Guided city tour

Le Corbusier's first villas

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

  • Recommended Duration
    • 2 h 30

With a guide, discover the early works of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, the future Le Corbusier.

Join a guided tour dedicated entirely to the visionary architect Le Corbusier, who was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Your guide will take you on a captivating journey through the city's chequered streets, where the emblematic buildings designed by the young Le Corbusier stand proudly. In particular, you'll visit the Maison blanche and the Villa Fallet, representative of the architect's early talent for modern aesthetics.

  • Prices per person (Scheduled guided tour)
    • CHF 21.-
  • Seniors, Students
    • CHF 18.-
  • Children (up to 16 years old)
    • Free
  • Prices for groups (per guide)
    Up to 10 persons per guide (Monday to Thursday)
    • CHF 305.-
  • Up to 10 persons per guide (Friday to Sunday)
    • CHF 255.-
  • Up to 20 persons per guide (Monday to Thursday)
    • CHF 405.-
  • Up to 20 persons per guide (Friday to Sunday)
    • CHF 305.-
Good to know
Good to know
    • Access by public transport: bus n° 304, 310 or 352 (stop Bois Pt Château)
    • For individuals: guided tour in July and August on Fridays at 2 p.m , recommended registration (French and German)
    • Departure: Kiosque du Bois du P'tit, Replat du Dahu 4
    • Guided tours for groups can be booked all year round on request
    • Languages: English, French, German and Italian
    • Different rates apply outside the regular opening hours of the Maison blanche (Fri-Sun)
On site
On site
  • Accessibility
    • Booking required
  • Services
    • Suitable for groups
Le Corbusier's first villas
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From CHF 21.- Offer, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Urban visits | Take advantage of the summer to learn about Le Corbusier's first villas in his home town, La Chaux-de-Fonds.


Excursions, guided tours, animation | Follow in the footsteps of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, on a guided walking tour for individuals.

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Maison blanche

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