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Excursion into Geology

Excursion into Geology

The little known route from Biel via Gaicht to the Twannbach Gorge, and further to Twann, is an excursion into Geology. There are numerous large and small boulders along the scenic hiking trails.

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Watchmaking industry in Biel

City Museums – Biel has been an industrial and watchmaking centre since the 19th century.

Biel has been an industrial and watchmaking centre since the 19th century.

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Pile dwellings

City Museums – The prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps were officially recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.

The prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps were officially recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.

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Going with the flow – naturally

Summer mountain tips – The Aare is the longest river lying entirely within Switzerland. Between Biel and Solothurn, it offers perfect conditions for canoeists.

The Aare is the longest river lying entirely within Switzerland. Between Biel and Solothurn, it offers perfect conditions for canoeists.

Going with the flow – naturally
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