Entries about Solothurn

Aareinseli

The “Aareinseli” is a small, privately-owned island in the middle of the river Aare, just upstream of the Swiss town of Solothurn. The owners, who run a smallholding on the island, open the island to paying guests between May and September and offer an idyllic setting for social events: from a basic drinks reception to […]

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Market Square, Solothurn

It’s that time of year again: time to get the tinsel out, dose up on Glühwein, take some creative shots and tag them with fliCHristmas to share the prettiness of Switzerland with those fans of the country who can’t be here this festive season! A slideshow of Swiss Christmas photos from previous years is at […]

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Cathedral St. Ursus, Solothurn

The Canton of Solothurn was the eleventh to become part of the Swiss Confederation. There are eleven churches and chapels, as well as eleven historical fountains and eleven towers in the town. The St. Ursus catholic cathedral has eleven altars and eleven bells, whilst the stairs in front of the cathedral have levels between every […]

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Santa, Solothurn

After downing a few glasses of Glühwein to keep out the cold, our diminutive hero heads to the kebab shop across the road for a bite to eat…

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