Beznau - Things to Know Before Visiting
Beznau, 5312 Döttingen, Switzerland
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The Beznau nuclear power plant (NPP) in Döttingen, Aargau, Switzerland, is Europe’s oldest operating NPP. It is also one of the three nuclear power facilities in the world that completed 50 years of commercial operations in 2019. Owned and operated by Swiss public utility Axpo Holdings.
Attractions Near Beznau
The Klingnau reservoir and its floodplain landscapes have had one more attraction since the end of May 2019: A nature center has been created there in recent months by BirdLife Switzerland and BirdLife Aargau in collaboration with the Aargau floodplain protection park. In addition to ponds, a renatured stream and reed meadows, a hide in front of an artificial kingfisher breeding wall welcome you to discover this area.
Geissberg Trail is a 13.2 kilometer out and back trail located near Gansingen, Aargau, Switzerland that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.
The minster is one of the most beautiful churches in the canton of Aargau. It is the core of the medieval pilgrimage site and former market town Bad Zurzach. It was built over the grave of St. Verena in a Roman burial ground. The former monastery church today consists of an early Romanesque nave and the Gothic choir tower, consecrated in 1347.
The Bruggerberg is a Jura mountain in the Swiss canton of Aargau. It takes its name from the town of Brugg, which lies south of the mountain on the Aare. The Bruggerberg extends from the Umiken district of Bruges in the south-west to the Rein district of Rüfenach in the north-east. The easternmost section is called Reinerberg. The mountain is forested and has rugged rock walls on the southeast side, where caves can also be found.
Swiss military museum, which is located in a village Full-Reuenthal, the canton Aargau. It has a collection of army gear and uniforms of Swiss and foreign army forces, from the time of the II. World War and the Cold War. In addition to many tanks and cannons in the museum, there is also the entire collection of the former arms manufacturer Oerlikon.
The Vindonissa Museum in Brugg shows the most important finds from Vindonissa, the only Roman legionary camp on the territory of present-day Switzerland. The permanent and special exhibitions show the most important finds and findings from more than a hundred years of excavations in Vindonissa.
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Discover More Attractions in Aargau, Where Beznau Is Located
The canton of Aargau is one of the most densely populated regions of Switzerland. The canton offers an amazing hiking or biking tours in the Jura mountains, refreshing bathing in Lake Hallwil, boat trips on the Aare and Reuss rivers.