Maison de la Tête de Moine

Fribourg, Drei-Seen-Land and The Jura

This excellent museum dedicated to the history of the eponymous 'Monks Head' cheese and the neighbouring Abbatiale de Bellelay is a great reason to come to Bellelay. Two words: cheese tastings.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Fribourg, Drei-Seen-Land and The Jura attractions

1. Abbatiale de Bellelay

0.18 MILES

The Abbatiale de Bellelay, 8km north of Tavannes between Moutier and St Imier, is now a psychiatric hospital, but you are free to wander the grounds…

2. La Balade de Séprais

7.79 MILES

Contemporary art and installation lovers will enjoy this open-air sculpture park about 12km west of Delémont between the villages of Séprais and Boécourt…

3. Old Town

9.01 MILES

Biel-Bienne's beautiful Old Town huddles around the 'Ring', a plaza whose name harks back to bygone days when community bigwigs sat here in a semicircle…

4. Centre PasquArt

9.08 MILES

With a determinedly modern annex bolted onto an imposing 1886 hospital building, this place displays intriguing contemporary art exhibitions with a strong…

5. Neues Museum Biel

9.09 MILES

The Neues Museum features an extensive and fascinating collection of art, history and archaeological exhibits from Biel and beyond. Highlights include a…

6. Omega Museum

9.15 MILES

For watch buffs. This well-done museum also has English-language tours on demand.

8. Château de Delémont

10.83 MILES

A Swiss Heritage site of national significance, Delémont's former castle, in the centre of town, today houses a primary school. Built in baroque style, it…