Cultural Heritage

Bienvenue en Ajoie, patrie du HC AJoie !

Welcome to Porrentruy and the Ajoie region, the cradle of the Ajoie ice hockey club!

Porrentruy. © Reto Duriet

We welcome you to the green surroundings of the Ajoie, where you can enjoy culture, nature and relaxation. After the game, it's time to go for a stroll and explore this region which has much to offer for every taste! Whether you love history or art, wide open spaces and nature, or sports of all kinds, you will be able to find it all here.


Porrentruy, a former residence of the Prince-Bishops of Basel, is known for its imposing castle and the Réfous Tower, a massive old watchtower overlooking the old town.

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Top activités Porrentruy

Museum | Exhibition of the artists Plonk & Replonk.

Cultural Heritage | Visit unusual places in Porrentruy along the «Secret Circuit».

Fun & Adventure | Dinotec: a window into the past

Fun & Adventure | Huge dinosaurs in the forest, just above the famous caves.

Cultural Heritage | Excavations at the Banné: searching for a treasure in the Jura’s earth

Natural sites | A mysterious subterranean world, the kindgom of stalactites and stalagmites.

Natural sites | Discover the old ponds of the Prince Bishops of Basel

Museum | Swiss Fruits and Distillery Museum

Museum | Porrentruy Optical Art

Museum | A foundation for the nature heritage of the Jura.


Are you looking for a hotel, a guest room, a holiday flat or even a more unusual accommodation? You are sure to find your heart’s desire here.

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The Ajoie on foot or by bike

Hiking | After the lovely old town of Porrentruy, across fields to the forested Jura chain. Then a descent through...

Cycling | Start out in Porrentruy to discover the plains of the Ajoie.

Hiking | From Delémont to Saignelégier, via Porrentruy and St-Ursanne, the Chemin du Jura is a wonderful 5-stage hiking route. Wide open spaces, breathtaking views, relaxation far from the urban bustle and unforgettable moments are on the programme!

Hiking | This 13-km hike is an opportunity to explore the historic site of Le Largin.

Hiking | The trail leads to the Damassine prune trees, which grow wild and, according to legend, were brought over by crusaders from Damascus a long time ago.

Hiking | Family hike to discover the damassine.

Hiking | The “Friends of Km 0” Association This association aims to take stock of and uncover the remnants and...

Hiking | Starting from Grandfontaine and passing by the Caves of Réclère.

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Get free public transport and benefit from numerous discounts on activities during your stay in the Jura region!

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