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Amenities Balsthal

last updated: October 24, 2005

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 490 m
Inhabitants - total: 5570
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 3
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 127
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 12
Group lodging - total beds: 644
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Other information all year round  
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 240
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 180 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 50 km
Biking trails within Destination 250 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Wolfsschlucht Welschenrohr, Juraweg Thal, Tal der Ritterburgen Balsthal
Cultural sights: Haar- & Kamm-Museum Mümliswil, Ruine Alt-Bechburg Holderbank, Ruine Neu-Falkenstein
Technical sights: Tanksäulen-Museum, Uhren-Museum Thal
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Geschichtslehrpfad matzendorf, Durchblick Schwängimatt
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Schwengimatt
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 500 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1000 m
Price one day pass adult 16 CHF
Price one day pass children 12 CHF
Local transport installations in winter - total: 1
Subregional transport installations - total: 3
Skilifts - total: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 062 391 11 49
Number of slopes: 1
Local ski slopes 0.5 km marked
Level of difficulty of slopes 90 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 10 % intermediates
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments 1 Loipe
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 062 391 11 49
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 17 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 30 km subregion
Skating slopes 1.2 km
Winter hiking trails 14 km marked and prepared
Other information for winter  
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Solarbobbahn in Langenbruck
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
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