A multifaceted hiking tour: It begins in the heart of Solothurn and takes you through outlying areas to the romantic wilderness of a canyon blessed with a chapel and hermitage, and then on a gentle trail along the foot of the Jurassic Mountains to your destination, Grenchen, the watch city.


Solothurn - St. Niklaus - Verenaschlucht - Einsiedelei - Rüttenen - Oberdorf - Lommiswil - Rütenen - Allmend - Studen - Grenchen

While you benefit on the first part of the hiking tour from the cool temperature in the canyon, on the other stages of the tour you will enjoy a magnificent view of the Mittelland, of the Aare River meandering through the Valley, and of the Alps in the background.

Gastronomy: Solothurn, Rüttenen, Oberdorf, Lommiswil,Grenchen. Accommodation: Solothurn

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Elevation level - Direction
Flatland, One way
Altitude (meter above sea level)
614 m
314 m
305 m
17.5 km
4 h 25 min
Technical requirements
Physical requirements
January - December
Through a gorge, With panoramic view
Active, Hiking, Nature, Relaxation, Urban
Suitable for children with age
10 - 13 years, 14+ Years


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Solothurn Tourismus
Hauptgasse 69
4500 Solothurn

Phone +41 (0)32 626 46 46
Fax +41 (0)32 626 46 47

Quick Facts

Route number


17.5 km


4 h 25 min


314 m

Travel information: Solothurn

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