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A swell outdorsy walk

Perfect for a short trip to get away from the busy city life. The place is packed with several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basel, Switzerland
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Great views

Very relaxing and easy to walk tour ... Castel is open 9am - 5pm in the summer/autumn months... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Basel, Switzerland
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Ermitagestrasse, Arlesheim 4144, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a short trip to get away from the busy city life. The place is packed with several spots to rest and have a nice view over the surrounding area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Radusupetramp
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very relaxing and easy to walk tour ... Castel is open 9am - 5pm in the summer/autumn months. Beautiful views and grottos

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank diannakiru
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Incredible woodland park to hike in, steep hills but well traversed, with wide winding paths. Peaceful. Limestone caves throughout . Quite beautiful even when actual Ermitage is closed (limited opening days)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank larkbergwinander
Reviewed 18 May 2018

A lovely walk up the hills to visit the temple and take in the views around, great for listening to the goat bells and really give the feel of peace and tranquillity

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Donna F
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Nice enough for a day out with the family. Not far from the small station, the nice walk brings you to the foot of the little castle, and further on to the lakes. Nice for a stroll on a lovely autumn day.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thisdrinkinglife
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The Ermitage in Arlesheim is surrounded by picturesque hills and as you get near the top, nice views of the surrounding towns and valleys. There is a loop of flatter terrain that goes around a small lake and follows a stream. The paths leading up...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank michaelhQ2789BY
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Lovely place to go walking for couples or with children - the park is huge, and has lots to see and explore. It is very peaceful and tranquil

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JulieDsTravels
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful area to go for a walk, lots of interesting things to see and very scenic. There are various caves around, good walking trails, a lake full of fish and the castle at the top. You could spend a few hours just...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kaptonkatz
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I visit the Ermitage regularly. I was just there today. Come and enjoy it, too. One year ago - in 2015 - the Ermitage English style garden celebrated its 230th anniversary. I had always loved this garden - my gran-ma often took me here, when...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Petra P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I feel peaceful when I walk around the small lake. It is quite nice in the late spring and summer, generally a lovely place to walk. The caves and the water are just cool. Good place to go for a think.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank expatbasel
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