Guided city tours

Le Corbusier

Visit La Chaux-de-Fond
Visit La Chaux-de-Fond. © Guillaume Perret
  • Place

    • La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Recommended Duration

    • 2 h 0

Discover the early years of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (better known as Le Corbusier) in La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Learn all about Le Corbusier's younger years and the heritage bestowed by the architect on his native city: the house where he was born, the secrets of his youth, his first work as a freelance architect, and the exotic Turkish Villa.


  • Prices per person (Scheduled guided tour "Le Corbusier")


    • CHF 12.-
  • Seniors, Students

    • CHF 9.-
  • Children (up to 16 years old)

    • Free
  • Guided tour "Le Corbusier" (for groups)

    Up to 20 persons per guide

    • CHF 185.-
  • Guided tour "Le Corbusier's first villas" (for groups)

    Up to 10 persons per guide (Monday to Thursday)

    • CHF 260.-
  • Up to 10 persons per guide (Friday to Sunday)

    • CHF 210.-
  • Up to 20 persons per guide (Monday to Thursday)

    • CHF 360.-
  • Up to 20 persons per guide (Friday to Sunday)

    • CHF 260.-

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Booking required



Good to know

Good to know
    • Access by public transport guided tour "Le Corbusier" : bus n°301, 303, 311 or 312 (stop Théâtre)
    • Access by public transport guided tour "Le Corbusier's first villas" : bus n° 310 (stop Montbrillant)
    • For individuals: guided tour "Le Corbusier" in July and August on Thursdays at 2 p.m , recommended registration (French and German). Departure: Showroom "Espace de l'urbanisme horloger", Rue Jaquet-Droz 23
    • Guided tours for groups can be booked all year round on request
    • The "Le Corbusier" visit is on foot and by public transport and lasts for 2 hours
    • The visit "Le Corbusier's first villas" is on foot and lasts for 2 hours. Different rates apply outside the regular opening hours of the Maison blanche (Fri-Sun)
    • Languages: English, French, German and Italian
    • From Monday July 6th 2020, the wearing of a mask is compulsory on all publics transports (the visit includes a ride by bus) as well as in the Maison blanche. Each participant is free to bring his/her own mask. Masks are also on sale (CHF 1.-/mask) at the tourist office (Espacité 1) and at the Espace de l'urbanisme horloger (Rue Jaquet-Droz 23) for customers who would like to buy one on the spot.


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