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.