Delémont, the capital of the Canton of Jura, is a city surrounded by nature. The old town with its vibrant mix of shops and restaurants invites you to take a stroll and relax.
Discover a number of historic buildings such as the town hall, the church of St-Marcel and the castle, the former summer residence of the Prince-Bishop of Basel. Visit the and learn more about the region through interactive exhibitions for young and old.
Be sure to take a walk up to the Vorbourg Chapel, which overlooks the town. Perched on a promontory, this sanctuary offers superb views over the Birs Valley.
Every year, Delémont also hosts a number of events such as the dedicated to the world of comic strips. For the more sporty, don't miss the .
Activities for young and old
Leisure activity enthusiasts can choose from a number of activities in or around the city, including a , and Switzerland’s largest . And for adventure seekers, the offers a thrilling scavenger hunt.
Good to know
- The brochure "City Walks" is a 1-hour itinerary for visiting the town on foot. Available at the tourist offices.
- Also take a look at the section on visiting the town for guided tours.