municipality in the canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Val-de-Travers is a municipality of the district of Val-de-Travers in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

coat of arms

It was created on 1 January 2009, when the former municipalities of Boveresse, Buttes, Couvet, Fleurier, Les Bayards, Môtiers, Noiraigue, Saint-Sulpice and Travers merged to form Val-de-Travers.[1]

The region is known for its production of absinthe.

It is the largest municipality of the canton of Neuchâtel.


  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 14 January 2010