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Weissenstein

Weissenstein, 4515 Oberdorf, Switzerland

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Mountain Peaks

About Weissenstein

The Solothurn Weissenstein on the first and highest Jura chain is one of the most striking vantage points in the Jura and offers a fantastic view of the Central Plateau to the Alpine peaks from Säntis to Mont Blanc. The unique sun terrace in the Solothurn Jura can also be reached in summer via a narrow pass road or various attractive hiking trails.


Attractions near Weissenstein

Erde Planetenweg Weissenstein0.21km from Weissenstein

The Weissenstein Planet Trail is an educational trail in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. It leads on the southeastern mountain range of the Jura from the Weissenstein to the Stallflue belonging to the Grenchenberg . The planet route is an experience for the entire family. Each kilometre of the hike corresponds to one billion kilometres in the solar system, providing a glimpse of the infinitely vast cosmic dimensions. Information sign posts convey the most important characteristics for th

Röti1.45km from Weissenstein

The Röti is at a height of 1395.2 m above sea level. M. the highest point in the Weissenstein range within the Jura chain between the Weissenstein Pass and the Balmberg . The excellent vantage point is a popular hiking destination in Switzerland . The Röti can be easily reached on foot from the Weissenstein Pass, but the path is steeper from the Balmberg.

Nidlenloch1.97km from Weissenstein

The Nidlenloch is a "cave hanging in the air"! After the formation of the cave, the Rhone glacier rolled through the central plateau and moved the Nidlenloch to another area, ie it no longer has any connection to the karst water. The cave is laid out in the layers of the Sequan limestone sloping to the north, and the corridors drop to the north according to the course of the layers. In the middle part of the cave, there is a partly labyrinthine horizontal system. There are small rivulets locally

Balmberg Pass2.66km from Weissenstein

Balmberg Pass  is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland.  It connects Welschenrohr and Günsberg. The road is one of the steepest pass roads in Switzerland. The road is not recommended for novice drivers, big, wide or long vehicles, buses, vans and trucks, caravans, or trailers. It is, however, ideal for motorcycles During periods of snow or ice, the road is closed from the pass summit to Welschenrohr on the north side.

Verena Gorge Hermitage3.59km from Weissenstein

The Verena Gorge Hermitage is a hermitage located in the Verena Gorge, to the north of the city of Solothurn, Switzerland. The hermitage has been in existence since the 17th century. The site features stations of the cross dating from 1613 that were restored around 1990 by the Society of St. Verena Hermitage. It organizes cultural events such as guided tours, lectures and exhibitions in the Verena gorge, also offering meditations in the hermitage.

Waldegg Castle4.33km from Weissenstein

Waldegg Castle is rightly considered the most beautiful country manor of the Solothurn patriciate. Today the castle is a museum - and inside, baroque-furnished salons and massive oil paintings document former, everyday life. And outdoors, baroque-style premises with orange trees and vegetable garden invite you to a leisurely stroll. It was one of the iconic buildings in this area and it attracts a lot of visitors.

Where is Weissenstein

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Solothurn is one of the northwestern cantons of Switzerland. It features museums, castles, and ruins all form part of the region’s rich historical heritage. The mountains of this carton offer a magnificent view of the surroundings.