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About Belchenflue

The highest point on the Belchenflue at 1,099m above sea level offers incomparable views over the Black Forest, the Vosges, and the Alps. For the Celts, the Belchenflue was a marker for determining the positions of the sun, while in the First World War, it served as a key observation point for the Hauenstein fortification. it was one of the famous tourist attractions in this area and also a beautiful trekking destination.

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Challhöchi Pass

Challhöchi Pass

1.92km from Belchenflue

Challhöchi Pass is a mountain pass in the Jura Mountains on the border of the cantons of Basel-Country and Solothurn in Switzerland. The pass road links Eptingen and Ifenthal or Hägendorf.

Stiftung Sculpture at Schoenthal, im Kloster Schönthal

Sculpture at Schoenthal is an art foundation in Switzerland. It is named after the Schönthal Monastery, a former church near the village of Langenbruck, Basel-Landschaft, which is now used for temporary art exhibitions. An array of sculptures, including some by well-known artists, is dotted around the monastery area and the surrounding countryside.

Oberer Hauenstein Pass

Oberer Hauenstein Pass

3.74km from Belchenflue

Oberer Hauenstein Pass is a mountain pass in the Jura Mountains on the border between the cantons of Basel-Country and Solothurn in Switzerland. It connects Balsthal and Waldenburg.

Ruine Waldenburg

Ruine Waldenburg

4.81km from Belchenflue

The ruins of Waldenburg towers high above the medieval town. The visitor can see the significant remains of a bailiff's castle here. The Waldenburg ruin is situated on top of the narrow, rocky Rehag ridge, giving it a good strategic view of the Upper Hauenstein Pass. The well-preserved ruins are now open to visitors. As the oldest parts of Waldenburg castle are older than the town, it's likely that the castle was originally built in order to collect tolls for travelling through the pass.

Unterer Hauenstein-Pass

Unterer Hauenstein-Pass

5km from Belchenflue

Unterer Hauenstein Pass is a mountain pass in the Jura Mountains between the canton of Basel-Country and Solothurn in Switzerland. It connects Buckten in Basel-Country and Trimbach in Solothurn. The pass road has a maximum grade of 6 percent. The pass was probably already used by the Romans. In 1993, Roman artifacts were discovered at the pass. It also lies close to the Roman settlement of Augusta Raurica.

Neu-Homburg Castle

Neu-Homburg Castle

5.59km from Belchenflue

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.

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Basel-Landschaft

Basel-Landschaft

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The canton of Basel-Landschaft lies in the northwestern corner of Switzerland just south of the canton of Basel-Stadt. The Canton of Basel offers a variety of beautiful landscapes, impressive natural and cultural jewels.

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