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


Restaurants | An original gastronomic offer off the beaten track

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.

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

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....

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

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

Camp Sites | A unique urban camping experience

With the family

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hiking | Educational trail retracing the history of peat farming.

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.

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

Neuchâtel Festivals

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

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

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

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

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

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

Concerts, Music | Festival de musique

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

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


Discover our tips for the region of Neuchâtel

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Art in the open

Art, Exhibition | Photography festival

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

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

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 | Noiraigue - Noiraigue

Hiking | La Brévine - Les Verrières

Cycling | Cernier - Cernier

Hiking | La Sagne - La Sagne

Hiking | Les Brenets - Le Saut-du-Doubs

Hiking | Noiraigue - Boudry

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

Hiking | Vue des Alpes - Noiraigue

Hiking | Chaumont - Cressier

Hotels offering hiking, mountain biking and wellness packages

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Grand Hôtel les Endroits La Chaux-de-Fonds

Castle life

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

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

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


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