Guided city tour

Guided tour of Biel's old town

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

  • Recommended Duration
    • 1 h 0

Explore the magical atmosphere of the historical 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.

  • Prices public guided tours
    Single price
    • CHF 15.-
  • Prices for groups
    Groups up to 25 persons
    • CHF 130.-
Good to know
Good to know
    • Guided public tours 2024: 16.03, 13.04, 27.04, 11.05, 25.05, 08.06, 22.06, 13.07, 27.07, 10.8, 24.08, 21.09, 28.09, 19.10
    • Group: max. 25 per group
    • Languages: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish
    • Request for groups: 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.
On site
On site
  • Accessibility
    • Custom hours on request
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Booking required
  • Activities
    • Guided tours
  • Services
    • Suitable for groups
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Urban visits | With its little alleyways, pretty façades and dignified guild houses, Biel’s old town is the gem of the city. Set out on a journey of discovery into its fascinating past.