Top things to do in Delémont

Top Choice Japanese in Delémont


This authentic Japanese restaurant – one of relatively few in Switzerland – is not what you'd expect to find in this far-flung corner of the Jura, but it's a good reason to visit town. All your favourites are here: …
Sculpture in Delémont

La Balade de Séprais

Contemporary art and installation lovers will enjoy this open-air sculpture park about 12km west of Delémont between the villages of Séprais and Boécourt. Accessible any time, the 'gallery' consists of three well-ma…
French in Delémont

Les Viviers

This convivial auberge on the outskirts of Delémont serves seasonal cuisine made using fresh, local ingredients. Dishes include filet de perche aux amandes (perch fillets with almonds – lovely!), homemade cordon ble…
Historic Building in Delémont

Château de Delémont

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 was completed in 1721. If you want to peer around the ground…
Chapel in Delémont

Chapelle du Vorbourg

About 3km outside town is this dramatically located chapel, clinging to a ledge above the Birse, a tributary of the Rhine. It was first built in the 11th century, but was destroyed by earthquake in 1356. Since then …
Museum in Delémont

Musée Jurassien d’Art et d’Histoire

This local-history museum explores life in the Jura over the centuries through a permanent collection of paintings, art, artefacts and documents. The museum also hosts visiting exhibitions and offers guided tours on…
Art in Delémont

Delémont BD

A rising star in the world of comics (of the drawn variety), this three-day festival attracts up to 8000 visitors and features workshops, markets, live bands and parties.
Music in Delémont


Sleepy Delémont cranks up the volume to host DJs from around Europe at this weekend-long party drawing visitors from across Switzerland and beyond.