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Besides Berlin, Potsdam, Munich, Cologne and Dresden, we have the pleasure to welcome you on the new tourist information website dedicated to the lovely town of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

Neuchâtel certainly does not rank among the top Swiss tourist hotspots, like Geneva, Zurich or Lucerne. Still, Neuchâtel is a region of astonishing beauty, with numerous attractive cultural and natural sites. Moreover, it offers variety and excellent tourist facilities. We have chosen to include this town with only 32,000 inhabitants in our information platform for two reasons. First of all, it has been our intention, ever since the launch of LatLon-Europe’s first website, not to restrict ourselves to presenting well-known major destinations. So, we also introduce smaller cities which are not less interesting and deserve more attention, as they all offer the opportunity to spend a perfect holiday. Secondly, the owner of the website, Pascal Jeanrenaud, is Neuchâtel born and bred – and convinced that his hometown and its magnificent surroundings are a real find for tourists. As Pascal has come to appreciate the charms of Neuchâtel even more since he left to live in Berlin, he now wants you to discover them.

LatLon-Europe introduces you to Neuchâtel, in all LATitude an LONGitude, from the town’s monuments, sights and museums, to its history and to hotels, restaurants and guided tours, providing all the practical information you need to make your holiday a success.


Our pages offer useful information to help visitors find their way around Neuchâtel and appreciate its charms. Choose your own must-sees from our selection of the main sights in the city of Neuchâtel. Moreover, we introduce you to the whole region, offering details on various subjects, and give you an overview of the city’s history.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:

Sights and monuments of Neuchâtel

For example: The Hôtel DuPeyrou
The palace-like Hôtel DuPeyrou gives an example of Prussian influence on Neuchâtel history. Erected from 1764 to 1771 for Pierre-Alexandre DuPeyrou, a friend of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the splendorous private residence is a proof of its owner’s fortune. Rousseau sought and was given refuge in Neuchâtel, then under the rule of Frederick the Great of Prussia whom he was friends with. Read more...

Click here to find all the sights at a glance


The Canton of Neuchâtel opens its gates

For example: Hike in the Natural Reserve of Creux-du-Van
If you spend your holiday in the Canton of Neuchâtel, on a walking tour in the nature reserve of the Creux-du-Van you will discover one of the most beautiful landscapes of Romandy and one of the most impressive geological sites of Switzerland – the natural rock cirque of Creux-du-Van. Read more...

Click here to find this hiking tour and the rest of the canton


History of the Town and Canton of Neuchâtel

The history of Neuchâtel begins under the Second Kingdom of Burgundy which stretched from the banks of the Mediterranean Sea up to Basel. The first mention of a “novum castellum” – a new castle – dates from 1011, in the reign of Rudolf III (993-1032). The name obviously refers to the recent character of the foundation and to the construction of a castle, erected on a hilltop overlooking the plain and the lake, probably at the site of the Prisons Tower. Read more...

Click here to find the History of Neuchâtel

Look out: Our page offers useful information and details of the best hotels and restaurants in the Town and Canton of Neuchâtel.


Whether you stop by for a short visit or stay at Neuchâtel for a longer time, we hope it will be a pleasant experience. By providing information about all the cultural offerings in town and around the region the portal LatLon-Neuchâtel wants to help make your visit memorable. Most of LatLon’s pages of are printable in PDF-format.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:

Museums in Neuchâtel town and canton

For example: International horology Museum (MIH)
Over 4,000 preserved pieces ranging from the sun dial to the atomic clock. The only museum of its kind in the world, it dynamically recounts the historic, artistic and scientific adventure of time measurement.

Click here to see all the museums at a glance


Culture and leisure offerings

To assist you in preparing your travel to Neuchâtel, this page lists the most popular cultural and leisure venues.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:

  Theaters, Concerts, Art Galleries
  Amazing Places to Discover & Relaxation
  Sports Facilities


2022 Calendar of events at Neuchâtel

Visit the new version of the LatLon website which replaces these pages (All events 2024) 😃 :


The best way to understand and appreciate a place is by hiring the services of a passionate tour guide. Our local partner will discover the highlights of Neuchâtel to you.
Individual programs available on request.

Your expert local guide in Neuchâtel: Illico Travel

For an original discovery of the city, do it in the company of a Neuchatel: anecdotes, places where you will meet the locals…To discover the classical Neuchatel as well as Neuchatel off the beaten trails, we strongly recommend to contact Illico Travel agency: their professional, enthusiastic and warm-hearted guides will lead you to the discovery. You will find the themes of the guided tours on this page.

For more information on my guided tours click here...


Europe is a beautiful continent and many of its cities are worth visiting. LatLon-Europe was created to present some of its most interesting and attractive cities, providing all useful information you need to plan a holiday: Sights & monuments, the history of the city; moreover, a choice of the best hotels & restaurants, and cultural offerings and events in the region – all of this in several languages.

LatLon-Europe is a web portal for tourist information managed by Pascal Jeanrenaud from Berlin. Various local partners support the small business. LatLon-Europe introduces a new travel destination that deserves your attention, from well-known cities like Berlin, Dresden, Geneva, Munich, Cologne and Hamburg to smaller towns like Neuchâtel, Lausanne or Potsdam.

If you are interested in collaborating in the presentation of one of our next destinations, find additional information under the headings “About this website” and “Your business in this space” or simply send us an E-mail.

We hope that our presentations make you want to discover these places on one your next travels. We invite you visit our website regularly and get to know more charming cities in Europe.

Please note: As LatLon-Europe exclusively provides information, we invite you to contact the tourist service providers, such as hotels or tour guides, yourself. We also have a list of specialized travel agencies available.

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