Spring holidays

Welcome to the Lake Murten and Estavayer-le-Lac region! Discover its flower-filled landscapes, its bike rides along the banks and its spring markets. Between lakes and old towns, enjoy a perfect mix of outdoor activities and cultural discoveries. Come and experience spring in an enchanting setting!

Activities and events around Murten
Gastronomy, Tastings, Vully

Every year during weekend, all wine cellars in the Vully open their doors to the visitors.

Manifestations, Lac de Morat

For one Sunday in spring, cyclists, walkers and rollerbladers can set off on a 33 km car-free circuit around Lake Morat.

This itinerary lets visitors discover the historical site of Murten and the charming wine-growing villages of the Vully. Murten/Morat - Mont Vully - Murten/Morat

Gastronomy, Tastings, Kerzers

Auch dieses Jahr findet das beliebte Spargelfest in Silberbrünnen Kerzers statt.

Cruises, Murten

In 1 hour and 15 minutes around Lake Murten! Discover the region from the deck and enjoy the view to Mont Vully, the vineyards, Murten and Avenches..

On Saturday 29 June 2024, explore the Route gourmande du Vully, a unique gourmet walk through the heart of the vineyards, ideal for wine and food lovers!

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From CHF 37.- Food & Drinks, Murten

Embark on a gourmet cruise on Lake Murten on board a boat of the shipping company. On the menu: Neuchâtel traditional sausage or perch fillets and beautiful scenery!

From CHF 55.- Food & Drinks, Morat

Book your tickets for a gourmet tour around Lake Murten! From the medieval city of Murten to the vineyards of Vully, you will taste delicious local culinary specialties.

From CHF 150.- Urban visits, Morat

On this combined gourmet walk and guided tour, you are invited to discover the old town of Murten, its rich historical heritage and its culinary specialities.

From CHF 25.- Sport & Leisure, Morat

Goodness gracious! Someone has stolen the Seeland vegetable growers’ veg seedlings. The whole family can help to find them – on foot, by bike or scooter.

From CHF 70.- Food & Drinks, Morat

Culinary walk through the Vully wineyards.

From CHF 15.- Culture & Museums, Morat

Discover Murten under expert guidance and immerse yourself in the exciting history of our "Stedtli" Find...

From CHF 22.- Culture & Museums, Morat

A theatrical and bilingual promenade through the old town of Murten. This Tour is bilingual German and...

True capital of water sports and mainly wakeboarding, Estavayer-le-Lac is also an exceptional medieval village.

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Activities and events around Estavayer
Events, Estavayer-le-Lac

Come and have fun to solve the Easter Bunny's enigma. Discover the Old Town of Estavayer-le-Lac.

Excursions, guided tours, animation, Portalban

In the heart of the Grande Cariçaie nature reserve, the guided tour allows you to discover the flora, the green tree frogs and the ringing toads.

Events, Estavayer-le-Lac

The Farm moves to the town of Estavayer-le-Lac! Come and recharge your batteries to celebrate the return of fine days. A weekend of discoveries associated with the agricultural world and nature in the medieval town.

Tradition, Market, Craft, Morat

What would Murten be without its traditional May market?

Festivity, Festival, Estavayer-le-Lac

For a weekend, the medieval town of Estavayer-le-Lac becomes the largest open-air playground! An entire weekend devoted to fun and discovery awaits players from 3 to 13 years old.

Festivity, Festival, Payerne

The Red Pigs Festival – or the art of extending the Festival of Music with a choice of artists as bold as they are punchy.



Every year in May, the spring market takes over the Place du Marché in Payerne. Many craft products are presented on about sixty stands.

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Zoo, Kerzers

Experience the enchanting world of butterflies and nature at Papiliorama Kerzers. Perfect family outing. Unforgettable moments.

Water activity, Estavayer-le-Lac

Hair in the wind, admiring the wild shoreline, board sports devotees will discover several spots on the southern side of Lake Neuchâtel.

Tourist Transport, Murten

Discover the city of Murten in a comfortable way. Hop on board and enjoy our marvellous region.

Natural sites, Cudrefin

La Sauge, an open window on the nature. The natural reserves on the North-East end of the Neuchâtel Lake are a sanctuary for the unique wildlife of Switzerland.

Cruises, Murten

In 1 hour and 15 minutes around Lake Murten! Discover the region from the deck and enjoy the view to Mont Vully, the vineyards, Murten and Avenches..

Cultural Heritage, Morat

Visit the town of Murten in a special way! Thanks to the Secret Tour of Murten, you and your family can discover confidential places full of magic.

Guided city tour, Morat

Discover our old town’s charm and dive into its surprising history while accompanied by one of our guides.

From Avenches, now a medieval village but once one of the ancient world’s cities, and on to Romainmôtier

Guided city tour, Estavayer-le-Lac

In the heart of the medieval city of Estavayer-le-Lac, the ArtiChoke urban art itinerary is based on 24 artworks by artists from very different worlds but resolutely oriented towards modern and contemporary art.

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