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Strihe - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Strihe, 5025 Densbüren, Switzerland

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About Strihe

The Strihe is an 867 m above sea level. M. high mountain in the Aargau Jura . It is considered to be the highest mountain in the canton of Aargau. This is not is the highest point in Canton, which with 908 meters on the Geissfluegrat is , nor is it the highest peak in the Canton, which with 872 meters on the Bull Mountain is located. Both the Strihe and the neighboring Asperstrihe are in the area of ​​the municipality of Densbüren.

Attractions Near Strihe

Benkerjoch Pass
Benkerjoch Pass1.66km from Strihe

This rather unknown pass in the canton of Aargau connects Aarau and Frick. Located directly below the Wasserflue mountain (866 m), the Benkerjoch is not only preferable to the Staffelegg because of the low traffic. A postal bus route runs over the pass to Aarau. It was built in the year of 1977.

Wasserflue2.41km from Strihe

The Wasserflue is a mountain of the Jura, located north of Erlinsbach in the canton of Aargau. It lies on the range east of the Salhöhe Pass. An antenna is located on the summit. It is one of the famous and picturesque locations and also the views from here are truly astonishing. Trekking is allowed here but beware of your every foot.

Staffelegg Pass
Staffelegg Pass2.52km from Strihe

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.

Salhöhe Pass
Salhöhe Pass4.5km from Strihe

The Salhöhe route takes you from Gelterkinden, in the Basel area, through the beautiful Jura landscapes with its hidden castle ruins to the Salhöhe Pass. Gelterkinden lies in the Ergolztal valley, nestled in wooded hills close to the ruins of Scheidegg castle. The pass road has a maximum grade of 9 percent. Although it is the shortest route between Aarau and Basel, traffic over the pass is moderate.

Schenkenberg Castle
Schenkenberg Castle4.9km from Strihe

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.

Biberstein Castle
Biberstein Castle5.39km from Strihe

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.

Where is Strihe

Discover More Attractions in Aargau, Where Strihe Is Located

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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.