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A beautiful place to visit in good weather

The path to the gorge and the chapels contained within in is beautiful, but also lovely and smooth... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Verena Gorge a must do thing if the weather is dry

If you have the time and the weather is dry then a walk through Verena Gorge is a must thing to do... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Christopher S
Rainham, United Kingdom
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“gorge”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The path to the gorge and the chapels contained within in is beautiful, but also lovely and smooth, and flat enough that most people (even those with mobility issues or in wheelchairs) should be able to navigate it successfully. Once you leave the carpark, the...More

Thank KatherineB2011
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you have the time and the weather is dry then a walk through Verena Gorge is a must thing to do. There is plenty of shade and a few places to buy drinks and icecreams so do not worry about the heat if it...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Walking from Solothurn/Feldbrunnen towards Rüttenen, you enter into an enchanted forest. Underneath the dense forest one can escape the summer heath. And .. you can expect to see Snowwhite's dwarfs crossing the beautiful small bridges any moment. At the end you see the heremit's house...More

Thank whamersma
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

If you get the chance and have a few hours, walk up here. This place is just beatiful and the walk up the river inside a little canyon is very relaxing. In Summer the temperatures stay very nice even during very hot days. At the...More

1  Thank travelmaniac1977
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to go during the hot summer days, then Verenaschlucht should be on top of your list! The temperature drops at least 5-7 degrees there! No cars are allowed and it is never crowded. Charming nature with water' elements...More

1  Thank Farah D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Walk path of peace and beauty, alone as a meditation, walk with your family and the kids as the god and natures playground, let you embrace from the fresh air, even on a hot summer day, get heart warmed while strolling through on a cold...More

Thank Okaloosa64
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Growing up in the region, I have been coming here since I was little. Verena Gorge is a magical place, a lovely peaceful walk and nice shade on a warm day. Before Christmas, people bring tea candles and put them in the rocks next to...More

Thank Claudia Z
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Do the hike! It's totally serene in a fairy tale like forest with water sound accompanying your every step. The chapel in the end is small but nice. Still, it's the journey itself that leaves the biggest impression

1  Thank Kart U
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This walk was recommended by the staff at the Kunstmuseum in Solothurn and we weren't disappointed. The walk through the forest was lovely and there were various points you could stop and meditate or pray along the way. When you finally reach the end of...More

1  Thank Pechfoodlover
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is the most beautiful place of Solothurn. If you have the time, you must go here. The whole walk, from beginning to end and back again, can be done in less than 30 minutes

2  Thank MartinWetke
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Stefanie R
16 May 2017|
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Response from Kart U | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stefanie, There is a café where the chapel is, so you could probably use the toilets there.