The question is not only what makes Solothurn so special, but also who sets the tone in Switzerland’s finest baroque town – we call these Solothurn locals ‘ambassadors’. They love Solothurn and work or spend their free time here. And they are well-known figures who tell the wider world about our town.  

Stadtführung Solothurn

Old town ambassador 

Claudia Sollberger

Solothurn’s old town couldn’t be any more impressive. Strolling through the streets, meeting friendly folk, whiling away some time in a book shop, stopping for a drink in a café – this is the life!

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Stadtführer Ernst Wettstein

Guided tour ambassador 

Ernst Wettstein

Want a peek behind the scenes, off the beaten track, to discover some historic secrets? Our creative, funny and professional tours will plug the gaps in your knowledge and answer all of your questions.

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Botschafterin Martina Strähl

Hiking ambassador 

Martina Strähl

Both hiking and Solothurn are trending: come explore our lovely paths, great trails and variety of peaks to see why. Gone the ho-hum hiker of the past. Today’s mountain explorers embrace the unforgettable spectacle of untouched natural beauty.

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Botschafterin Michelle Ryser

Ambassador the Weissenstein

Michelle Ryser

Enjoy a view right out to the horizon: Solothurn’s local mountain not only offers views of the Alps, but also great food and instructive hiking trails – the Weissenstein has it all.

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Bike ambassador 

Nathalie Schneitter

Cycling in and around Solothurn is great fun, with enchanting trails along the rivers Aare or Emme, challenging terrain in the Jura Mountains and stunning routes through authentic farming villages.

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Pipo Kofmehl

Art and culture ambassador 

Pipo Kofmehl

Solothurn has a remarkably active and diverse cultural scene. Whether it’s setting the pace or paving the way: Solothurn is a small town where big things happen.

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Botschafter Romano Mombelli

Water ambassador 

Romano Mombelli

Solothurn knows how to make a splash: on the Aare, in the Aare or by the Aare. In summer, Solothurn’s legendary riverboat ride and variety of restaurants right by the water give it a Mediterranean feel.

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Botschafter Simu Fakhauser

Family ambassador 

Simu Fankhauser

Solothurn is ideal for families: old ruins full of knight's armour, natural surroundings and an enigmatic old town. It’s great to see kids enjoying museums, exploring nature and discovering an exciting city.

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Botschafter Stefan Keller

Discovering ambassador 

Stefan Keller

A formative history, good culture and sustainable enjoyment - Solothurn serves all genres. The baroque city is compact, culturally cosmopolitan and culinary.

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Botschafter Thomas Mühlethaler

Ambassador Holidays in the Solothurn region

Thomas Mühlethaler

Solothurn presents itself from its most beautiful side: be it the Jura meadows, the Aare or the castles - the region is extremely exciting and invites you to hike, sail, bike and marvel. 

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