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.

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

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Ligerz | Gléresse
Ligerz | Gléresse. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber
Vineyard. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber

Vintage festivals

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.

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Wine tasting centre Viniterra

Wine producing villages

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

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

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


Vine Path

Biel/Bienne - La Neuveville

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

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Activities in the vineyards

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

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

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.

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

Guided city tours


Discover the diversity of the wines grown around lake Biel.

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Twann at lake Biel