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Hike from Aesch's wineyards to the Mariastein cloister

Aesch - Ettingen - Mariastein - Flüh

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Aesch - Ettingen - Mariastein - Flüh

Published/updated on 14.08.2019 by fomitopsis | 4969 points
 | Date of Tour: 24.09.2016 

Nice hike from Aesch to the Mariastein cloister. This hike brings you first along a nice little creek, the Chlusbach, then through the Aesch wineyards. There you can do wine tasting or enjoy a light meal. After a small part in the... read more >>

Nice hike from Aesch to the Mariastein cloister. This hike brings you first along a nice little creek, the Chlusbach, then through the Aesch wineyards. There you can do wine tasting or enjoy a light meal. After a small part in the forest the easy way brings you along orchards, with a nice view on the valley and far off the Roche tower. Finally, the Mariastein cloister and the baroque chapel are worth a visit, there are also regularly exhibitions and concerts. The hike ends in Flüh, but one can go visit the nearby ruins of the Landskron castle just across the border in France.

Published/updated on 14.08.2019 by fomitopsis (4969 points) | Date of Tour: 24.09.2016

Route Infos

Region
North-West Switzerland
Time Required
4 hours 25 minutes
Distance
16 km
Ascent
540 m
Descent
476 m
Max. Altitude
546 m
Min. Altitude
312 m
Season Start / Season End
January - December
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Panorama
Experience
Points of Interest
Wine tasting in the Aesch wineyards // Mariastein cloister: chapel, exhibitions, concerts // Castle Landskron ruins (in France)
Starting Point
Tram station Aesch Dorf
Starting Point with Public Transport
Destination
Tram station Flüh
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Aesch, Klus, Ettingen, Bättwil, Mariastein
Things to Note
Respect the praying times of the cloister // One can also visit the ruins of the Landskron castle a few meters across the French border.

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