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Lac de Neuchatel

Place du Port de Neuchatel/Debarcadere, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 729 96 00
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Nice for walking with kids & using the plage

We are going to Neuchâtel / we live in Vaud/ every week, just for this - plague, several... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Miroslav H
Beautiful - Clean

Swam in the lake with the kids .. Beautifully clean and great temperature. Various sandy... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
John H
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Place du Port de Neuchatel/Debarcadere, Neuchatel 2010, Switzerland
+41 32 729 96 00
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We are going to Neuchâtel / we live in Vaud/ every week, just for this - plague, several playgrounds for the kids, close to the city center. Also couple places for a drink & eat Nice view

Thank Miroslav H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Swam in the lake with the kids .. Beautifully clean and great temperature. Various sandy beaches around and loads of places to stop for coffee / food / beer.

Thank John H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A fantastic lake with lots of beaches dotted around and promenades along the lake front . With the Alps in the background the view is breathtaking . Nice views and good place to swim/ relax on a summer sunny day .

2  Thank Ahsan171
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the best places ever for summer sunsets. Take a boat ride, picnic, and swim. One of Switzerland's larger lakes.

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to have breakfast over looking the lake, boats, paddle boards and walkers to see. Peaceful and nice.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Everybody love walking, party, eating, making BBQ near the Lake and swimming in the lake : tourists, students, families, couple.... No cars, no noise just water, mountains and within two minutes walking you can be downtown or in Neuchatel old town.

1  Thank AQ1966
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We have been here in July 17, in the mid summer when the town of Neuchatel is very famous for its beaches and its great atmosphere, that’s although there are more people in the city still stays true towards its roots as an village in...More

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I was there as a petsitter for six days. Just wanted to spend a lot of my time with the pets. Lovely parks. Long walks into town and back. Very beautiful lake but not Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) by any means. I think there is...More

Thank explorer1002015
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I spent an entire afternoon just walking and sitting at the lake. The city has provided amazing walkways and benches through out Neuchatel to enjoy the the lake and its surroundings.

Thank Amy1918
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Neuchatel is a great city for a weekend break. The lakeside is very popular, whether you want to relax alongside the water, have a drink or eat in one of the many cafes and restaurants, or enjoy the old city streets. It is peaceful and...More

Thank NickyNacs
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Will be driving or training from Geneva next Wednesday afternoon to arrive in Chur/Arosa by Thursday evening (for business) with my 13 year old daughter. We have one full day and overnight and want to spend it in a French speaking canton doing something unique. Neuchatel sounds perfect. Creux-du-Van looks amazing. But since we will have several days of enjoying the mountains when we get to Arosa, we wanted to instead use the 24 hours to do a lakeside experience where we can speak French with the locals, enjoy shops and outdoor cafes, and maybe visit a castle. If the weather is nice, would love to take a bike ride for a couple of hours and explore paths along the lake to take in the views. Question: To find a hotel in a setting that offers these opportunities, and which loans/rents bikes, should we plan to stay in the city of Neuchatel itself, or should we look at some of other villages along the lake or Murtensee lake? All of the TA reviews I find here in this section are for the "Lac de Neuchatel", but I don't see which town/city. Thanks for suggestions! Jamie
18 September 2015|
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Response from restaurant71 | Reviewed this property |
I'm a tourist in my own country and so I can't be of much help. However, Neuchâtel is a lovely city with much to see and I like to think that it is best to stay there instead of a small village in the area removed from... More