Outdoor activities to enjoy the summer in the Neuchâtel region

Unique in Switzerland! 1 night = free visit of the Neuchâtel region: museums, public transports, cruises, chairlift, bike rental!

Relive the Belle Epoque in Neuchâtel and enjoy some unique experiences : scavenger hunt "Les Chenapans" and guided city tours


Museum | 9 surprising gardens to discover in the park of Valangin Castle

Visit | Scheduled guided tour Art nouveau, Le Corbusier, Watchmaking Town Planning (UNESCO)

Festivity, Festival | When the morning skies grow red, and over us their radiance shed ,Thou, O Lord, appeareth in their light...

Natural sites | A true haven of serenity and unspoilt nature just 10 minutes from the town centre.

Guided city tour | Discover the monument of the Counts and Countesses of Neuchâtel in augmented reality.

Art, Exhibition | The playground is infinite and everything can become a sculpture or a piece of art; a bench, a wall, a garage, a reflection....

Hiking | A scenic route boasting plenty of variety and one of the finest views of the Jura ridges.

Restaurants | An original gastronomic offer off the beaten track

Camp Sites | A unique urban camping experience

With the family

Hiking | Educational trail retracing the history of peat farming.

Fun & Adventure | With family, friends or your class, come and discover Neuchâtel in the Belle Epoque.

Fun & Adventure | Scavenger hunt in the watchmakers’ town and its museums .

Fun & Adventure | Nine different trails amidst the trees for adventure seekers from 2 years of age!

Fun & Adventure | 700 metre slide through mountain meadows. Guaranteed excitement.

Hiking | A stroll among a hundred statues sculpted in wood.

Fun & Adventure | Enjoy the great outdoors with this fun and family-friendly form of golf.

Hiking | Trail down the side of the Chaumont, marked with wood sculptures.

Fun & Adventure | No sledge without snow? In La Robella you can go sledging even in Summer thanks to the railway sledge Féeline!

Zoo | A beautiful zoological park in Chaux-de-fonds. Ideal for family outings!

Neuchâtel Festivals

Concerts, Music | A wide range of events to enjoy this summer in the Parc des Crêtets.

Festivity, Festival | New topography for a redesigned edition... The venues are divided into defined areas to guarantee the health safety of everyone.

Concerts, Music | A more intimate version of Festi'Neuch

Concerts, Music | Forty mellifluous appointments around the works of the 20 and 21st century await you at the Grange aux Concerts in Cernier, in the Parc Chasseral and Parc du Doubs.

Concerts, Music | Môtiers welcomes you for the 25th edition of the open air festival

Festivity, Festival | The Festi'Valderuz is the biennial event for lovers of Hip-Hop culture.

Festivity, Festival | A specialized program for a festival on a human scale, all at affordable prices.

Theatre, Cinema, Show | Summer, the other theatre season in La Chaux-de-Fonds

Concerts, Music | 7th edition of the free festival in La Béroche

Concerts, Music | A mini city festival on the banks of Lake Neuchâtel


Discover our tips for the region of Neuchâtel

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Art in the open

Art, Exhibition | Photography festival

Point of interest | An urban art trail to discover the little-known places of Le Locle.

Art, Exhibition | Dialogue avec le paysage. Parcours d'installations artistiques en plein air.

Art, Exhibition | The playground is infinite and everything can become a sculpture or a piece of art; a bench, a wall, a garage, a reflection....

Festivity, Festival | Between water and light effects, lose yourself in this magical moment!

Hiking or cycling

Hiking | La Brévine - Les Verrières

Hiking | Noiraigue - Boudry

Hiking | La Sagne - La Sagne

Hiking | Noiraigue - Noiraigue

Hiking | Les Brenets - Le Saut-du-Doubs

Cycling | Cernier - Cernier

Hiking | Chaumont - Cressier

Cycling | 108 km of lake shore - take your own time!

Hiking | Vue des Alpes - Noiraigue

Hotels offering hiking, mountain biking and wellness packages

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Grand Hôtel les Endroits La Chaux-de-Fonds

Castle life

Cultural Heritage | An iconic architectural ensemble of the city of Neuchâtel.

Museum | Museum, embassy of Neuchâtel vineyards and wine store in the superb Château de Boudry.

Museum | The secrets of time nestled in a magic place: the Château des Monts

Zoo | A beautiful zoological park in Chaux-de-fonds. Ideal for family outings!

Museum | A medieval tower surrounded by ramparts, reminiscent of the lords and ladies of yesteryear.


Natural jewels

Creux du Van, Areuse Gorges, Saut-du-Doubs, Les Taillères Lake. Nature at its best

Creux du Van

City breaks

The Neuchâtel region as seen by its visitors. Share your images with others using #PaysdeNeuchâtel

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Photo au Creux du Van