Tourist Transport

2-lakes-cruise: Murten - Neuchâtel

Boat LNM
Boat LNM. © Olivier Rapin
  • Place
    • Neuchâtel

  • Recommended Duration
    • 30 Minutes

Enjoy the approximately 1.5-hour boat trip from Murten to Neuchâtel. From the historic town of Zähringen, along the vineyards of the Vully and through the Broye Canal, you will reach the final port.

The start of this cruise is always in Murten. From there the journey continues towards the opposite shore of the lake to Môtier, Praz and Sugiez. Afterwards, the cruise will navigate through the Broye Canal and make a short stop at the Camping des Trois Lacs and La Sauge . Did you know that the canal forms the border between the canton of Bern and the canton of Fribourg? Shortly afterwards, the journey passes the BirdLife nature centre "La Sauge". Which birds can you discover from the ship? Last but not least, the ship docks in St-Blaise and Hauterive before heading for the port of Neuchâtel. Depending on the time of day, you can return to Murten by the same route. Murten is also easily accessible from Neuchâtel by public transport.

Good to know
Good to know
    • Transitional timetable from June 6th to July 3rd 2020.
    • Resumption of the normal timetable from July 4th to October 25th 2020, except for the steamship which will circulate with a modified timetable.
    • In the heart of Switzerland, the Schifffahrtsgesellschaft AG of the lakes of Neuchâtel and Murten has conveyed the spirit of the Three Lakes region since 1872. The fleet comprises ten ships that transport 300,000 passengers annually. Corinne Stauffer is the first female skipper of the Romandie, navigating since 2018 through the waters of the Three lakes region.
    • The shipping company of the lakes Neuchâtel and Murten leads the regular service on the Three Lakes, organizes numerous events and offers various extra trips.
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Food & Drinks | Embark on a gourmet cruise on Lake Murten on board a boat of the shipping company. On the menu: Neuchâtel traditional sausage or perch fillets and beautiful scenery!