A patchwork of water meadows

Created by monks, cultivated by farmers – the water meadows around Langenthal are the last examples of this form of irrigation, which also served as flood protection. A sluice in the river is used to divert water into a network of ditches and embankments in order to flood the fields.

Jesuit church

Solothurn’s Jesuit Church may stand in the shadow of the magnificent cathedral of St. Ursen, but it is also well worth a visit – and about a hundred years older.

Solothurn’s Jesuit Church may stand in the shadow of the magnificent cathedral of St. Ursen, but it is also well worth a visit – and about a hundred years older.

Schwellenmätteli fondue chalet

The terrace, the most beautiful place in the Schwellenmätteli, in winter houses Bern’s cosiest fondue chalet.

City Park Biel

Large park with lawns and a playground. The bandstand was restored as part of a comprehensive facelift of the park, and on many a summer evening the Biel Symphony Orchestra gives a concert in this pavilion.