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Ruine Gilgenberg

Schlossweg 198, 4234 Zullwil, Switzerland

Old Ruins

About Ruine Gilgenberg

The Gilgenberg ruins are the ruins of a hilltop castle in the area of ​​the municipality of Zullwil in the canton of Solothurn . It stands at 710  m above sea level. M. on a rock spur in a wooded valley basin southeast of the village of Zullwil and can be easily reached from the village on a marked hiking trail in around 10 minutes.



Attractions near Ruine Gilgenberg

Kaltbrunnentalstrasse5.05km from Ruine Gilgenberg

The Kaltbrunnental, an enchanted place not only because of the dense, rustic forest - so dreamy and magical that it would not be surprising if fairies or prehistoric humans came out from behind the moss-covered rocks. It stretches with up to 60 m high, steep rock faces from Meltingen along the Ibach to its confluence with the Birs at Chessiloch .

Eggflue7.77km from Ruine Gilgenberg

The Eggflue is 688  m above sea level. M. one of the peaks of a wooded mountain ridge, which bears the name Blauen as one of several mountains in this region. On the northern slope towards Pfeffingen, the mountain drops steeply, so that there is a panoramic view over the western part of the canton of Basel-Landschaft and over the canton of Basel-Stadt to Lörrach.

Pfeffingen Castle7.84km from Ruine Gilgenberg

The ruins of Pfeffingen Castle are among the largest castle ruins in the canton Basel-Country and constitute a monument of national significance. In recent years, they were found to be seriously damaged in various places, which not only threatened the historical structure, but also posed a danger for visitors, so a comprehensive general reconstruction was planned.

Hinteri Egg7.87km from Ruine Gilgenberg

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.

Schelten Pass8.33km from Ruine Gilgenberg

Schelten Pass is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains between the cantons of Jura and Solothurn in Switzerland.  It connects Mervelier and Ramiswil and is the most direct route from Delémont and Balsthal. The pass road has a maximum grade of 12 percent.  Many bunkers and fortifications built by the Swiss Army during World War II are still visible on the pass.  Hiking paths lead from the pass to Hohe Winde, Passwang, and Delémont.

Birs8.47km from Ruine Gilgenberg

The Birs is a 73-kilometer long river in Switzerland that flows through the Jura region and ends as a tributary to the Rhine between Basel and Birsfelden. It is the most important river in the Swiss Jura.

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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.