Balmberg – Röti – round trip

"We commenced our round trip at the Kurhaus Balmberg. During our ascent to the Balmfluechöpfli, the Rötifluh offered us a glimpse into the geology of the Solothurn Jura. The Balmfluechöpfli is the goal of many climbing efforts and is also an impressive scenic outpost. The lakes of Biel, Murten and Neuchâtel are literally within one's reach. We reached the Röti after a short ascent. The view extended from Vogesen, Schwarzwald all the way to the cloud of steam arising from the Gösgen nuclear power plant. After a glass of Bürgerwein and a plate of snacks at the Kurhaus Weissenstein, we were in good spirits and returned to our starting point via the Balmberg pass summit."


Duration: 3h
Distance: 9 km

Phyisically: medium

Viewpoints, sinkholes, Jura garden, flora and fauna


  • The Balmberg ski resort is located on the first Jura mountain range near Solothurn. State-of-the-art slopes offer loads of fun for beginners and experts. Skiing by night on the illumined Kählepiste is an amazing experience.
  • Opening hours: During winter, in good snow conditions: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 7.30 p.m.–10 p.m., night skiing on the illumined Kählepiste.
  • Winter sports school
  • Balmberg high ropes park

Good to know
The post bus can also be rented exclusively for group tours. The post bus to the Balmberg goes daily and all-year-round.


Brochure Hiking in the Solothurn Jura | PDF, 13.27 MB
Map Weissenstein and Grenchenberge | PDF, 754 kB
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Balmberg – Röti – round trip

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