The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.
Historic Hotel of the year 2014
Renowned "for the sensitive and resolute care of a historic guesthouse. Talk here is of an authentic and time-honoured establishment, which is part of an amazingly intact ensemble, with strong local roots”.
This medieval castle (11th to 14th century) occupying a commanding position over Lake Neuchâtel is home to an extraordinary collection of weapons and armour, as well as models of the castle and of the celebrated Battle of Grandson (1476), in which Swiss soldiers defeated the army of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy.
This international award-winning museum offers a rich variety of insights into castle life over the last 800 years.