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Neuchatel

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Neuchatel is a city in Switzerland.

Get in

Neuchatel is served by the major train line which crosses Switzerland on the southern Jura.

Get around

Public transportation in Neuchatel is fairly good. You can buy a ticket from any of the bus stations and there is a 24 hour pass for CHF7.00 which allows you to use any transport in the Neuchatel area for 24 hours from the time of issue.

See

The old castle of Neuchatel, the historic downtown, the so-called "Eglise Rouge", the Red Church.

Do

Visit the old downtown with a historic center.

Buy

A swiss watch made in the Val-de-Travers.

Eat

Fondue Neuchateloise, which is a speciality of Switzerland, that consists of molten cheese in which you dip bread.

Drink

A number of regional wines, including the ones from Auvernier, Cortaillod, Hauterive and La Coudre. They may seem bitter.

Sleep

The five star hotel "Palafitte" located on the see.

Saty Safe

Neuchatel is a fairly safe city, but compared to the rest of Switzerland, it may have a relatively high "crime-rate". Although violent crime is unheard of, petty crime and pickpocketing is a problem. Avoid going the suspicious places like Jolimont and Serrieres after day time.

Get out

Bern

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