Winter in Jura & Three-Lakes



The "Cold Festival", SnowUp, the "Festival of Lights", a cross-country skiing marathon; stop by the many events that mark winter in Jura & Three-Lakes.

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Light Festival

Christmas and Advent markets

Tradition, Market, Craft | The magic of Christmas unfolds all its enchanting spells through the largest covered market in Switzerland for craftsmen and designers.

Festivity, Festival | A medieval and magical atmosphere for this major Christmas Market. Quality crafts and seasonal scents.

Marché | In December, Pestalozzi Square will be aglitter with the lights of our dazzling Christmas market filled with winter delights.

Autres évènements | The open-air exhibition of Christmas cribs is more than 60 cribs that wind along the narrow streets of Estavayer-le-Lac. Original, classical or artistic, these creations are mostly made by the inhabitants of the medieval city.

Autres évènements | Sweet music, scents of mulled wine, cinnamon and biscuits, the Estavayer-le-Lac covered Christmas market distills, over the course of a weekend, the delicious atmosphere of the year-end holiday.

Tradition, Market, Craft | Advent flour creations and wooden carvings are exhibited.

Tradition, Market, Craft | The grandfather, Lena and the donkey Bino go to Bethlehem... but different than expected.

Autres évènements | Murten’s/Morat's Christmas Market, is a three day twinkling time for Christmas in Murten’s/Morat’s medieval town.

Tradition, Market, Craft | Solothurn can be enchanted.

Marché | Share a moment of conviviality in the heart of the old town of Avenches on the occasion of the traditional Christmas Market!


The adventure awaits!

Scavenger hunts

Along each of the 9 existing routes, discover games relating to nature, animals and watch-making. Solve the puzzle and enjoy a delicious chocolate fondue. For children, adults and gourmets!

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Scavenger hunt and chocolate fondue

Activities in the fresh air!

Our selection of winter hikes to enjoy with snowshoes.

Our selection of cross-country skiing routes.

Outdoor ice rink, Airboard, kite snow,etc.

Regional products

Treber Sausage

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

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Treber sausage

Inside in the warm

Museum | La Chocolaterie à croquer ! takes you on a journey of taste and discovery, a course of which you alone determine.

Fun & Adventure | The clock is ticking as you face the daunting task of breaking out of the escape room.

Musées | CIMA is home to a unique collection of music boxes and automatons, exhibiting a tradition and know-how specific to Sainte-Croix.

Fun & Adventure | Come jump on the trampolines in six different zones of the indoor hall with more than 750 m2 at the Jumping Jack Trampoline Park.

Museum | A foundation for the nature heritage of the Jura.

Visites | Under several domes, the Papiliorama takes you into a tropical climate where all kinds of animals, plants, insects and, of course, butterflies, live together.

Watches | Enjoy the unique experience of a visit of a genuine, world-renowned Swiss watchmaking manufacture.

Museum | Cité du Temps - French for the City of Time - is nestled in the heart of Biel, the world's watchmaking capital.

Discover a selection of spas in the region.

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Thermal Centre Yverdon-les-Bains