Immerse yourself in the history of a rich tousand years old city.
Millennial city made of yellow stone
Neuchâtel is primarily a castle and a collegiate church proudly towering on top of a hill. It is also a network of alleys bordered by elegant buildings made of Hauterive stone, the yellow limestone that lights up and brightens the whole city. It invites you to go on a long stroll through the largest pedestrian zone found in all of Switzerland!
At the lakeshore
There’s no way you can visit Neuchâtel without spending some time at the lake. Whether you take a walk along the crystal-clear waters on the Quai Ostervald, or you hop aboard the , you will be able to enjoy a lovely view of the Alps in the background. At Les Jeunes-Rives you can engage in water sports and go for a swim, or visit the harbour with its lively cafés and restaurants, teeming with activity in summer.
Attractive cultural offers
From archaeology to Friedrich Dürrenmatt, to the Jaquet-Droz automata, ethnography and original nature exhibitions, the five museums of the city will impress you with their diversity. (an open-air music festival), (a fantasy film festival), the (a festival of street musicians) – and the traditional winegrowers’ festival animate the city centre in turn during summer.
Neuchâtel in the Belle Epoque
Whether in a group, with your family or alone, a tours of "Neuchâtel in the Belle Epoque" will take you back to the resolutely optimistic spirit of the early 20th century. Playful, interactive, and educational at the same time, this visit makes for some very special experiences!
Relive the Belle Époque in Neuchâtel and enjoy some unique experiences!
Take the little train through the historical streets of this lakeside city.