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“Les Chenapans” paper chase

An original way to discover the city of Neuchâtel

Collect your rucksack with the necessary materials for the adventure tour from the Transport Office. There are 18 characters and objects relating to the Belle Époque to discover in various locations throughout the Old Town. A reward awaits you at the end.

Availability Today (Tuesday) open

The paper chase can be collected from Neuchâtel Tourism at the following times:

January to June and September to December

Mon–Fri    09.00–12.00 hours and 13.30-17.30 hours
Sat             09.00–12.00 hours
Sun            Closed

July to August

Mon–Fri    09.00–18:30 hours
Sat             09.00–16.00 hours
Sun            10.00–14.00 hours 

Subject to change without prior notice


“Les Chenapans” paper chase

  • CHF 15.00 Family*
  • CHF 10.00 Birthday kit: child**
  • free School***

* 2 adults and 2 children, additional adult CHF 5.00, additional child CHF 3.00
** Price per child, no more than 12 people
*** Price per child, 2 companions required (free)

Prices in CHF per person incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.


The game is available from Neuchâtel Tourism. A deposit of CHF 20.00 is charged for the rucksack. Dates and times outside normal opening hours on request.

Duration: approx. 2 hours
Languages: French, German and English
Good to know: the paper chase is conducted on foot

Neuchâtel Tourism has additional offers relating to the Belle Époque:

  • “Neuchâtel à la Belle-Époque” city tour with audio guide
  • City tour for groups “Neuchâtel during the Belle Époque era”

Weather & webcam Today: rain 16/18°

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Today rain 16/18°
Tomorrow partly cloudy 12/23°
Thursday fair weather 13/25°
Friday fair weather 14/27°
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