Castles, rivers, hills, culture, outdoor activities

Castles, ruins, cloisters, enchanting landscapes, rivers and hills, the Canton of Solothurn offers you everything from trendy cultural activities to fascinating history and outdoor activities.

The Canton of Solothurn looks back on a long and rich tradition. You will discover castles, fortifications, ruins, cathedrals, cloisters and a world famous collection of weapons and armor. 

Enjoy smart, trendy cultural events or the more traditional rural village fêtes, the Canton of Solothurn is famous for its Film Festival, its carnival, Open air festivals or cabaret festival.

Visit the Goetheanum in Dornach and experience the spiritual atmosphere of the antroposophycal philosophy or enjoy the barock architecture of the Besenval Palais in Solothurn. A list of the museums is available from the Canton of Solothurn Tourism Association.