Welcome to the Watch Valley

VOGARD crafts all timepieces in their own ateliers in the picturesque town of Nidau nearby Bienne in Switzerland. The area of the 3 lakes is known for its long tradition of mechanical watch making as well as for its natural beauty. This region has fostered its common identity as Watch Valley – The Land of Precision. Some of the world’s most renown watch brands manufacture their timepieces in this idyllic setting where one loses track of time. Lakes, mountains vineyards and historic villages invite you to linger.

The 200 km Watchmaking Route heritage trail from Bienne to Geneva was launched at the start of the 21st century. The 38 stages of this route form a pilgrimage to the most famous watch manufacturers and specialised museums, where watchmaking secrets are revealed and unique masterpieces are on display. There is something for everyone here – watches, clocks, pocket watches, table clocks and chimes. Watchmaking is the central theme of this journey but this tradition-rich, cultural region also boasts scenic beauty.