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Secrets from the stove

Secrets from the stove

This cheese is so creamy, that one eats it with a spoon: Vacherin Mont d'Or is a cheese with a long tradition, carefully prepared by specialists in Vallée de Joux. One of the cheese specialists is Jean-Michel Rochat, who is pleased to take interested groups on a tour of his cheese-making...more

L'Isle Palace

L'Isle Palace

This is Versailles en miniature! A harmoniously designed palace in the French neoclassical style. It was built in 1696 for Charles de Chandieu, an...more

The Spring Trail

The Spring Trail

Explore the spring trail. Romainmotier invites you to step back in time...more

Abbey Church Romainmôtier

Abbey Church...

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid...more

Secrets from the stove

This cheese is so creamy, that one eats it with a spoon: Vacherin Mont d'Or is a cheese with a long tradition, carefully prepared by specialists in Vallée de Joux. One of the cheese specialists is Jean-Michel Rochat, who is pleased to take interested groups on a tour of his cheese-making facility, Le Pelerin, as well as on a tour of the in-house museum. As a grand finale he reveals the famous recipe for making Vacherin Mont d’Or au four cheese (au four means from the oven) - the most popular Swiss dessert cheese.

L'Isle Palace

This is Versailles en miniature! A harmoniously designed palace in the French neoclassical style. It was built in 1696 for Charles de Chandieu, an officer in the French Army. In front of the palace, one can observe ducks frolicking in the palace-owned ponds. Purchased by the town in 1877, the palace has been used as the municipality’s administrative building and as a school. The palace is not open to the public and can only be admired from the outside.

The Spring Trail

Explore the spring trail. Romainmotier invites you to step back in time to the limestone birthplace of these rocky masterpieces.

It is a path that will lead you to discover an old quarry where springs were extracted; in addition to this, you will be able to explore an alluring brushwood forest and a waterfall that will leave a considerable impression on you once you have seen it.

Abbey Church Romainmôtier

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the Prior mirror the changes that faith and church underwent. They also reflect the timelessness of beautiful buildings.

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the Prior mirror the changes that faith and church underwent. They also reflect the timelessness of beautiful buildings.