Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Biel

The lake, mountains and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Biel. Renowned for its snowboarding, chocolate shops and hockey games, this city welcomes all visitors. Bundeshaus and Stade de Suisse Wankdorf are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Biel

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Biel has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Freibad Marzili (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Bear Pits (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Biel

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Biel is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • City Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lake Bienne (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lake Biel (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • St. Peter's Island (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • L'Ecole du Clos Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Sainte-Catherine Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Biel

The nearest airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Biel/Bienne Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Biel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10 holiday lettings around Biel. From 9 Flats to 9 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Biel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Biel. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swiss Reformed City Church: 68 holiday lettings
  • City Park: 67 holiday lettings
  • Museum Schwab: 70 holiday lettings
  • Biel/Bienne Station: 74 holiday lettings
  • Portalban Harbor: 76 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Biel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Biel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Flats in Biel. Our other popular types of Biel holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Biel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 8 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Biel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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