Unmissable tourist sites
Biel Travel guide
Biel : Michelin's recommendations
Biel, in the Jura foothills and on the shores of its same-named lake, marks the French-German language border (a third of its inhabitants speak French). It is a dynamic and popular tourist town whose clockmaking-based activity has successfully diversified (wireworks, precision machine tools, graphic arts).
Tourist attractions Biel : Things to see and do
Burggasse CH - 2500 Biel
With its many fountains, streets such as Obergasse lined with houses with arcades or Burgundy buildings and facades with wrought iron coats of arms, the old town of Bienne is a pleasant place. The district is arranged around the Ring, a charming squa..
Fg du Lac 50 CH - 2502 Biel
Made up of collections from discoveries by Colonel Scwab (1803-1869), a precursor of the archaeological digs in the region, this museum contains the most famous examples from Switzerland's lake period. There are also objects from the Gallo-Roman reso..
Fg du Lac 71-75 CH - 2502 Biel
This contemporary art centre which stages innovative temporary exhibitions is located in two buildings: a former hospital and, since 2000, an immense cube-shaped and distinctly modern building designed by Diener & Diener. The volume and quality of th..
Aarbergstrass 29 CH - 2502 Biel
A hearty welcome from our friendly staff awaits you at the BEST WESTERN Hotel Continental. The interactive hotel visit bestof. bestwestern. ch/continental shows you more details about the conference hotel with high-tech seminar facilities, featuring ..
Neuengasse 6 CH - 2502 Biel
Only a 5-minute walk from the centre and Biel Train Station, Hotel Artus offers a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. A bus stop is right in front. The rooms at Hotel Artus feature cable TV, a safe, and a work desk. All rooms can be reached by lift. The shi..
Bözingenstrasse 51 CH - 2502 Biel
This 3-star, family-run hotel is situated between the motorway and the city centre, allowing easy movement and access to main roads around the area. The hotel is a restored and refurbished 3-storey building which re-opened in 2004. The hotel offers ..
Kanalgasse 41 CH - 2500 Biel / Bienne
Set on the second floor, Toni's Ristorante successfully combines the modern and the traditional. The chef is from Ticino and the Italian and international dishes on his menu are naturally accompanied by specialities from his home region.
Bahnhofstr. 14 CH - 2501 Biel / Bienne
Neuenburgstr. 18 CH - 2505 Biel
A country-style bistro with charming terrace and fine views. Serving traditional cuisine and several fish specialties from the Bieler lake.