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Amenities Solothurn

last updated: October 18, 2011

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 432 m
Inhabitants - total: 16000
City  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by public boat line  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 11
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 573
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 60
Group lodging - total beds: 230
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Solothurn gilt als schönste Barockstadt der Schweiz. Die Zahl 11 ist hier heilig und zieht sich durch die ganze Stadt. Solothurn wird auch die Ambassadorenstadt genannt, schon zu Römerzeiten war die Stadt ein wichtiger Posten auf der Handelsroute. Interessante Geschichten und Anekdoten erfahren Sie bei einer Stadtführung, die über Solothurn Tourismus gebucht werden können.
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): Volkshochschule und Migros Klubschule
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 1000
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Fahren Sie von Solothurn nach Biel, die schönsten Flussfahrt der Schweiz. Erleben Sie für 3 Stunden die Freiheit auf dem Wasser und entdecken Sie die Gegend von der Aare aus. Machen Sie in Altreu einen Zwischenstopp und bewundern Sie die freilebenden Störche und besuchen Sie das Infozentrum Witi. Oder erkunden Sie Büren an der Aare, das schmucke Altstädtchen.
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 800 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1450 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1280 m
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 500 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 50 km
Biking trails within Destination 500 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 3.8 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Golf
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Jura / Aare / Bucheggberg / Wasseramt
Cultural sights: Altstadt Solothurn
Technical sights: Dinosaurier-Plattform in Lommiswil
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Planetenweg, Landwirtschaft
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.solothurn-city.ch
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Solothurn / Weissenstein / Balmberg
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1000 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1300 m
Familien Reduktion  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 5
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1300 m
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 5
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 032 637 10 40
Point of measure ski area bottom 1000 m
Point of measure ski area top 1300 m
Local ski slopes 8 km marked
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % advanced
Snowboard  
Snowboard - info phone: 032 637 10 40
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing installations - total: 2
Total difference in altitude of all installations 650 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 9000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 9000 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Downhill-Piste Weissenstein-Oberdorf
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.sbb.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.