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Family trip to Neuchatel with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Neuchâtel 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. This is actually a great idea - small travelers love the city for many interesting opportunities it provides. These include walks in the parks, visiting entertainment centers, playing on playgrounds, going to museums and swimming in pools.
One of the most popular places in town is Plage de Serrières where an interesting festival takes place in summer. The beach is very picturesque, it is very clean and spacious. And since it is quite large, there is enough space for everyone here. A beautiful lake, picnic spots, great views - all this attracts hundreds of tourists to this place. Also nearby is Piscine de Serrières, a complex where one can enjoy plenty of swimming. Both babies and older children are welcome - the center is equipped with pools for different age groups. There is also a playground with slides, small houses, swings, structures.
Among other centers, it'd be nice to check out Piscines du Nid-du-Crô. This one houses an Olympic sized pool, a diving pool, as well as water rides for children of all ages and a pool for the smallest ones with various toys. It has clean, well-maintained facilities and, like anywhere else in Switzerland, great staff. It should be noted that kids will not starve, as a good cafe serves amazingly delicious ice cream on site. Copyright
Neuchâtel will please tourists with a variety of stores and shopping centers. Most of them are distinguished by high prices, but there are also suitable places for budget tourists in remote … Open
Parc Aventure Chaumont offering stunning views of Lake Neuchatel and the Alps will delight fans of zipline and photography. Apart from that, there are rides for children of all age groups in the park. Go practice indoor mountaineering at Association Salle d’Escalade Neuchâtel, which can be a kind of warm-up before visiting Parc Aventure Chaumont. It'd be interesting for the family to visit Golf Country Club Neuchâtel where everyone, young and old, will get an unforgettable experience. However, you can also play mini-golf in the city - just contact Minigolf de Neuchatel la Canebière. The parks are well-groomed and clean so a sense of comfort and coziness is guaranteed.
faubourg de lhôpital The city provides lots of playgrounds equipped with everything necessary for games. Thus, Place de Jeux de la Plage d'Hauterive is a great place for a picnic on the shore of a picturesque lake. Here, among other things, you can play beach volleyball, ride small cars, go sliding and climbing. Place de Jeux du Mail is sure to please children of any age with its climbing structures, sandbox and slides, zipline and ping pong opportunities. This is another great picnic spot. Place de Jeux des Fahys is equipped with a slide, a small climbing wall, and a swing, as well as a football field.
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
When it comes to Neuchatel museums, it'd be interesting to visit the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle demonstrating the nature of the region. Among the exhibits are herbariums, minerals, stuffed animals living in certain areas, as well as dioramas of natural zones. The Laténium Parc et Musée d'Archéologie - an informative beautifully designed museum that recreates the history of the region - is another city attraction. They present material in a lively form, due to which kids will certainly not be bored. Nearby are a beautiful pond, a playground, and a ferry pier.
The incredibly picturesque Jardin Botanique de Neuchâtel is another beautiful place to be visited with kids. Beautiful green landscapes, coupled with a great variety of plants and flowers, attract many tourists and locals looking for aesthetic enjoyment. Here you can find a cafe and a gift shop full of paraphernalia. For excellent views, people climb to the top of Creux du Van and never regret (the more so as the climb itself is easy). At the peak, you can find a wonderful restaurant and get wants and needs met - dine while admiring the wonderful views.
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
Among other restaurants and cafes, it is worth mentioning Antica Gelateria Fiorentina where a must-try is the tastiest ice cream in town, Cafe l'Aubier where small tourists should be pampered with amazing croissants, as well as CofteArt with a fine selection of original desserts and drinks. If you want to please the kids with tasty pancakes, be sure to check out Creperie du Chateau - here you can find pancakes to suit all tastes. And to taste some delicious pastries, go to Tea-Room Confiserie Schmid SA.
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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
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Aquariums in Neuchatel and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Citadel of Besançon' , 73.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Neuchatel
♥   Zoo 'Le Bois du Petit Chateau' La Chaux-de-Fonds, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Tierpark Dählhölzli' Bern, 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Citadel of Besançon' Besançon, 73.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zoo Basel' Basel, 78.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Tierpark Lange Erlen' Basel, 82.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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