Ruine Waldenburg - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Ruine Waldenburg
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.
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Attractions Near Ruine Waldenburg
Stiftung Sculpture at Schoenthal, im Kloster Schönthal
2.9km from Ruine Waldenburg
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.
3.33km from Ruine Waldenburg
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.
Oberer Hauenstein Pass
3.4km from Ruine Waldenburg
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.
4.81km from Ruine Waldenburg
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.
5.56km from Ruine Waldenburg
Wildenstein Castle is a castle in the municipality of Bubendorf in the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The castle was acquired by the local council in 1995 and is now regularly used for cultural events.
6.28km from Ruine Waldenburg
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.
Discover More Attractions in Basel-Landschaft, Home of Ruine Waldenburg
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.