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Verena Gorge Hermitage - Things to Know Before Visiting

4522 Rüttenen, Switzerland

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About Verena Gorge Hermitage

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.


Attractions Near Verena Gorge Hermitage

Waldegg Castle
Waldegg Castle1.1km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

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.

Kunstmuseum Solothurn
Kunstmuseum Solothurn1.59km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

The Art Museum Solothurn is an art museum in Solothurn that opened in 1902 and is one of the most important cultural institutions in the city. The Solothurn Art Museum has one of the largest and most valuable collections in Switzerland. It ranges from the late Middle Ages to the present day. The focus is on Swiss art of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Solothurn Cathedral
Solothurn Cathedral1.85km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

Built in the 18C in the Italian taste by two Berne architects, this cathedral has replaced the earlier building to St Urs, patron saint of the town and St Victor. The vast nave is supported by antique columns ending in pilasters with a floral decoration. The sculpted pulpit of pink marble, the paintings in the choir and the transept cross are the major aspects of the décor.

Naturmuseum Solothurn
Naturmuseum Solothurn1.95km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

The Solothurn Nature Museum shows exhibitions on animals, plants, fossils and minerals from the region. Together with the Solothurn Art Museum and the Blumenstein Historical Museum , it forms an administrative department for the municipality of Solothurn . In addition to the permanent exhibition, the Nature Museum Solothurn shows a special exhibition twice a year.

Weissenstein
Weissenstein3.59km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

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.

Erde Planetenweg Weissenstein
Erde Planetenweg Weissenstein3.75km from Verena Gorge Hermitage

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

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Solothurn
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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.

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