La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle

1 day in La Chaux-de-Fonds: Watchmaking afternoon

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.


14:00 to 15:00 Tourist train

Visit the watchmaking town of La Chaux-de-Fonds on board the touristic train. Comfortably seated, you can discover the city's chequered streets. The departure point is at the Place Espacité in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Note that this particular activity is only available from 1 June to 30 September.


15:00 to 15:30 Space for watchmaking urbanism

Upon the arrival of the train, visit the Espace de l'Urbanisme Horloger, Rue Jaquet-Droz 23, and discover a 15-minute film on the history of the city and the origin of its urbanism which has earned it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


15:30 to 17:00 International Watch Museum

5 minutes away from the Espace de l'Urbanisme Horloger, the International Watch Museum will enchant you with its rich collection and its museography which honours watchmaking and the measurement of time.


17:00 to 18:00 Dessert or snack with a breathtaking view

Take the opportunity to climb to the 14th floor of the Espacité Tower to see the characteristic checkerboard of the city from above. The Panoramic restaurant Citérama offers a well-deserved break!


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