Culture & museums

The towns and cities of the area boast a rich cultural heritage and countless architectural treasures – some of which can be discovered by means of a guided tour. The rich and diverse cultural scene includes museums, exhibitions, UNESCO World Heritage sites, festivals, and much more.


Discover the pictorial and literary art of Dürrenmatt in a beautiful setting.

A listed historical monument, this museum houses an impressive collection of art.

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

A front door to the Jura and to the history of an entire region.

Swiss Fruits and Distillery Museum

The biggest museum specialised in clock-making in the world: 4,000 exhibits to see!

A mythical descent 23 m underground to discover a unique industrial heritage.

Rich colourful collections taking you on a discovery of... Man!

Discover and visit one of the last absinthe drying shed in the Val-de-Travers.

Printmakinf, photography, installation, painting: exhibitions demultiplying points of view.

A beautiful setting and exceptional displays immersing you in a distant past.

A foundation for the nature heritage of the Jura.

The museum of art and history in Biel/Bienne has quite a mixture, but also captivating.

A short excursion into the heart of Neuchâtel history from the perspective of movement

A journey to the centre of the earth to see how the miners of yesteryear worked.

Tour of the old town of Delémont dedicated to the history of sovereignty of Switzerland’s youngest canton, including a visit to the Musée d’art et d’histoire.

Discover the lovely peninsula of St. Peter's Island in Lake Biel. Visit a late medieval monastery or the remains of prehistoric settlements and Roman buildings.

A city built by and for the watchmaking industry, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Relive the Belle Époque in Neuchâtel during a guided tour and enjoy some unique experiences!

Discover Switzerland's oldest solar power plant.

During this tour you gain insight into urban living, the economy and the combination of city and nature in Biel.

Guided visit of astronomical observatory and solar or wind power plants.

Discover chamois and wild marmots at the Chasseral with a guide.

With a guide, discover the early works of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, the future Le Corbusier.

On this wine hike, you will discover the diversity of Lake Biel wines and learn exciting facts about the wineries during three wine tastings.

Can you unmask the murderer?

This medieval town by the Doubs is a treasure of the Jura just waiting to be discovered.

Explore the magical atmosphere of the historical old town, and discover Biel’s history and the most important places to visit.

The crematorium, stained-glass windows and staircases are to be discovered.


Enjoy the unique experience of a visit of a genuine, world-renowned Swiss watchmaking manufacture.

Explore the world of watchmaking with an expert watchmaker.

Step in the shoes of a watchmaker and discover the fascinating world of Swiss mechanical watchmaking in a unique way!

Build one's own watch with the help of a watchmaker.

Discover the unique watchmaking heritage of the Franches Montagnes.

Build your own watch, a unique experience.

The "Garde Temps" invites you to put yourself in a real watchmaker's shoes.

Cultural heritage

A small architectural gem at the heart of a watchmakers’ village.

Take a scenic walk among sculptures and nature.

Relive the Belle Epoque in Neuchâtel and enjoy some unique experiences: urban escape game, scavenger hunt and guided city tours.

An iconic architectural ensemble of the city of Neuchâtel.

Theaters & Cinemas

Biel Solothurn Theatre and Orchestra (TOBS) is a theatre and orchestra company producing opera, plays and concerts in the cities of Biel and Solothurn.

An Italian-style theatre of national importance.

The cultural hotspot of Neuchâtel offers a rich and varied programme

UNESCO World Heritage

Discover a fascinating world to the rythm of a watch.

Prehistoric pile-dwelling sites featured on UNESCO's World Heritage List.