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Fortresses & castles

In the Basel region.

9 Attractions

Augusta Raurica, Augst

Basel Region

Back to Roman times! The largest archaeological park in Switzerland offers more than thirty surprising, unique and exciting sights including the most impressive Roman theatre north of the Alps, the atmospheric Roman house and, on display, in the museum the largest collection of late antique silver.

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Bottmingen Castle

Basel Region

The moated castle of Bottmingen, a community to the south­west of Basel, is a highlight for all romantics. Dating from the 13th century, it is one of the few such buildings in Switzerland that are still intact.

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Bürgeln Castle

Deutschland

The castle of Bürgeln, a manor house in Germany's Markgräflerland, is well worth a visit. Begun in 1762 and completed two years later, it is now a popular venue for seminars and other events.

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Château Haut-Koenigsbourg

Frankreich

The Château Haut-Koenigsbourg is located in the heart of the Alsace wine-growing region. Entering through the doors of the impressive château is like taking a trip back to the Middle Ages.

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Dom and Ermitage Arlesheim

Basel Region

The Dom (cathedral) is the undisputed landmark of Arlesheim. This idyllic village situated in the canton of Basel is also worth a visit for its impressive English gardens.

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Ruins of Farnsburg Castle

Basel Region

Nestled in the heart of the wonderful rolling hills of Basel-Country, the ruins of Farnsburg Castle are a popular destination for hikers.

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Rötteln Castle

Deutschland

Rötteln Castle, near the city of Lörrach, is built on a mountain spur on the steep eastern slopes of the Wiesental valley in southern Germany.

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Schloss Binningen

Basel Region

Historic Schloss Binningen is located at the centre of the municipality of Binningen, near Basel.

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St. Blasien – Titisee – St. Peter

Deutschland

Take a trip through the Wehratal valley and discover St. Blasien, Lake Titisee and the health resort at St. Peter.

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