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Farnsburg Castle

4466 Ormalingen, Switzerland

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Farnsburg Castle

The ruins of Farnsburg castle are located in Ormalingen. Adorning the buildings in Hemmiken are traces of the art of stone carving long practiced in the village. Here you can explore a range of historical buildings such as the rectory and storehouse. A historic boundary stone featuring the Habsburg and Basel coats of arms is evidence that the municipality bordered Austria until 1803.



Attractions near Farnsburg Castle

Bischofstein Castle3.86km from Farnsburg Castle

Bishofstein Castle is a castle in the municipality of Sissach of the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance

Sissacherfluh Castle4.13km from Farnsburg Castle

Ruins of Sissacherfluh Castle is a castle in the municipality of Sissach of the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. One of the beautiful attractions in this area and also a historical landmark.

Ergolz6.55km from Farnsburg Castle

The Ergolz is a river in the canton of Basel Country. With a length of around 30 kilometers, it is one of the most important rivers in the Basel area and drains practically the entire east of the canton. It is one of the beautiful picnic area and also it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Burgruine Alt-Tierstein7.68km from Farnsburg Castle

Alt Tierstein Castle was inhabited from the 11th century and served the Counts of Tierstein as their ancestral seat. After that, this noble family from northwestern Switzerland relocated their business to Büsserach at Neu Thierstein Castle. Older finds indicate that the place was inhabited for a very long time, around 1000 BC. The Alt Tierstein ruins are now an attractive excursion destination

Holzbrücke Bad Säckingen is a bridge over the Rhine. It connects the German city of Bad Säckingen with the village Stein in Switzerland. The covered bridge spans 203.7 metres over the Hochrhein and is the longest roofed wooden bridge of Europe. The bridge is listed as a national registered monument in Switzerland.  The bridge was built in 1272 and was destroyed several times. The current bridge was completed in 1700. Originally a road bridge, the bridge is now only open for pedestrians since the

Neu-Homburg Castle10.08km from Farnsburg Castle

The Neu-Homburg Castle is housed within the Laufelgingen municipality of the Basel-Country canton of Switzerland. Designated as a site of national heritage and significance, the castle is a popular tourist spot. Though ruined, the spot nonetheless retains its original glory and beauty.

Where is Farnsburg Castle

Discover more attractions in Aargau, where Farnsburg Castle 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.