Boats & cruises

Take to the open water and discover the Jura & Three-Lakes region with your hair in the wind!

Boat cruise on Lake Neuchâtel
Boat cruise on Lake Neuchâtel. © Switzerland Tourism / Silvano Zeiter
Home to three lakes linked by canals and to numerous rivers, the Jura & Three-Lakes region boats an unparalleled cruise network and provides a giant playground for water sports and activities.

The boat companies offer a wide range of cruising options. For example, you can easily reach the cities of Yverdon-les-Bains, Neuchâtel, Murten and Biel. By boat, you can also reach the beautiful bucolic beaches or the wine villages of the region. Succumb to the charm of these picturesque places and take a break before cruising back to your home port in peace and quiet.

Special themed cruises are also organised in the peak season featuring brunches, wine-tastings, music, etc.

The main shipping companies are:
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From CHF 28.- Transportation, Bienne

With the Lake Biel Navigation (BSG) day pass, you can take unlimited trips on the Aare and Three Lakes for a whole day.

From CHF 103.- Package, Bienne

This offer, which comprises an overnight stay in Biel/Bienne, a boat journey on Lake Biel/Bienne and a drink on St. Peter’s Island, ensures a relaxing break.

From CHF 37.- Food & Drinks, Neuchâtel

Taste the local specialities aboard a vessel of the LNM shipping company and take in the views of the lovely landscapes around Lake Neuchâtel.

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 85.- Food & Drinks, Douanne

Boat trip on Lake Biel and Lake Neuchâtel, where you will enjoy a delicious fish menu.

From CHF 9.- Sport & Leisure, Les Brenets

An amazing setting and a fantastic drop from a height of 27 metres.

From CHF 55.- Food & Drinks, Douanne

Come aboard Captain Oli's boat for a delicious meal and a magnificent evening on Lake Biel.

From CHF 200.- Sport & Leisure, Bienne

Cruise on Lake Biel aboard a private motorboat.

From CHF 68.- Food & Drinks, Douanne

Enjoy a delicious cheese fondue during a cosy boat trip, surrounded by the wintry backdrop of Lake Biel.

From CHF 25.- Sport & Leisure, Les Brenets

Combined cruise on the Doubs and visit to the underground mills of the Col des Roches.

"Le Neuchâtel" – emblem of the city and splendid legacy of the Belle Époque.

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All the cruises

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

An amazing setting and a fantastic drop from a height of 27 metres.

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..

A wonderfully relaxing time on the lakes Neuchâtel and Murten.

Connoisseurs pick the Aare voyage as Switzerland's loveliest boat excursion.

This unforgettable cruise takes you on the Lakes of Biel, Neuchâtel and Murten.

Cruise schedule: vineyards, idyllic villages and the famous St. Peter’s Island.


Free cruise

From one night spent in an establishment in the canton of Neuchâtel, you receive a free cruise on Lake Neuchâtel and Lake Les Brenets, thanks to the Neuchâtel Tourist Card.

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