Guided city tours

Guided tour of Biel's old town

Biel's old town
Biel's old town. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber
  • Place

    • Biel/Bienne
    Ort
  • Recommended Duration

    • 1 h
    Dauer

Explore the magical atmosphere of the his torical old town, and discover Biel’s history and the most important places to visit.

The old town is the jewel of Biel/Bienne. This was where the Romans worshipped the God "Belenus" for many centuries. Incidentally, Biel/Bienne owes its name to this Roman deity. The Ring is the oldest square in our town, as you walk around here you will discover a magnificent, magical, romantic and peaceful place. Follow one of our town guides and you will embark upon a journey through time to learn about the history and tales of the town.

Opening hours

Opening hours

    Good to know

    Good to know
      • Guided public tours 2019 : 13.4., 18.5., 15.6., 6.7., 17.8., 14.9.: 2.30 pm
      • Group: max. 25 per group
      • Languages: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish
      • Bookings: all year round, at the tourist office
      • Meeting point: Bäsetöri (Jakob-Rosius-Strasse 16, 2502 Biel/Bienne)
      • The city of Biel was awarded the Wakker Prize in 2004. The Wakker Prize is awarded by the Swiss Heritage Society to a political community in Switzerland for exemplary townscape protection.

    Prices

    Prices
    • Prices public guided tours

      Single price

      • CHF 10.-
    • Prices for groups

      Groups up to 25 persons

      • CHF 120.-

    On site

    On site
    • Accessibility

      • Custom hours on request
      • Accessible by public transport
    • Activities

      • Guided tours
    • Services

      • Suitable for groups
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    Biel's old town
    Biel's old town. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber

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