Chasseral – nature reserve in the Jura

Chasseral – nature reserve in the Jura

The Chasseral, at 1606 meters, is the highest peak in the Bernese Jura in the northwest of the canton of Bern. Since November 2022, the region has been known as “Grand Chasseral” in reference to its highest peak. The Nods Chasseral transmitter is located...
St-Ursanne – Pearl of the Juras

St-Ursanne – Pearl of the Juras

St-Ursanne, also known as the “Pearl of the Jura”, is located in the north-eastern canton of Jura. Around 690 predominantly French-speaking inhabitants live in this medieval town. The town owes its existence to the founding of the monastery in honor of the...
Grandson Castle

Grandson Castle

The municipality of Grandson in Switzerland is home to the impressive Grandson Castle, a fortress on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel. Alongside the famous Chillon Castle, it is one of the most imposing medieval fortifications in Vaud. The castle is an integral part of...
Lake Murten – Lac de Morat

Lake Murten – Lac de Morat

Lake Murten – Lac de Morat – stretches across the Swiss cantons of Fribourg (Fribourg) and Vaud (Vaud). The town of Murten characterizes the appearance of the lake and includes the villages of Altavilla, Büchslen, Burg, Courlevon, Jeuss, Lurtingen and...
Lake Biel – Lac de Bienne

Lake Biel – Lac de Bienne

Lake Biel, known as “Lac de Bienne” in French, is located in the cantons of Bern and Neuchâtel. Together with Lakes Neuchâtel and Murten, Lake Biel is one of the so-called Jura lakes. The northern shore of Lake Biel is characterized by intensive...