Cultural Heritage

Rousseau and St.Peter’s Island

Rousseau's room
Rousseau's room
  • Place

    • Biel/Bienne
    Ort

His impassioned descriptions attracted sincere admirers to St. Peter’s Island.

St. Peter's Island became famous thanks to the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. During his exile in Switzerland, Jean-Jacques Rousseau stayed on the island for an extended period of time. Today, Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s room can be visited at St. Peter’s Island hotel and restaurant. The curious visitor will find objects from that era and explanatory notes.

Good to know

Good to know
    • Opening times from March to October: daily
    • Free entry
    • Discover St. Peter’s Island on a guided tour organised by Tourism Biel Seeland

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • No parking available
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Suitable for families
  • Activities

    • On-site catering
    • Guided tours
    • Exhibition / explanations
  • Services

    • Suitable for groups
    • WC
    • Wifi

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Guided tour - J.-J. Rousseau
Guided tour - J.-J. Rousseau. © Fotograf Rolf Neeser
St-Peter's Island
St-Peter's Island. © Tourismus Biel Seeland

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