Famous for its charming alleys, beautiful facades and venerable corporate houses, the old town is a privileged place in the heart of the city of Biel.

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Event highlights in December

Gastronomy, Tastings | Käsefondue in geselliger Runde.

Excursions, guided tours, animation | Engel aus Wurzel- oder Schwemmholz

Tradition, Market, Craft | The biggest Christmas market of the region charms visitors with its cozy atmosphere and its generous offer of different arts and crafts.

Gastronomy, Tastings | Raclette und Winter gehören zusammen. Auf dem Schiff schmeckt ein Raclette besonders gut. Ein gemischter...

Theatre, Cinema, Show | First Friday La vieille ville de Bienne s’offre à vous tous les 1ers vendredis du mois de la plus...

Theatre, Cinema, Show | Une chef d’œuvre de ballet classique et une prestigieuse troupe de St. Pétersbourg créant une atmosphère...


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Paradice Biel

Riddles for the whole family

Guided city tour | Can you find the hidden stash?

Hiking | A universe of words and colors.

Fun & Adventure | Attention, families! Moritz the squirrel and his friend Charlotte the dipper will take you on an exciting journey of discovery through the Pigeon Hole Gorge.

Fun & Adventure | A great family outing from Biel/Bienne.

Winter Activity | The route leads through the forests of Magglingen to the Hohmatt mountain inn.


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Choc'o'Clock invites you to explore the fascinating worlds of watches and chocolate.

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Culinary delights

Regional products | Enjoyed in winter, the Treber sausage is regarded as one of the specialties of Lake Biel.

Combined offer | In the heart of Biel’s old town: discover local products.

Guided tour | Discover the diversity of the wines grown around lake Biel.

Wines | Individuals, couples and groups have the possibility to taste, compare and discuss the regional wines and to pick out their favourites in a welcoming atmosphere.

Guided city tour | This historical gem has been converted into a production site for delicatessen foods.

Regional products | Chocolate specialities ranging from truffles and pralines to chocolate bars and from Seeland candies to the hugely successful chocolate cobblestones.