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

From the first night, receive the Neuchatel Tourist Card. Visit the Neuchatel region free of charge: museums, public transport, cruises, chairlift, bike hire!

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Hikes by the water

In the middle of the mysterious land of absinthe, the magnificent waterfall of Môtiers and the beautiful forest hike in the Poëta-Raisse gorge.

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

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

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

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

The lakes, our official sources of coolness.

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Activities by the water
Water activity, Auvernier

Round trips, discovery tours, initiation or sailing and motor boat training.

Water activity, Le Landeron

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

Water activity, Lac de Neuchâtel

Fill up on water activities and offer joy to the beneficiaries of the association.

Water activity, St-Blaise

A fantastic spot on the north shore of Lake Neuchâtel!

Water activity, Boveresse

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

Water activity, Pays de Neuchâtel

Whether trout, perch or pike - the canton of Neuchâtel offers ideal conditions for fishing in rivers and lakes, for amateur anglers as well as for professionals.

Water activity, Saint-Blaise

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

Water activity, La Chaux-de-Fonds

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

Water activity, Saint-Blaise

Come and try out this great water sport!

Water activity, Neuchâtel

Lakeside swimming pool, with inside and outdoor pools.

With the family
Zoo, La Chaux-de-Fonds

A beautiful zoological park in Chaux-de-fonds. Ideal for family outings! Free access.

Fun & Adventure, La Vue-des-Alpes

700 metre slide through mountain meadows. Guaranteed excitement.

Fun & Adventure, Buttes

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

Fun & Adventure, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Scavenger hunt in the watchmakers’ town and its museums.

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

A stroll among a hundred statues sculpted in wood.

Educational trail retracing the history of peat farming.

Fun & Adventure, Chaumont

Eleven different trails amidst the trees for adventure seekers from 2 years of age!

Fun & Adventure, Neuchâtel

Enjoy the great outdoors with this fun and family-friendly form of golf.

Fun & Adventure, Neuchâtel

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

Finding freshness
Natural sites, La Brévine

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

Natural sites, Neuchâtel

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

Museum, Travers

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

Museum, Le Locle

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

Farm restaurants

Farm restaurants

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

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