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Biberstein Castle

5023 Biberstein, Switzerland

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About Biberstein Castle

Biberstein Castle rises on a tuff stone spur above the steep bank of the Aare. The fortress and the courtyard separated by a ditch are supported by high substructures and terrace walls. The system forms an irregular square in plan. Only parts of the outer walls and the masonry of the former donjon preserved in the building can still be regarded as medieval buildings. The remaining walls were later redesigned several times. The masonry of the irregular building consists of limestone.



Attractions near Biberstein Castle

Gislifluh2.85km from Biberstein Castle

A beautiful mountain chain which was located in Jura in the swiss canton of Aargau. One of the challenging trekking destination and also there are so many viewpoints too. The mountain is forested on the south ridge and separated from the plateau on the north side by a steep rock face. The ridge extends from the summit over the Hintere Fluh to the Veltheimerberg.

Staffelegg Pass2.89km from Biberstein Castle

Staffelegg at 621 m altitude is one of the lowest Jura mountain passes. Bedded into the characteristic folds of the Jura Mountains, it is surrounded by several accessible peaks such as the Wasserflue and Gisliflue. The views from here are truly astonishing and it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Naturama Aargau3.32km from Biberstein Castle

The Naturama is a natural history museum in the Swiss city ​​of Aarau. It is located on Bahnhofstrasse diagonally across from the train station and next to the old canton school. The museum's tasks also include the maintenance, expansion, and scientific supervision of the collections. In Naturama, these include important collections of insects and Aargau fossils, as well as rare bird specimens.

Schenkenberg Castle3.47km from Biberstein Castle

The largest castle in the Canton of Aargau.  This huge castle was built in the 13th Century by the Habsburg dynasty, was the administrative seat for 260 years of a bailiwick of the city of Bern, and fell into ruin in the 18th century. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in this area and a national monument.

Stadtmuseum Aarau3.56km from Biberstein Castle

The Schlössli is a castle in the Swiss city ​​of Aarau. It is located on the north-eastern edge of the old town, dates back to the 13th century, and is the city's oldest surviving building. Today it houses the Aarau City Museum. The core of the complex is a well-preserved It consists of limestone and coarsely hewn boulders stacked on top of one another. Its square floor plan has a side length of 11.25 meters.

Auenstein Castle4.22km from Biberstein Castle

Castle Auenstein is located on a small cliff on the banks of the Aare. The Castle was destroyed in 1389. The ruins were owned by the canton until 1803, but were later bought privately. The castle was rebuilt to be habitable in 1858, and made into its current shape by 1929. The parish church, first mentioned in 1302, is built in the Gothic and Late Gothic styles, but has decorative elements of the Romanesque style of the 11th century. Nearby cities:

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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.