Coal mine Käpfnach

What could be more exciting than a ride through a mining tunnel on a Saturday with Mom and Dad?

Equipped with a helmet and good shoes, this is a fun trip for the whole family and a chance to find out lots of interesting facts about the history of mining.

Limestone Cave - Subterranean River Orbe

The river Orbe created the Fairy Caves at the Vaudoise town of Vallorbe. The caves constitute a fascinating grotto complex. The round trip tour leads visitors along the subterranean course of the river to stalactites, stalagmites, dripstone structures, columns and to galleries.

The river Orbe created the Fairy Caves at the Vaudoise town of Vallorbe. The caves constitute a fascinating grotto complex. The round trip tour leads visitors along the subterranean course of the river to stalactites, stalagmites, dripstone structures, columns and to galleries.

Asphalt Mines

For over 100 years asphalt was laboriously mined in the underground asphalt mines of La Presta and exported all over the world for road construction. Today the mines are no longer in operation and are partially open to the public as a museum.

For over 100 years asphalt was laboriously mined in the underground asphalt mines of La Presta and exported all over the world for road construction. Today the mines are no longer in operation and are partially open to the public as a museum.

Kesslerloch

The Kesslerloch cave is one of the most important sites of the late Ice Age in Europe and provides traces of settlements from the Upper Palaeolithic Age (Magdalenian civilisation, 14 000 – 12 000 B.C.).