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Windisch

Windisch

0.97km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Vindonissa Roman camp with the Vindonissa Legionnaires' Trail in Windisch and the Vindonissa Museum in Brugg offers tours, exhibitions and guided tours in the area of ​​the former Vindonissa legionary camp.

Stiftung Bahnpark Region Brugg

Stiftung Bahnpark Region Brugg

0.98km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Foundation BahnPark Region Brugg or BahnPark Brugg in the Aargau Brugg maintains the locomotive station in the former depot. The Heritage Foundation SBB, the club Mikado 1244, and other private owners have stationed their locomotives here. This created the largest collection of operational standard-gauge steam locomotives in Switzerland.

Königsfelden Monastery

Königsfelden Monastery

1km from Vindonissa-Museum

Königsfelden Monastery is a former Franciscan double monastery, which housed both a community of Poor Clare nuns and one of the Franciscan friars, living in separate wings, in the municipality of Windisch in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. It was founded in 1308 by the Habsburgs. In the course of the Protestant Reformation in Switzerland in 1528, it was secularized, and the complex was then the residence of the bailiffs of Bern.

Amphitheater of Vindonissa

Amphitheater of Vindonissa

1.07km from Vindonissa-Museum

The amphitheatre of Vindonissa is the oldest in Switzerland. It was erected by the 13th legion, initially being made of wood. After a fire, the 21st legion replaced it with the stone structure that survives today. The seating area had a capacity of some 11,000 spectators while the oval arena in the centre measured 64x52 metres - the largest of the seven known amphitheatres on Swiss territory.

Bruggerberg

Bruggerberg

1.3km from Vindonissa-Museum

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.

Habsburg Castle

Habsburg Castle

3.06km from Vindonissa-Museum

An 11th-century fortress home to one of the most influential royal houses in medieval Europe. It was the originating seat of the House of Habsburg, one of the most influential royal houses in Europe during the Middle Ages. The castle was originally built around 1020 and extended to a double castle in the later 11th century.

Linner Linde

Linner Linde

5.67km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Linner Linde is a striking leaved lime, the near Linn on the community spell of Bözberg in Swiss Aargau stands. The linden tree in March With a height of 25 meters and a trunk circumference of eleven meters, it is considered the mightiest tree in Aargau. The legend says that the Linde commemorating the plague was donated by one of the last remaining villagers. The plague raged in the village of Linn in 16./17. Century particularly violent. However, the actual age of the linden tree is much

Geissberg

Geissberg

5.79km from Vindonissa-Museum

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.

Aargau Jura Park

Aargau Jura Park

5.87km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Aargau Jura Park located to the north of Aarau harbors a large number of natural treasures: sparse pine forests, orchid slopes, rocky steppes, dry meadows, and terraced vineyards. The south-facing forests offer the diverse flora and fauna a suitable, natural habitat. It is nestled between the rivers Aare and Rhine, are the rolling hills of the Aargau Jura.

Teufelskeller

Teufelskeller

7.46km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Teufelskeller is an old landslide area on the eastern slope of the Baregg. Bizarre rock formations from Nagelfluh characterize the area. Due to its proximity to the city of Baden, the natural forest reserve is also very popular with forest visitors. The chain of hills consists for the most part of rocks from the Lower Freshwater Molasse. In the hollows between the rock towers and caves grow beeches, ash trees, and spruces up to 50 meters high, as well as deer-tongue fern, moon violes, and th

Museum Langmatt

Museum Langmatt

7.6km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Langmatt Museum is an art museum in Baden in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland . Located in a turn-of-the-century factory owner's villa, it is known for its extensive collection of French Impressionist paintings .

Stein Castle, Aargau

Stein Castle, Aargau

7.67km from Vindonissa-Museum

Stein Castle is a castle ruin above the municipality of Baden in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The castle was built on a rocky promontory above Baden gorge sometime before 1000. In the late 11th century the castle came to the Lenzburg family. The castle was occupied by a bailiff and was the seat of the Austrian administration for Vorderösterreich and housed the archive.

Beznau

Beznau

7.74km from Vindonissa-Museum

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.

Stadtturm Baden

Stadtturm Baden

7.78km from Vindonissa-Museum

The city ​​tower is a gate tower in the old town of Baden in Switzerland. It was built in the middle of the 15th century and served as the northern city ​​gate. Besides the governor's castle, it is the only part of the medieval city fortifications that have been completely preserved. With its striking appearance, the 56.45-meter high tower is a landmark of the city.

Historisches Museum Baden

Historisches Museum Baden

8km from Vindonissa-Museum

The Baden Historical Museum takes you on a journey through the fascinating history of Baden. From the Romans through the middle-class 19th century to the present day, you will get a comprehensive overview of the historical development of the city.

Wettingen Abbey

Wettingen Abbey

8.84km from Vindonissa-Museum

Artistic monument of European importance and best-preserved Cistercian monastery in Switzerland. It houses a richly carved baroque choir stall and a Romanesque-Gothic cloister with stained glass from the 13th to the 17th century. The empty buildings at Wettingen were placed at the disposal of the teachers' training college. Since 1976 they have been used by the Wettingen Canton School. Roman Catholic services are held every week in the former abbey church, and weddings are also celebrated there.

Auenstein Castle

Auenstein Castle

9.15km from Vindonissa-Museum

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:

Schenkenberg Castle

Schenkenberg Castle

9.19km from Vindonissa-Museum

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.

Gislifluh

Gislifluh

9.33km from Vindonissa-Museum

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.

Lenzburg Castle

Lenzburg Castle

10.91km from Vindonissa-Museum

Lenzburg Castle is one of Switzerland’s oldest and most historic hilltop castles. For a thousand years it has played a part in many important events in politics and history across Europe. Historians suggest it was originally built as a refuge fort in the Early Middle Ages. The oldest parts of the castle date to the 11th century, when the Counts of Lenzburg built it as their seat. The castle, its historical museum and the castle hill with its Neolithic burial grounds are listed as heritage sites

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Vindonissa-Museum

Vindonissa-Museum

Museum Aargau, Museumstrasse 1, 5200 Brugg, Switzerland

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.