in Bezirk Olten of Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland
- EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (24 mi)
- Grenchen Airport (26 mi)
- Zürich Airport (31 mi)
- Buochs Airport (35 mi)
- Bern Belp Airport (36 mi)
- Fontaine Airport (47 mi)
- Donaueschingen-Villingen Airport (52 mi)
- Colmar-Houssen Airport (58 mi)
- Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport (99 mi)
- Stuttgart Airport (111 mi)
- Geneva Cointrin International Airport (114 mi)
- Malpensa International Airport (125 mi)
- Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps (Unesco heritage, 15 mi)
- Old City of Berne (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning (Unesco heritage, 53 mi)
- Monastic Island of Reichenau (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
- Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
- Abbey of St Gall (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
- Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (Unesco heritage, 81 mi)
- Strasbourg – Grande île (Unesco heritage, 85 mi)
- Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona (Unesco heritage, 96 mi)
- Tierpark Langenthal (zoo, (11 mi)
- Stadtvoliere Vögeligarten Olten (zoo, (1 mi)
- Wildpark Mühletäli (zoo, (1 mi)
- Wildpark Roggenhausen (zoo, (6 mi)
- Jürg Jennys Raubtiere, Zirkuszoo (zoo, (12 mi)
- Hirschpark Willisau (zoo, (16 mi)
- Wildpark Heitern (zoo, (5 mi)
- Römischer Haustierpark Augst (zoo, (15 mi)
- Tierpark Weihermätteli (zoo, (13 mi)
- Voliere Trottenweiher Zofingen (zoo, (5 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 47.350 and 7.903 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 47° 20' 59" and E 7° 54' 11"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - CHF
- Spoken languages:
- German, French, Italian, Romansh
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:27 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Zurich
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:44 am and 9:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-07-11 07:20:57
Delve into Olten
Olten in Bezirk Olten (Canton of Solothurn) with it's 16,411 habitants is a city located in Switzerland about 35 mi (or 56 km) north-east of Bern, the country's capital town.
Current time in Olten is now 01:27 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports closer to Olten, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport in France in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km). The closest airport in Switzerland is Grenchen Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 39 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps in Austria at a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km). The closest in Switzerland is Old City of Berne in a distance of 35 mi (or 24 km), East. We saw 10 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zofingen, Kaenerkinden, Tenniken, Zunzgen and Oberhof. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 66 °F|
|Night Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||6%|
|Air Pressure||1021 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Sunday, 12th of July 2020
23°C (73 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Monday, 13th of July 2020
24°C (76 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 14th of July 2020
26°C (80 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Amaris Hotel-Garni ****
Hotel Olten Swiss Quality
ibis Rothrist Olten
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Strandbad Olten - Kamikaze (Freefall-Slide) Onride
Onride-Video der Kamikaze Freefall-Rutsche im Strandbad / Freibad Olten in der Schweiz im Kanton Solothurn. Mehr Infos und Bilder zum Strandbad Olten gibt es unter http://www.rutscherlebnis.de/sch ...
Spur-0-Expo 2013: Modellbaugruppe Wangen bei Olten
Führerstandsfahrt auf der Modulanlage der Modellbaugruppe Wangen bei Olten. Anlässlich der Spur-0-Expo in Olten am 16./17. März 2013.
Buswerbung in Olten
Buswerbung in Olten bewegt. Olten ist ein wichtiger Verkehrsknotenpunkt im Mittelland. Vor allem aber auch eine schöne Stadt an der Aare. Gemütliche Cafés in der belebten Altstadt laden...
Strandbad Olten - offene Rutsche Onride
Onride-Video der offenen Freibad-Rutsche im Strandbad / Freibad Olten in der Schweiz im Kanton Solothurn. Mehr Infos und Bilder zum Strandbad Olten gibt es unter http://www.rutscherlebnis.de/schwi ...
Strandbad Olten - Röhrenrutsche Onride
Onride-Video der Röhrenrutsche im Freibad / Strandbad Olten in der Schweiz im Kanton Solothurn. Mehr Infos und Bilder zum Strandbad Olten gibt es unter ...
Fitness Factory Olten
Portrait der Fitness Factory Olten, Unterführungsstrasse 49, www.fitnessfactory.ch.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Olten District is one of the ten districts of the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland, situated around the city of Olten. Together with the Gösgen District, it forms the electoral district of Olten-Gösgen. It has a population of 52,175 (as of 31 December 2012).
Unterer Hauenstein Pass
Unterer Hauenstein Pass (el. 691 m. ) is a mountain pass in the Jura Mountains between the canton of Basel-Country and Solothurn in Switzerland. It connects Buckten in Basel-Country and Trimbach in Solothurn. The pass road has a maximum grade of 6 percent. The pass was probably already used by the Romans. In 1993, Roman artifacts were discovered at the pass. It also lies close to the Roman settlement of Augusta Raurica.
The Wigger (formerly also called Wiggeren) is a river in the Swiss cantons of Lucerne and Aargau. It is an important tributary of the river Aar. The Wigger is around 41 kilometers long and flows from south to north for most of its length. The largest city in the Wigger valley is Zofingen. The river rises from the north slope of the Napf in the canton of Lucerne near the border to the canton of Berne in a height of about 1300 meters. There it is called Enziwigger.
Olten railway station
Olten station is a major hub railway station in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland, at the junction of lines to Zürich, Bern, Basel, Lucerne and Biel. As a result, Olten is a railway town and was also the site of the main workshop of the Schweizerische Centralbahn (German: Swiss Central Railway), which became a major workshop for the Swiss Federal Railways.
Aarburg Castle is a castle in the municipality of Aarburg in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. It is located high above the Aarburg on a steep, rocky hillside. The castle was built around a medieval castle, which controlled the narrow point on the Aare river and served as the seat of Aarburg Vogt. It is classified as a Swiss heritage site of national significance. Today it houses the Kantonale Jugendheim, for holding and rehabilitating juvenile offenders.
Frohburg Castle is a castle in the municipality of Trimbach of the Canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Olten.
Wisen: Restaurant Froburg, Wisen (source)
Flugplatz Olten › South: Olten Flugplatz, Flugplatz Olten (source)
Wisen › South-West, Wisen (source)
Olten: Alte Brücke, Olten (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
أولتن, Olten, اولتان, ZJU, オルテン, Ольтен, 올텐, Олтен, 奧爾滕