The Neuchâtel region is beautiful... and what's more, thanks to the Neuchâtel Tourist Card, transport and leisure activities are free of charge starting from the first overnight stay.


The Neuchâtel Tourist Card is a guest card issued free of charge to all persons (adults and children) staying for at least one night in a hotel or hotel-related establishment (campsite, guest room, flat & holiday home and shared accommodation) in the canton of Neuchâtel.

The Neuchâtel Tourist Card offers the following benefits:


This card is given by the host on the arrival of each customer - valid from check-in until midnight on the day of departure (maximum 15 days).

Please contact your accommodation establishment to ensure that you receive this card on arrival.


  • It can be used on all Onde Verte zones (except 42 - Les Bois/Saignelégier).
  • Only one card is issued per customer, it is nominative and entitles the customer to travel in 2nd class only.
  • Pets and bicycles are not included in this promotion.
  • The ticket is neither valid on the night buses (Noctambus) nor for special or fixed price trips.

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Book your accommodation in the Neuchâtel region in order to take advantage of the exceptional benefits of the Neuchâtel Tourist Card. The card is issued for all overnight stays in hotels, camping sites, guest rooms, flats & holiday homes and shared accommodation.

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For the duration of your stay, you can travel free of charge on the entire public transport network of the canton of Neuchâtel. All trips by train, bus, tram and funicular - including the Chaumont funicular - are free with your Neuchâtel Tourist Card.

More information on the transport network

History, watchmaking, archaeology, fine arts or absinthe: soak up lots of cultural highlights during your stay in Neuchâtel! You get free admission to 31 museums in the Neuchâtel region.

More info on museums

Two cruises, two lakes, two completely different types of scenery! The Neuchâtel Tourist Card gives you access to a cruise on lake Neuchâtel (routes no. 111 / 113 / 115 / 117 / 211 / 213 / 215 / 217 / 311 / 313 / 315 /411 / 412 / 413 / 414 / 415 / 416 / 417 / 418) and a round trip on lake Les Brenets to admire the Saut du Doubs waterfall. No need to choose, both are included!

More info on cruises

Take a trip to the mountaintop to admire the view! Enjoy a round trip on the Buttes - La Robella chairlift and ride for free on the La Coudre - Chaumont funicular.

More info on the offer

Go for a bike ride along the lake of Neuchâtel or discover the small watchmaking town of Le Locle and its surroundings with a free one-day bike rental in one of the two towns.

More info on bike rental
The sites of the promotional spot
Cruises, Neuchâtel

Cruise on the biggest lake in Switzerland that’s all Swiss.

Town, La Chaux-de-Fonds

The capital of the watchmaking industry and the birthplace of Le Corbusier.

Wide or narrow, bubbling or calm: meet the Areuse.

Cultural Heritage, Neuchâtel

An iconic architectural ensemble of the city of Neuchâtel.

Natural sites, Neuchâtel

A stunningly beautiful rocky cirque; a work of nature not to be missed!

Natural sites, Les Brenets

Unspoilt nature, a fjord-like river, the highest waterfall in the Jura Mountains.

Town, Le Locle

This centre of the watchmaking industry lies in the heart of the Montagnes neuchâteloises range.

Located in the north-west of Switzerland, in the heart of the Jura and the Three Lakes area, the Neuchâtel region welcomes you to its lakes and mountains, its towns full of character and its exceptional natural landscapes. You will enjoy a rejuvenating stay with plenty to explore. It is the ideal place for romantic holidays, sports, or a visit with family or friends.