Oberer Hauenstein Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Oberer Hauenstein Pass

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.

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Attractions Near Oberer Hauenstein Pass

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.

Ruine Waldenburg

Ruine Waldenburg

3.4km from Oberer Hauenstein Pass

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.

Belchenflue

Belchenflue

3.74km from Oberer Hauenstein Pass

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.

Hinteri Egg

Hinteri Egg

4.6km from Oberer Hauenstein Pass

Hinteri Egg is an 8.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Langenbruck, Basel Country, Switzerland that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Challhöchi Pass

Challhöchi Pass

5.66km from Oberer Hauenstein Pass

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.

Regional Nature Park Thal

Regional Nature Park Thal

7.4km from Oberer Hauenstein Pass

Switzerland’s most central nature reserve, and its touristic offer is one of the most attractive: the wide valley of the river Dünnern behind the Weissenstein, the local mountain to Solothurn, awaits visitors with eager anticipation. It is located in the Swiss Canton of Solothurn, bordering the cantons of Bern and Basel-Landschaft.

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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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