The city by the lake and at the foot of the Jura mountains is a dynamic place to be. Switzerland’s largest bilingual city offers you a wide range of events and attractions:
Swiss Basketball Swiss Tour27.04.2019, Tissot Arena
Swiss Sculpture Exhibition: «Robert Walser-Sculpture» Thomas Hirschhorn Biel/Bienne - 15 june to 8 september 2019Thomas Hirschhorn's «Presence and Production Project» includes his daily presence and production on the platform, supported by 200 inhabitants of Biel for bringing to life the work of the writer Robert Walser. Associations, institutions, artists, writers and other interested parties are involved.
From 15 June to 8 September 2019, around 30 events will take place every day for 86 days, 12 hours a day (from 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.). The events will be open to everyone free of charge and will enable all to experience Robert Walser in a new way.
Carnival Biel/Bienne celebrates the crazy days of carnival!
Biel/Bienne Festival of PhotographyExhibitions, guided tours, performances and discussion on the subject of photography
Race DaysOver more than 100 km
BraderieThe city’s great 3-day street Party
Pod'RingCulture week in the old city Center
International Summer Academy BielAt the public concerts you can see the high Standard of the Young talents and the docents
International Chess FestivalGoing head-to-head with the world’s elite
lakelive FestivalA new and colourful world of art, culture, music & sport
Big BangSwitzerland’s biggest beach Party
Swiss French Film FestivalFirst class French cinema in Switzerland’s largest bilingual City
Biel/Bienne Philosophy ConferenceInformation, discussion and multi-media presentation via lectures, workshops, theatre, film and art
Biel's Christmas marketOne of the most beautiful Christmas markets of the region
Tourism in the Biel/Bienne Seeland RegionYou can find an overview of ‘What’s On’ in Biel/Bienne this year on the Tourism in Biel-Seeland website.
How to find us
Buses: 1 / 3N / 5 / 6 / 8 / 70, 71, alight at: «Mühlebrücke»
Car: No parking available! Nearest car park «Jakob-Rosius-Strasse» or «Rüschli»
Contact persons: Christine Riedweg, Eve Blattner, Anja Dasen Secretary