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Discover the old town of Biel

A jewel in the heart of the bilingual watchmaking city

The old town of Biel is lively and full of variety. An inviting place to take a stroll with numerous charming, little alleyways, beatiful fountains and venerable guild houses. You'll find plenty to surprise you with medieval buildings and squares as well as small shops selling regional products. Enjoy spending time in the many small cafés an restaurants you'll regularly come across in the old town. Several times a week, there is a lively fruit and vegetable market on Burgplatz; a place when many locals meet. This summer, you can also explore the area in a playful way on Biel's first urban golf course. By any measure, Biel is worth a visit - whether you come for its architecture, culture, history or gastronomy.

Biel can be reached quickly and easily by public transport. The old town and the lake promenade are only a few minutes' walk from the station.


Neu diesen Sommer: Urban Golf in Biel

Auf dem ersten Bieler Urban-Golf-Parcours können Sie auf spielerische Art in einer urbanen Umgebung eine neue Variante des Golfs erleben. 

Urban Golf ist eine Variante des klassischen Golfs und wird im öffentlichen Raum gespielt. Ausgestattet mit einem Golfschläger, Bällen und einer Spielkarte, verwandeln Sie das Gelände und Gegenstände jeglicher Art in einen kreativen Parcours. Der Parcours in Biel führt Sie an den See und entlang einer der schönsten Promenaden der Stadt. Urban Golf kann jeder spielen, auch ohne Golf-Erfahrung. Ein einzigartiges Erlebnis ist garantiert!

Preis: CHF 15.- pro Person

Führung durch die Bieler Altstadt geführter Rundgang

Dicover the old town of Biel on a guided tour of the city. Go on a journey throug time and find out intersting facts about Biel's history an its anecdotes. Duration: 1 hour.

Nourritour ein kulinarischer Spaziergang

Held every saturday, the nourritour is a culinary walk through the old town of Biel. The tour has seven diffent stops, which allow you to taste regional products, some of which are even home made. Duration: 3 hours.

Lesetipp Kundenmagazin «gazette»

Have you heard of the BLS customer magazine «gazette»? In the winter edition 2019/20, we published an intersting report on Biel.Our tip: Definitly read it! 

By the way: You can read the «gazette» online or subscribe to future printet editions free of charge.

Availability Today (Monday) open

 The old town of Biel can be visited all year round. 

For the nourritour and First Friday, please note the individual availabilities. 


Subject to change

Rates Führungen

  • CHF 15.00 Urban Golf Erwachsene
  • CHF 49.00 Nourritour Erwachsene
  • CHF 15.00 Altstadtführung Erwachsene
Prices in CHF, incl. VAT / Prices and products are subject to change without notice.

How to get there

Travel comfortably to Biel by train. In approx. 5 minutes on foot from the station you can reach the "Paradice" opposite the Biel Congress Centre.

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