A summer just the way we like it

Here are a few tips to spend a wonderful summer of discovery and relaxation in the Neuchâtel region

Hikes by the water

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

Hiking | A beautiful mineral and aquatic area to explore on foot or by boat.

Hiking | Discovery of the Môtiers waterfall and pretty ascent through the forest in the Poetta-Raisse gorges.

Hiking | Isolated farms, an unspoilt lake and wooded hills: a picture-postcard landscape that exudes unique charm.

Hiking | To enjoy the fresh clean air as while strolling around Lake Neuchâtel.

Activities by the water

Water activity | Protected from the currents and the sun, a very attractive area for relaxation and swimming.

Water activity | Fun, relaxation and entertainment at the swimming pool from Le Landeron.

Water activity | Come and try out this great water sport!

Water activity | Nestled among the larches, an outdoor pool to delight kids and adults.

Water activity | A pretty little beach in the shape of a cove to splash around in peace.

Water activity | Shallow water over a hundred metres, the dream for families.

Water activity | Discover the lake shores on board your own watercraft.

Water activity | Lakeside swimming pool, with inside and outdoor pools.

Water activity | In the middle of the Val-de-Travers, the swimming pool "des Combes" offers you relaxation and fun!

Water activity | A swimming pool in the middle of the countryside which will please young and old!

With the family

Hiking | Trail down the side of the Chaumont, marked with wood sculptures.

Fun & Adventure | Enjoy the great outdoors with this fun and family-friendly form of golf.

Hiking | Educational trail retracing the history of peat farming.

Hiking | A stroll among a hundred statues sculpted in wood.

Fun & Adventure | 700 metre slide through mountain meadows. Guaranteed excitement.

Fun & Adventure | With family, friends or your class, come and discover Neuchâtel in the Belle Epoque.

Fun & Adventure | Nine different trails amidst the trees for adventure seekers from 2 years of age!

Fun & Adventure | No sledge without snow? In La Robella you can go sledging even in Summer thanks to the railway sledge Féeline!

Fun & Adventure | Scavenger hunt in the watchmakers’ town and its museums .

Zoo | A beautiful zoological park in Chaux-de-fonds. Ideal for family outings!

The lakes, our official sources of coolness.



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Finding freshness

Natural sites | Venture out into the valley which has beaten the historic record of cold temperatures in Switzerland: - 41.8°C!

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

Natural sites | Discover an unique site, hidden by the shade of the trees.

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

Farm restaurants

Farm restaurants

Enjoy tasting typical dishes or taking a refreshing break on the ridges of the Neuchâtel region



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A well-deserved stop along Lake Neuchâtel



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Pointe du Grain beach