Brugg / Windisch

Aargau Region

Altstadt Brugg

Altstadt Brugg

Schwarzer Turm Brugg

Schwarzer Turm Brugg

Altstadt Brugg

Altstadt Brugg

Römertag Windisch

Römertag Windisch

Römertag Windisch

Römertag Windisch

Römertag Brugg

Römertag Brugg

Unterwegs am slowUp, Region Brugg

Unterwegs am slowUp, Region Brugg

slowUp, Hauptfestplatz Schachen, Brugg-Windisch

slowUp, Hauptfestplatz Schachen, Brugg-Windisch

The pretty little town of Brugg and the commune of Windisch are located in the heart of the canton of Aargau, 30 km from Zurich at the confluence of three rivers: the Reuss, Limmat and Aare.

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Over the course of history, Brugg and Windisch were hosts to two world powers. Historic artefacts of global standing can be seen here, dating from the Habsburg and Roman eras and the Middle Ages. Visitors can also enjoy authentic experiences at Brugg Railway Park as they explore the history of the Swiss as a railway nation.

Summer

The region offers countless options for summer experiences: the Alluvial Site Protection Park around the moated castle can be explored on foot, and cyclists can follow marked routes. More experiences: visitors can travel back in time to the Roman and Habsburg eras, or explore Switzerland's railway culture.

Highlights

  • Brugg's historic Old Town – in two sections, with houses built of shell limestone.
  • The Alluvial Site Protection Park around the confluence – renatured alluvial terrain with rich biodiversity.
  • Brugg Railway Park – the Mittelland region's oldest railway depot.
  • Vindonissa Museum Brugg – tales from Switzerland's only Roman legionary camp.
  • SBB Historic Windisch – over 150 years of Swiss railway history.
  • Vindonissa Windisch Legionnaires' Trail – Roman adventure park.
  • Königsfelden Monastery, Windisch – with colourful stained-glass church windows dating from the late Middle Ages.

Top Events

  • Roman Day – spectacular gladiator's duels and Roman handicrafts (1st Sunday in May).
  • slowUp Brugg Regio – circular route along the Reuss, across the Aare, through alluvial zones, fields and meadows (2nd Sunday in August).

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