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"The Slave Business", Neuchâtel

"I’ve been living in Neuchatel since years – and have often admired the beautiful manor property on walks. I found out where the riches for its construction came from thanks to this tour. And I heard for the first time about the entanglement of the Neuchatel folk in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Amongst other aspects, at eight stations I learned how the region’s Indienne manufacture generated a business upswing – and that slaves were taken back to the old homeland of their Swiss masters. Wandering through the Old Town and being able to gain an insight of past goings on I found great. I also appreciated the animated group talks thanks to the tour guides. "


Tours possible all year long, on request only.
Price for groups : CHF 20.- per person – minimum price CHF 200.- per group (maximum 20 people)
For schools the price is CHF 200.- per group.



Good to know

  • Guided tour on foot.
  • Length of visit : 1.30
  • Languages : French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese.
  • After the city tour enjoy an aperitif in the Hotel DuPeyrou : CHF 13.- per person

Izabel Barros von Mühlenen 
T. +41 (0) 31 535 12 62

"The Slave Business", Neuchâtel

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