Neuchatel Tourism

Neuchatel is a small city in Switzerland and is home to some of Switzerland’s most famous tourist attractions. The French speaking western part of Switzerland cities is well known among tourists for its picturesque locations and revolutionary food. The Swiss town has soulful architecture and friendly people making it a must go for any traveler looking for a good time.

The place has a number of Hotels, restaurants, bakeries and other eateries which is sure to spoil you for choice. From the local cuisine the most famous foods are Shawarma, kebabs and Fondue Neuchateloise which is a Swiss specialty.

Neuchâtel has a lot of museums and other places of historical importance. Lac Neuchatel is the largest lake located within Swiss borders and is a great tourist spot for swimming and sight-seeing in the region. There are many activities including hiking, adventure sports, swimming and much more to be done in the region.

Essential travel information and Neuchatel tips for your visit

  • Pack sunglasses and sunscreen with you.
  • Packing a light raincoat is advised.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Neuchatel

  • Know the pollution level of Neuchatel before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • How safe is Neuchatel for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Neuchatel.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Neuchatel is 228.98 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 89.22 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.9 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 18.39 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 13 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 100.97 (High)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.31 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 153.1 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Neuchatel

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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