Neuchâtel and Jura regions

Lake Neuchâtel|Photo MySwitzerland.comThe breeding of the horse in the Franches-Montagnes|Photo Jura Trois-LacsThe city of Neuchâtel|Photo Tourisme neuchâteloisThe Château de Porrentruy|Photo Jean-Claude LéchotThe international Museum of watchmaking in La Chaux-de-Fonds|Photo Jura Trois-LacsPrehisto-Parc of Réclère|Photo Jura Trois-Lacs

Description
Themes : heritage, culture, nature,

The canton of Neuchâtel is located Northwest of the Switzerland in the Jura massif. The city of Neuchâtel is located on the coast, those of La Chaux-de-Fonds and the Locle are located in the Neuchâtel mountains.

The canton of Jura seduced by the diversity of its landscapes, its intact and preserved nature, but also by its history and its rich heritage and often related to watchmaking.


Accomodation
Hôtel Alpes & Lac, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (en)
Hôtel
Overlooking Neuchatel's rooftops or Lake Neuchatel, Hotel Alpes & Lac is opposite the Main Train Station....
Hôtel Cristal, Saignelégier, Switzerland (en)
Hôtel
The Cristal is set in lush green surroundings, 1 km from Saignelégier Train Station....
Hotel ibis Delémont, Switzerland (en)
Hôtel
Situated in the heart of the city, only a 2-minute walk from the train station, the non-smoking ibis Delémont hotel offers you air-conditioned rooms and......
The stages
A
Neuchâtel
The city of Neuchâtel enjoys a charming location between Lake Neuchâtel and the Hill of Chaumont. It has a rich cultural and architectural past. Downtown medieval century gives the city of Neuchâtel a special charm.
B
Le Locle
Registered with the world heritage of UNESCO for its watchmaking town planning, the city of le Locle is built around the know-how of its watchmakers. Discover the watchmaking Museum in the castle of the mountains and the Col-des-Roches underground Mills
C
La Chaux-de-Fonds
La Chaux-de-Fonds owes its fame to watchmaking and Microtechnology. Destroyed by fire in 1794, the town was rebuilt according to a plan in a checkerboard pattern which is originality. La Chaux-de-Fonds is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage for its 'watchmaking town planning.
D
Saignelégier
Saignelégier is the capital of the Franches Montagnes. This beautiful region is known for its majestic FIR erected in the middle of pastures. It is a stronghold of farming in general and especially the horse.
E
Delémont
Delémont is the capital of the Swiss canton of Jura. This historic town is set in the hilly and densely forested Jura landscape. The physiognomy of its old town is marked by medieval buildings, beautiful facades and interesting museums.
F
Saint-Ursanne
Charming medieval city on the Doubs, Saint-Ursanne has retained its charm of the era. The old town is decorated with narrow streets and buildings. The imposing Romanesque-Gothic Collegiate Church of the 12th century with its cloister is a true gem.
G
Porrentruy
The presence during 250 years of Prince-Bishops of Basel in Porrentruy and influences of the France, the Switzerland and Germany, explains the large number of buildings, monuments of beautifully crafted that make Porrentruy a city that is worth trying.
H
Prehisto-Parc and caves of Réclère
It is a fascinating journey through time that you offer the Prehisto-Parc and the caves of Réclère. The visit to the caves to get in the mood to discover the impressive life-size dinosaurs, which are the main attraction of the Park.
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