For about 1000 years, Alt Bechburg has towered over the Augstbach valley above Holderbank: formerly a huge, proud castle, built in about 1050 by the barons of Bechburg.
A network of walking trails around and on the second chain in the Solothurn Jura.
"Mountains and valleys are side by side, with steep cliff faces watching over views so wide", as it says in the words of the local folk-song. The mountain walk from Langenbruck to the Passwang highlights the truth of these lines in no uncertain terms. No fewer than three of the cliff faces referred to in the song are climbed.