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The Swiss sugar capital, where sugar beet from all Western Switzerland is processed, Aarberg has preserved an old town with a large square lined with good restaurants.
Near Riedholz, just east of Solothurn, there used to be a large cellulose factory on the banks of the Aare river. Built in 1881, it closed in 2008 and has since found a new life. The place has become a multifaceted living quarter with bars, restaurants, cultural events, street art, etc. Like a little Berlin at the gates of Solothurn.
During Antiquity, Avenches was the capital of Helvetia. You can see, among other Roman ruins, an arena where various shows and festivals take place today.
Büren an der Aare
Büren an der Aare, a small medieval town dating back to the 13th century, is situated on the banks of the Aare, the longest river in Switzerland with 291 km from its source in the Bernese Alps to its mouth in the Rhine.
A small town in Canton Fribourg on the southern shore of Lake Neuchâtel that is both a beautiful medieval town and a water sports paradise. Our stroll takes you on a tour of the old town.
La Neuveville
La Neuveville is located in the canton of Bern, right next to the Neuchâtel town of Le Landeron and on the shore of Lake Biel, but it is an entirely French-speaking town, with a picturesque old town and a beautiful lakeside promenade.
Le Landeron
Le Landeron is the only town in Canton Neuchâtel situated on the shores of Lake Biel, but its picturesque old town stands inland, a few hundred metres from the shore. We are here near the north gate, next to Fontaine du Vaillant (Fountain of the Valiant One).
Murten (in French Morat), on the shores of the lake of the same name and facing the vineyards of Vully, is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Switzerland. Its ramparts with towers are particularly well preserved and its main street lined with arcades is very picturesque. It is a must-see in Switzerland!
Solothurn is the most beautiful baroque city in Switzerland. Located on the banks of the Aare River, at the foot of the Jura mountains, it has been from 1530 to 1792 the seat of the French ambassadors, who had a significant influence on its architecture.
Twann (or Douanne in French) is in the heart of the vineyards on the northern shore of Lake Biel, which relatively unknown wines are no match for those of other Swiss regions. Here we are in front of the House of the Wine of Lake Biel, where you will find all the good addresses.
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