Guided city tour

Guided tour of Biel's old town

Biel's old town
Biel's old town. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber
  • Place

    • Tourisme Bienne Seeland, Rue Centrale 60, 2501 Bienne
  • Recommended Duration

    • 1 h 0

Explore the magical atmosphere of the historical old town, and discover Biel’s history and the most important places to visit.

The old town is the jewel of Biel/Bienne. This was where the Romans worshipped the God "Belenus" for many centuries. Incidentally, Biel/Bienne owes its name to this Roman deity. The Ring is the oldest square in our town, as you walk around here you will discover a magnificent, magical, romantic and peaceful place. Follow one of our town guides and you will embark upon a journey through time to learn about the history and tales of the town.


  • Prices public guided tours

    Single price

    • CHF 15.-
  • Prices for groups

    Groups up to 25 persons

    • CHF 120.-

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Custom hours on request
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Booking required
  • Activities

    • Guided tours
  • Services

    • Suitable for groups



Good to know

Good to know
    • Guided public tours 2023/2024: 14.10, 18.11, 09.12, 20.01, 10.02, 16.03: 2.30 pm
    • Group: max. 25 per group
    • Languages: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish
    • Request for groups: all year round, at the tourist office
    • Meeting point: Bäsetöri (Jakob-Rosius-Strasse 16, 2502 Biel/Bienne)
    • The city of Biel was awarded the Wakker Prize in 2004. The Wakker Prize is awarded by the Swiss Heritage Society to a political community in Switzerland for exemplary townscape protection.

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Guided tour of Biel's old town
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