Around the water

Discover on this page, all our advices to spend a refreshing summer in the Seeland and the Bernese Jura. We offer you discounted stays in accommodations close to the water, walks in the gorges and along the lake, bike tours, water activities and much more... In short, everything you need to spend the hot summer days in the cool. We wish you a nice discovery!

A piece of paradise in the middle of Lake Biel.

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St. Peter's Island

With the boat

Cruises | Cruise schedule: vineyards, idyllic villages and the famous St. Peter’s Island.

Cruises | Connoisseurs pick the Aare voyage as Switzerland's loveliest boat excursion.

Cruises | This unforgettable cruise takes you on the Lakes of Biel, Neuchâtel and Murten.

Brunch | Every Sunday in summer brunch cruise on Lake Biel. Passengers enjoy three hours aboard the MobiCat.


Overnight stay in a hotel near Lake Biel with 10% discount and activities around the water.

Lake Biel

Pools and beaches of the region

Water activity | Large outdoor swimming facility on the shores of Lake Biel.

Water activity | Right next to Camping Sutz on Lake Biel, the lido with its shady trees invites you to relax.

Water activity | Landscape, children’s pool with water games.

Water activity | A pleasant lawn at the beach adjacent to the nature sanctuary.

Water activity | A beautiful beach just a stone's throw from the historic centre of La Neuveville.

Water activity | Nice public bathing facility on the northern shore of Lake Biel.

Water activity | Attractive sand beach in the middle of Biel.


A list of accomodation close to the water

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Hôtel jean-Jacques Rousseau, La Neuveville

Refreshing activities

In the gorges and around the lake

Routes near the water

Pedal boats, canoes and stand up paddle

A selection of restaurants near the water

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Restaurant La Plage, La Neuveville

Cities near the water

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

Town | Tradition is mixed with modern-day charm in Aarberg.

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.

Town | Historic Büren an der Aare is included in the national cultural heritage inventory.


All our cultural offers related to water

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Wages of the Suze, Courtelary