The Lake Biel winegrowing area

The families of winegrowers produce classic wines and local specialties with passion.

Grape gathering, lake Biel
Grape gathering, lake Biel. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber

There are a plenty of surprising discoveries to make along the shores of Lake Biel, and the variety of wines cultivated on the steep sunny slopes of the Jura is fascinating. The Vine Path takes you from village to village and from winemaker to winemaker. On the way, you will discover many wonderful wines and make new friends.

Good to know

Good to know

- Various wine-related events are organized throughout the year.

Add to my favorites
Ligerz | Gléresse
Ligerz | Gléresse. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber
Vineyard. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber

Vintage festivals

Festivity, Festival | A cosy wine festival in the heart of the picturesque winegrowing village of Ligerz.

Gastronomy, Tastings | Taste the Lake Biel wine at its origin.

Festivity, Festival | The "Trüelete" is the largest and best-known grape festival on Lake Biel. Held at the vintner's village of Twann.

Individuals, couples and groups have the possibility to taste, compare and discuss the regional wines and to pick out their favourites in a welcoming atmosphere.

More infos
Wine tasting centre Viniterra

Wine producing villages

Town | With its towers, terraced houses, alleyways and impressive fountains, La Neuveville is a magnificent medieval town on the shores of Lake Biel.

Town | With its church in the middle of the vineyard, Ligerz is the symbol of winegrowing at Lake Biel.

Town | Last but not least, Twann owes its name to the good wine that grows here in a sunny location.


Vine Path

Biel/Bienne - La Neuveville

The northern shores of the Bielersee (Lake Biel) are cultivated to a high degree with vines. The hike...

More infos

Activities in the vineyards

Fun & Adventure | Discover picturesque villages and vineyards - from Ligerz to Prêles by vinifuni and enjoy the descent through vineyards on a scooter and finish with a wine tasting.

Museum | Today's visitors learn about growing wine where the masters of Ligerz once enjoyed the good life.

Fun & Adventure | A relaxing way to discover this beautiful region.

Regional products | Enjoyed in winter, the Treber sausage is regarded as one of the specialties of Lake Biel.