Northern Switzerland, Solothurn / Aargau
Jurapark Aargau, with its cherry trees and distinctive hilly terrain, is easily accessible by Postbus. Travel through a spectacular cultural landscape. Observe alternating pine forests, rough pastures, cherry trees and vineyards. The Argovia Jurapark is worth a visit at any time of year.
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Explore a treasure trove of greenery with PostBus
The journey takes you right across the regional nature park – from Aarau via Frick and Laufenburg to Brugg. You can break off your journey whenever you like. For example to get a glimpse of the work of a producer, do some shopping in a village shop or sample the culinary delights of the region in a restaurant. The small yet charming village shops boast a wide selection of certified Jurapark products. If you like, you can take a little hikeTarget not accessible through this attractive recreational area. The actual journey time by Postbus is around an hour and 40 minutes.
You can drive through the Jurapark on these three PostBus routes:
Journey time 36 minutes
- Benkerjoch Pass
Journey time 16 minutes
Journey time 49 minutes
- Mettau Valley
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Video: postbus tour in Aargau Jura Park
The video is available in German.
Travel suggestion for Friday and Saturday
We suggest the following stages:
Aarau, Bahnhof, depart 9:17 a.m.
Wittnau, Obere Gasse, arrive 9.41 a.m.
Station 1: Wittnau
The beautiful houses along the main street make Wittnau a distinctive ribbon-built village. Wittnau is listed in the Federal Inventory of Heritage Sites as a typical chain village of national importance. Visit the Obstbau BründlerTarget not accessible farm shop (self-service) and the AltbachmühleTarget not accessible, which is well known for its traditionally processed flour. If you still have time, stop off at the KroneTarget not accessible restaurant.
Wittnau, Obere Gasse, depart 10:41 a.m.
Frick, Bahnhof, arrive 10:53 a.m.
Frick, Bahnhof, depart 11:20 a.m.
Laufenburg, Bahnhof, arrive 11:36 a.m.
Station 2: Laufenburg
The hallmarks of this small forest townTarget not accessible on the Rhine are its historic center and charming old town houses. The Rhine forms the natural border between the sister cities of Laufenburg in Switzerland and Germany. Stroll through the winding medieval alleys on both sides of the Rhine. Treat yourself to an aperitif, but save your appetite for the next station.
Laufenburg, Bahnhof, depart 12:37 p.m.
Hottwil, Gassweg, arrive 12:53 p.m.
Station 3: Hottwil
A lunch break at the historic Gasthof BärenTarget not accessible in Hottwil really is a must (a reservation is recommended). This is where the raftsmen used to stop to recover from their exertions.
Hottwil, Gassweg, depart 2:56 p.m.
Remigen, Zentrum, arrive 3:11 p.m.
Station 4: Remigen
The history of wine in Remigen goes back to the ancient Romans. 2,000 years ago, they brought wine-growing and culture to the Vindonissa region. You can experience this up close in the specially created Roman vineyardTarget not accessible. The museum vineyard was built in keeping with the ancient model and the grapes are grown, harvested and pressed in the traditional way. You can learn more about the work of the winegrowers and the two-thousand year history of Roman wine culture on the vine and cultural trailTarget not accessible. At Weinbau HartmannTarget not accessible, you can treat yourself to some fine wine in the elegant tasting room.
Remigen, Zentrum, depart 4.11 p.m.
Brugg, Bahnhof, arrive 4.26 p.m.
You can also take the trip in the opposite direction.
Check your connection in the online timetable and note the opening times of the stations en route.
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Cheisacher Tower – the observation tower in the Argovia Jurapark
The filigree towerTarget not accessible made of wooden slats is located in the middle of the popular hiking area in the upper Frick Valley. The 24-metre-high viewing platform offers you a unique panoramic vista as far as the Alps, the Vosges and the Black Forest. Above all, it opens up to you a wide view of diverse nature near and far, showcasing the character of the Table Jura in the Aargau region. You will find plenty of rest areas with firepits for picnics on the way up to the Cheisacher Tower. The popular Frick Valley mountain trail also passes by here.
Perimuk has exciting adventuresTarget not accessible in store for young visitors to Argovia Jurapark. Children can find their way around using images on an orienteering map. Along the route, there are all sorts of things to discover and puzzles to solve.
There are four Perimuk trails in the Argovia Jurapark: at Cheisacher, in Wölflinswil, in Herznach and in Biberstein. Take the photo card out of the dispenser at each of the starting points and let the adventure begin!