Things to see and do - Biel
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..
Rue General Dufour 31 CH - 2500 Biel
This hotel is situated in the centre of Biel, a few steps from the pedestrian streets, 2 minutes from the old town and 10 minutes from the lake and the train station. Its central location makes it an ideal choice for business and private stays alike..
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..
General-Dufour-Strasse 110 CH - 2502 Biel
The Hotel Metropol enjoys a central location in Biel, close to the city park, and offers en-suite rooms with free WiFi, satellite TV and a refrigerator. A garden is available as well. Breakfast is offered every morning. Hotel Metropol is also acces..
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.
Bahnhofstr. 14 CH - 2501 Biel / Bienne