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Guided visit of the former stamping factory Langel in Courtelary

"Yesterday I visited a factory dating from 1917 and it felt as if the workers would appear any minute to operate the still fully functional machines. I was able to imagine the work of each one at his machine very vividly. Very impressing, one was bound to believe that the boss was entering the scene right then to greet us. Even the smell of the machine oil still lingered in the air... "

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Info
Guided visit of the former stamping factory Langel in Courtelary, upon reservation:

Duration: 1 hours
Languages: French, German
Price: CHF 120.00, max. 15 persons per group
Booking: in advance, all year round at the tourism offic

Good to know

  • A time machine: visitors find themselves a century back in time, like in a dream. Everything is still there, functioning and intact, ever since the day the last worker left the factory.
  • Even the time recording machine with the last worker’s time card is still there today.
  • At the end of the visit, a documentary film, "Back to the factory/Retour à l'usine", realized by Mémoires d'Ici, is shown.

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Jura bernois Tourisme
Place de la Gare 2
2610 St-Imier
T. +41 (0) 32 942 39 42

Guided visit of the former stamping factory Langel in Courtelary