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Amenities Grandson

last updated: January 16, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 435 m
Inhabitants - total: 3040
City  X 
By a lake  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by public boat line  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 4
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 60
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 13
Group lodging - total beds: 78
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know The medieval township of Grandson, with its castle, dominates the most beautiful part of Lake Neuchâtel and illustrates the prestigious and rich history of the area. Ideally situated in the heart of the vineyards that produce the Bonvillars wine, the locality of feudal lord Othon enjoys a remarkable architectural heritage. The shores of the lake can easily be reached by those who enjoy bathing and relaxing. The marinas in Grandson and Concise propose several visitors' landing places.
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): cours de bateaux à voile et à moteur, tennis.
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 500
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 435 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1300 m
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 40 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Wakeboard, piste BMX
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Natural sights: le Mont Aubert (1300 m) domine la région de Grandson. La rivière L'Arnon la traverse depuis les Gorges de Covatannaz jusqu'au Lac de Neuchâtel. Les rives du lac sont accesssibles de Grandson à Concise.
Cultural sights: Le Château de Grandson et ses nombreuses expositions.Léglise médiévale de Grandson : un joyau de l'art roman. Monument dimportance nationale, léglise St-Jean-Baptiste (XIIe), est dune rare beauté.
Technical sights: La Maison des Terroirs, idéalement située au c?ur du Bourg de Grandson, permet de déguster les vins de l'Appellation Bonvillars et dy savourer de délicieux produits du terroir.On y trouve également l'Office du tourisme.
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Nature en tous sens, un parcours ludique et sensoriel à Grandson. Une découverte de l'environnement par le jeu et les sens.
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL http://www.terroirs-region-grandson.ch/
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.