“Les Chenapans” paper chase

An original way to discover the city of Neuchâtel

As a family, for a school outing or for your child's birthday, come and enjoy a unique experience related to the Belle Époque. Discover at your own pace, eighteen characters and objects painted in different places in the old town as well as fun activities. Find the mystery word and receive a gift at the end of the tour!


The scavenger hunt

The game is available from Neuchâtel Tourism. A deposit of CHF 20.00 is charged for the kit.

Duration: approx. 2 - 2.5 hours
Languages: French, German and English
Good to know: the paper chase is conducted on foot

BLS tips

High above Neuchâtel towers the collegiate church and the castle of Neuchâtel from the 12th century. A walk up here is always worthwhile, also to enjoy the great view over Neuchâtel and the lake.


Availability Tomorrow Monday 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 8.00 Adult
  • CHF 5.00 Children (–15.99 years)
  • CHF 20.00 Family*
  • CHF 4.00 School** per child

* two adults and two children, additional adult CHF 8.00, additional child CHF 5.00

** Price per child, two companions required (free)

How to get there

Take the train to Neuchâtel. The tourist office is located at the port.

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