For over a hundred years, traditional Treberwurst has been regarded in Biel as an insider tip and culinary speciality. When the grapes are pressed out, the grape pomace (pulp) remains from which the grape marc is produced in January and February. During distillation the Treberwurst is cooked in the hot steam coming out from the cover of the distilling vessel.
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.
Taubenlochschlucht (Dovecote Gorge) is one of the most popular hikes in the region. Whether this is because of the romantic surroundings, the pleasant coolness along the way or the fact that it is an easy enough hike for families also to explore the gorge, one thing is certain: The walk from Biel to Frinvillier through the mysterious Taubenlochschlucht remains a magical experience.