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Top Choice Museum in Porrentruy

Jurassica

This smart museum occupying a beautiful baroque mansion surrounded by meticulously manicured gardens and a botanic garden features taxidermy, fossils and living botanical descendants of prehistoric times. You can ev…
Top Choice Museum in Porrentruy

Musée de l’Hôtel Dieu

Everything from books and clocks to pharmaceutical objects are displayed in this delightful museum, well placed in Porrentuy’s former hospital – a gorgeous baroque building with cobbled courtyard.
Chateau in Porrentruy

Château de Porrentruy

The Château de Porrentruy, with its 44m-tall Tour de Réfous, dominates the little village. The oldest part of the castle complex began its life in the 13th century. The castle is now occupied by offices, so you can'…
Fair in Porrentruy

Fête de la St-Martin

Held over two weekends in November, folks come from far and wide for this fete, the highlight of which is the weekend market featuring more than 50 artisanal stalls – just in time for you to stock up on original Chr…
Music in Porrentruy

Piano á Saint-Ursanne

The little village of St Ursanne, 13km southeast of Porrentruy, comes alive for this three-day celebration of the piano, featuring virtuosos at the helm of Steinway grands that will make your heart sing.
Amusement Park in Porrentruy

Préhisto Parc

This well-put-together dinosaur park in Réclère features a 2km-long footpath winding through woods past 45 different life-size prehistoric creatures lurking between trees. Beneath the park lies the caves of Grottes …
Cave in Porrentruy

Grottes de Réclère

Beneath the Préhisto Parc, 16km southwest of Porrentruy, lie these stalagmite-filled caves, discovered in 1886 and open to visitors by guided tour; dress warm (the caves are freezing). A combined ticket for the cave…
European in Porrentruy

Hôtel Demi Lune St-Ursanne

The thin crisp tartes flambées cooked over flames followed by to-die-for apple cake are the icing on the cake at this delightfully quaint, 10-room hotel-restaurant in St Ursanne with an enviable riverside terrace. I…
Thai in Porrentruy

Restaurant L'Orchidee

It's a wonderful feeling to find international cooking in a small rural village anywhere in the word, and the Orchid is no exception. Expect classic Thai food prepared with love from fresh local ingredients, without…