in a harmonious blend of urban landscapes and the intricacies of watchmaking, possess myriad hidden treasures for you to discover using the keys available on this site, which will allow you to open the doors to two extraordinary cities.

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UNESCO Destination Switzerland

"La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle : watchmaking town planning" is a member of UNESCO Destination Switzerland 

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