Begin of the tour: Rheinfelden Train Station
Point of arrival: Wegenstetten, bus stop
Access point of arrival: Bus service to Möhlin - Rheinfelden and Gelterkinden
Hiking time: 5 h
Physical fitness: medium
Difference in elevation: 350 m
Culmination point: 632 m
Season: January - December
Gastronomy: Sonnenberg. In Wegenstetten: country inns Schlüssel and Adler
Overnight: for example in Rheinfelden
Literature: Aargauer Hiking Map, Hiking Map Liestal (page 214T)
Situated between the river Rhine and the Jura, the topographically varied landscape of Fricktal possesses the ideal conditions for hiking. The trail here is an Alpine local history route marked by blue signposts.
The starting points and destinations for interesting and varied hiking tours are easy to reach by public transportation.
The stage including the Zähringer town of Rheinfelden: Wegenstetten village: Rheinfelden (285 m, train station) - Steppberg (395 m) - Magdener Gallows (449 m) - Sonnenberg (632 m, viewing tower, Turmstube Cafe) - Zeiningen village (340 m, bus stop) - Chriesiberg (545 m) - Looberg (571 m) - Wabrig (556 m) - Airport Schupfart (beginning of runway, wayside cross) - village of Wegenstetten.
The Turmstube , a cafe on Mt. Sonnenberg, is open for coffee on Sundays and holidays. The viewing tower is always accessible.
For families: Dinosaur Musuem in Frick
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.