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La Chaux-de-Fonds was once the leading watch-making industry town. It is also the birth place of Le Corbusier, the famous architect whose original name was Charles E. Jeanneret Gris. The place consists of ‘Maison Blanche’, the first house designed by the famous architect in 1912.
The city also comprises ‘Musee International de l'Horlogerie’, the international watch museum. It is entirely about the history of time measurement. The museum contains over 4,500 exhibits which include 700 wall clocks and 2,700 watches.
The city was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2009. It features a chessboard design that was developed at the start of the 19th century after the breakout of a catastrophic fire.
The climate in the mountains of Jura can be a bit harsh. On the isolated heights of Le Locle lies the village of La Brevine, also known as the Siberia of Switzerland. The place holds the record of having Switzerland’s lowest temperature at 41.8 degrees. However, it is quite pleasant during summers when you can have a good time walking, strolling and cycling.
You can book cheap flights to La Chaux-de-Fonds for visiting Le Locle, a municipality in the district of Neuchatel. It is located a few kilometers away from La Chaux-de-Fonds on the mountains of Jura. Swiss watch-making is famous in the town. In fact, it is this very place where the watch-making industry of Switzerland was born in the year 1600. The place is home to brands like Zenith, Tissot, Zodiac, Universal Geneva, Ulysse Nardin etc.
Lake Neuchatel, another tourist attraction of the place, flows in Romandy. The major portion of the lake is in the canton of Neuchatel but it is also shared by Bern, Fribourg and Vaud. Its surface of 218.3 km sq makes it the largest lake in Switzerland and the 59th in the whole of Europe.
The European Iron Age culture and La Tène culture can be found on the north of Lake Neuchâtel. A rich collection of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp over here in 1857. The culture flourished in the latter part of the Iron Age in Switzerland, eastern France, southwest Germany, Romania etc.
You can also book cheap flights to La Chaux-de-Fonds for visiting Gurnigel Pass, a mountain pass located in the canton of Bern. This pass links Zollhaus and Riggisberg. It serves as the venue for cross country race. Get your flight tickets and book hotels in La Chaux-de-Fonds today to spend a serene holiday there.