Visit Neuchatel - Best of Neuchatel

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.

Neuchatel Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Neuchatel tips for your visit

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

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Facts and Stats for Neuchatel*

  • Pollution Statistics in Neuchatel

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

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Neuchatel: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Neuchatel for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Neuchatel.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Neuchatel - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.54 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 117.04 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.21 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 147.59 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Neuchatel

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.42 USD
    • International Movie per seat 17.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 75.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 107.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 127.75 USD

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

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