Things to see and do - Porrentruy
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Porrentruy Travel guide
Porrentruy : Michelin's recommendations
Porrentruy, founded in 1283 by Basel's prince-bishops, was built in the heart of the Ajoie region. It is today a peaceful and attractive town. Residence of the former Basel bishopric's sovereigns from the 16C, the town, annexed during the French Revolution, was the seat of the Mt Terrible district, including today's cantons of the Jura and Berne Jura as far as Bienne.
Tourist attractions Porrentruy : Things to see and do
Grand-Rue CH - 2900 Porrentruy
The gate to France, remains of the old wall, mark the entrance to the old town. Here you will see some elegant 18C buildings, including the Hôtel des Halles, the Town Hall and the hospital that houses a very interesting museum of local history. The t..
CH - 2900 Porrentruy
Dominating the Allaine Valley with its imposing figure, the castle has retained its medieval tower, Tour Refous (45m), which stands near a group of buildings that now house official services such as the cantonal tribunal. The corridor of the tribunal..