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City break in Neuchatel. Active leisure ideas for Neuchatel - attractions, recreation and nightlife

neuchatel lake Neuchâtel is a popular sports tourism destination. Active tourists can enjoy well-maintained parks with walking and cycling paths in the city and beautiful nature reserves and lakes in its vicinity. Neuchâtel also has an interesting botanical garden called Jardin Botanique de Neuchatel. It is historic and has been adorning the city for dozens of od years. Here you can see huge trees, admire unusual landscape decorations or get into glass greenhouses presenting collections of exotic plants. Now the garden offers a small hotel with a restaurant serving regional cuisine. In summer, some of its tables are set up right in the garden.
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One of the city's most beautiful parks is Jardin Anglais Park. It is also historic and designed in the English style. Incredible landscape decorations are formed in the park every year. Besides ornamental plants, visitors can admire natural vine sculptures. In recent years, the park has undergone a lot of changes. It has got ping pong tables and special storage facilities for books available for visitors to the park for free. The English park is ready to please vacationing families with well-equipped playgrounds.
Eight kilometers away from the city is Gorges de l'Areuse, a nature reserve that is sure to appeal to fans of hiking and cycling. Here, travelers are invited to stroll through the beautiful forests and admire centuries-old trees. One of the main secrets of the reserve is waterfalls hidden among dense vegetation. Trails of various difficulty levels are laid out in this reserve. Some of them are only accessible to tourists with higher fitness levels. Copyright
The name “Neuchatel” can be literally translated as "New Castle". It is an ancient Swiss town located on the shore of the lake with the same name. Neuchatel is one of the most … Open
Apart from natural attractions, Neuchâtel is also distinguished by a variety of entertainment centers. Among the main symbols of the city is Casino Neuchâtel. The casino is housed in one of the spectacular historic buildings and now attracts not only gamblers. It often hosts evening show programs and has a bar where guests can enjoy some elite alcoholic drinks. For those wishing to try their luck, the casino will offer classic gaming tables, roulettes, as well as modern slot machines.
Neuchâtel at Sunset One of the city's most unusual entertainment centers is Minigolf de Neuchatel la Canebière. It occupies a huge area and offers its visitors excellent mini golf courses. It'd be interesting to spend time here for both experienced players and those who've long been planning to learn the basics of golf. Some courses are suitable even for visitors with children, which makes this entertainment complex a popular family leisure facility.
The Swiss city of Neuchatel lying on the lake of the same name is a great place to spend a vacation, and hundreds of tourists so. Many of them come here with their children as a big family. … Open
A popular entertainment among tourists is visiting local shops. Three kilometers away from the city, there is Xocolatl, Le Paradis du Chocolat Peseux. This store housed in a beautiful historic building sells dozens of chocolates and sweets. Everyone who loves true Swiss chocolate will love it. Here you can buy sweets by weight or in gift sets. Many types of candies and other sweets can be tasted before buying.
Cheese lovers will likely appreciate the Tete de Moine Museum located in the immediate vicinity of Neuchâtel. This museum was founded in an old cheese factory, which has been operating for several hundred years. Its visitors are invited to go down its old cellars with vaulted stone walls and see with their own eyes how popular varieties of cheese are made. A necessary part of such excursions is tastings. In the museum, you can see expositions, one way or another related to cheese making. Unique Tete de Moine cheese is noteworthy for being prepared for eating in the form of thin shavings, so its slicing and serving are always pretty spectacular.
In Neuchâtel, gourmets will have the opportunity to taste popular Swiss dishes. Delicious cheeses and deli meats remain the main symbols of local cuisine. One of the locals' favorite meals … Open
In warmer months, Lac de Moron is a popular natural spot among active tourists and hiking enthusiasts. Interesting hiking trails run along the shores of the lake. You can also ride a boat in the warm season. Some areas are available for fishing, but most tourists are still attracted to these places by picture-perfect alpine meadows. Pastures occupy the main part of the area around the lake. Here you can see herds of cows and other domestic animals from local farms. It is believed that the most interesting hiking and cycling routes pass through these places.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Neuchatel
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Haut-Jura' , 100.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 103.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Ballons des Vosges' , 117.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Neuchatel
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 67.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 79.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Steinwasen Park' Oberried, 125.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Cigoland' Kintzheim, 145.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'FreizeitPark Bell' Bell, 152.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Neuchatel
♥   Restaurant 'O’Terroirs' Neuchâtel. Type - Modern French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Maison du Prussien' Neuchâtel. Type - Creative. 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Bistrot du Prussien' Neuchâtel. Type - French. 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Table de Palafitte' Monruz . Type - Classic cuisine. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge d’Hauterive' Hauterive . Type - French. 3.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Neuchatel - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Neuchatel - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Neuchatel?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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