Did you know? Scandinavian relaxation is now close at hand - Switzerland's first sauna raft opened in Erlach at the weekend. For refreshment after sweating, all you need is a dip in the cold Lake Biel.

Biel is the ideal starting point for winter activities in the snowy Jura heights.

It's all about the sausage again! The winegrowers of Lake Biel invite you once again to the traditional Treber sausage meal.


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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Cité du Temps - French for the City of Time - is nestled in the heart of Biel, the world's watchmaking capital.

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Riddles for the whole family

Guided city tour | Can you find the hidden stash?

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.

Hiking | A universe of words and colors.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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