La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle

1 day in La Chaux-de-Fonds: Urban Townplanning

Immerse yourself in the World Heritage: a one-day programme awaits you to spend with family or friends in the world of the watchmaking industry!

Programme suggestion to discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site "La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning" in one day.


10:00 to 12:00 The Barons Game

Playfully and with your family, follow in the footsteps of Uncle Louis, who had his watch stolen. Through three museums and the town planning of the watch industry, you will solve the mystery. Start at the tourist office in La Chaux-de-Fonds. 


12:00 to 13:00 Lunch in the city centre

The city centre of La Chaux-de-Fonds offers a variety of restaurants with something for everyone. The reception at the tourist office will be happy to make suggestions for you and your family.


13:30 to 14:00 Espace de l'urbanisme horloger

Visit the Espace de l'urbanisme horloger, rue Jaquet-Droz 23, and discover a 15-minute film about the history of the city and the origins of its urban planning, which earned it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


14:00 to 16:00 Muzoo - La Chaux-de-Fonds Zoo

An emblematic park in La Chaux-de-Fonds on the edge of the town planning of the watchmaking industry offers a free animal park as well as playgrounds. The new Natural History Museum is also located in the Muzoo complex and complements the historical tour of the town!


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