Events
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

World Heritage Days 2024: Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

09.06.2024

The UNESCO World Heritage properties in Switzerland open their doors and invite you into the world of our Heritage with unique experiences! 

Would you like to learn more about UNESCO World Heritage in Switzerland? Follow in the footsteps of our Heritage on the weekend of 8th and 9th June 2024! The World Heritage Days offer unique insights into the diverse natural and cultural treasures of Switzerland and allow views that are otherwise often closed to visitors.

Programme

At the Laténium, Switzerland's largest archaeology museum, much focuses on the Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps. As part of the World Heritage Days, visitors will gain a unique insight into this thousand-year-old history.

The Laténium is offering an exceptional outing on the lake, to discover the lakeside villages in the bays of Bevaix and Cortaillod. Aboard solar-powered boats, take a close-up look at the UNESCO-protected sites!

Information

  • Times: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Duration: 1h30.
  • Price: CHF 10 per person
  • Meeting point: in Bevaix, archaeological base, ch. des Saules (200 metres from the port of Bevaix towards the Pointe du Grain).
Remarks

In the case of strong winds, the excursions will be cancelled (48 hours in advance).

Provider
Laténium, parc et musée d’archéologie
Espace Paul Vouga
2068 Hauterive
  https://latenium.ch/
  latenium@ne.ch
  +41 32 889 69 10
Event location
  • Schedule
    Journey
    to Bevaix (bateau)
  • Archaeological base, ch. des Saules (200 metres from the port of Bevaix towards the Pointe du Grain).

  • Registration

    Registration required on 032 889 69 17 (Tue-Sun 10am-5pm).

    Registration