They are 3,000 to 7,000 years old, well preserved but mostly invisible – yet the five settlements of pile dwellings in the Lake Biel/Bienne region are on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites, for they are among the rarest of their kind in the world.
The prehistoric sites may lie buried beneath thick layers of sediment, but you can still «visit» them – thanks to the Palafittes Guide iPhone app, full of fascinating information.
2 to 4 hours (half day)
|Suitable for children with age||
10 to 13 years, 14+ years
Education, Nature, Relax