Get inspire and discover the many activities to enjoy with family, friends or groups around Lake Biel.

It's the long-awaited season of Wine Festivals. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of the vintage villages, discover new flavors during tastings, indulge in a variety of culinary stands, and vibrate to the rhythm of the enchanting entertainment and parades.

Whether in the middle of nature or in the centre of Switzerland's largest bilingual city, find the ideal accommodation for your stay.


Sport & Leisure

Autumn hikes

Autumn is a great season for hiking! The Lake Biel region offers magnificent trails to enjoy nature and its vibrant colors. Hiking on Jolimont is a must-do. This route starts in Ins, passes through remarkably beautiful fields to Tschugg, and then leads to the summit of the "beautiful mountain". The highlight of this excursion is undoubtedly the enchanting view of the medieval town of Cerlier and St. Peter's Island, set amid the sparkling green of Lake Biel.

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The guided scooter ride from Prêles to Ligerz is a fun way to discover the Lake Biel region. The excursion begins with a ride on the 'Vinifuni' funicular, offering breathtaking views of the Alps, Lake Biel, and St. Peter's Island. Informative stops, regional anecdotes, and a visit to the church of Ligerz enrich this excursion. Finish the tour with a glass of local wine at the Kreuz & See Bistro on the shores of Lake Biel.

Discovering Biel

Guided tour of the old town of Biel organized exclusively on First Friday.

From CHF 20.- Urban visits, Bienne

With its rich contrasts, this city tour takes you to the headquarters of the Swatch and Omega brands, Schüssinsel Park and the Terrain Gurzelen.

From CHF 15.- Urban visits, Bienne

With its little alleyways, pretty façades and dignified guild houses, Biel’s old town is the gem of the city. Set out on a journey of discovery into its fascinating past.

From CHF 25.- Urban visits, Bienne

Discover the lesser-known side of Biel/Bienne's architecture. This tour takes you on an exploration of modernity (Bauhaus).

From CHF 25.- Urban visits, Bienne

Equipped with a handbook, you can discover the character and craftsmanship of the city of Biel/Bienne for yourself at your own pace.


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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