|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$2 450.16|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$5.29|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.31|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$43.43|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$3.95|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$75.73|
Neuchatel is a tiny but popular and beautiful city in Switzerland. It is particularly known for the spectacular Castle of Neuchatel which can be accessed via guided tours between the months of April and September. If you want to book cheap flights to Neuchatel, it is better to book tickets to the Bern Airport which is only 40 km away from the city and can be easily reached by rail or motorway.
Neuchatel comprises an old town that is well preserved and can be best explored if you wander around on foot, discovering its countless alleys, some of which are quite steep. There are 140 fountains in total, some of which are as old as 16th century. You will also come across several 16th century buildings. Some are even older than that, like the Collegial Church dating back to the 10th century.
Neuchatel also boasts of a number of museums of which the most interesting one is the Latenium. It is an archeological museum that has external as well as internal exhibits focusing on the primitive times of Neuchatel and environs. The Museum of Art and History also has a rich past attached to it. Other attractions include the Esplanade Leopold-Robert and an ethnography museum.
One thing you cannot afford to miss while being on Neuchatel is its lake. Firstly, you can enjoy a scenic view of the city from the lake. Secondly, there are several trails along its shoreline where you can take a romantic walk with your partner. However, do not consider circumnavigating the whole lake because it is the largest in the whole of Switzerland. The mountains and hills surrounding it can be explored by mountain bike or foot. You can also swim, sail or boat in the water in the summer months.
The ideal time to book cheap flights to Neuchatel is early autumn and late spring when the weather is really pleasant. The maximum rainfall takes place in the month of August. Hotels in Neuchatel can also be booked between June and August when the climate remains warm, with the temperature oscillating between 21C and 24C.