Monuments

L'Abbaye de Bellelay. Photo/Foto: TES.

Abbey of Bellelay

The Premonstratensian abbey of Bellelay, a small town in the Petit Val in Canton Jura, is known for its water system and ponds.

The Prince-Bishop of Basel, Ortlieb von Frohburg (unknown-1164) founded the abbey around 1140. French troops destroyed the abbey in 1797.

(Further information: www.jurabernois.ch).