Although Biel is the capital of the watch industry, it's (almost) impossible to visit a watch factory. But there is an alternative: the Omega Museum opposite the factory.
Whether you opt for a day tour or a multi-day adventure, a trip on Switzerland’s greatest river is a delight. The stretch from the Nidau-Büren Canal to Solothurn offers exceptional charm.
The Congress Centre in the city centre of Biel/Bienne, with its architecture from the 1950s and 60s, renovated in 2001/2002, is a major feature of the city. Under its impressive suspended roof, an amazing range of cultural and commercial events take place, everything from fitness to leisure activities.
The Jura waters correction is a unique heritage of human creativity. The Nidau Castle Museum, opened in October 2004, aims to heighten this awareness.