Welcome to Neuchâtel

The university town of Neuchâtel is located on the French-speaking part of Switzerland and lies on the northern shore of the eponymous lake. The medieval core of the town, the castle and the collegiate church dating back to the 12th century lend Neuenburg its characteristic charm.

Highlights :

  • Laténium Museum - 50'000 years of local history - modern presentation at the archaeological park and museum,
  • Old town - castle and collegiate church dating from the 12th century, Hôtel du Peyrou dating from the 18th century and Place des Halles,
  • Jacquet-Droz automata collection - selected examples of the world-famous watch and automata production of the 18th century at the Musée d'art et d'histoire (Art and History Museum) Neuchâtel,
  • Chaumont - Neuchâtel's 'house mountain' (1100 metres above sea level) with a wonderful all-round view of the Bernese Alps, Montblanc Massif and three Jura lakes,
  • Cruising on Lake Neuchâtel - biggest lake located completely in Switzerland offering an opportunity to go on a three-lake-cruise.

More info on the official website of Neuchâtel