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.

Switzerland's youngest cantonal capital is rich in history

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 Jura art and history museum 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.

Numerous events

Every year, Delémont also hosts a number of events such as the Delémont’BD festival dedicated to the world of comic strips. For the more sporty, don't miss the Slow Up Jura.

Activities for young and old

Leisure activity enthusiasts can choose from a number of activities in or around the city, including a rope park, Noah’s Arch gallery and Switzerland’s largest labyrinth. And for adventure seekers, the Jura Foxtrail offers a thrilling scavenger hunt.

Good to know

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.



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Suggested activities

Fun & Adventure | La Croisée des loisirs is a sports and entertainment complex in Delémont.

Museum | Discover the extraordinary skill and imagination of taxidermy.

Fun & Adventure | "The free Drallo app offers a new way to explore the outdoors. Simply download the app and get started. You will be guided through St-Ursanne via GPS and learn more about the medieval town. Make new discoveries along the way and prepare for an adventure-filled, fun-packed experience. A surprise awaits you at the end of the tour if you answer all the questions correctly."

Fun & Adventure | Thrills for youngs and olds alike.

Fun & Adventure | Are you able to escape within 60 minutes?

Fun & Adventure | Come jump on the trampolines in six different zones of the indoor hall with more than 750 m2 at the Jumping Jack Trampoline Park.

Fun & Adventure | An interactive and fun escape game for teams of 2-6 people.

Fun & Adventure | Simulators with sophisticated graphics for a real-life driving experience.

Fun & Adventure | Everybody knows the famous Swiss Army knife. Delémont is where it is made.

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Power paths in Jura

Enjoy the clean, fresh air and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and its five elements, either during a hike or a revitalizing stay off the beaten track.

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