Swiss Discovery Tour — Arlesheim to Merian Gärten Hike

Arlesheim Dorf Tram Stop
Saturday, 15 June

Join Swiss Discovery Tours (a collaboration between You Belong in Basel ( and Fresh Air Kids ( on a lovely hike in Baselland.
The route begins with a gradual, but steady uphill climb through the trees in Arlesheim. The hike up is approximately 30+ minutes and will then level out. It then proceeds on to Muttenz through trails, woods, and wide paths. Please bring a picnic lunch and plenty of water to be enjoyed before the descent into Muttenz. The final destination of this route will be the impressive Merian Gärten. This roughly 12 km-hike is for those with intermediate hiking skills and will take roughly 4 hours to complete. Be sure to wear comfortable hiking clothes and sturdy hiking boots.
Meeting place is at Arlesheim Dorf (Tram 10); return will be from the Merian Gärten (Tram 14). If you are unable to come for any reason, please have the courtesy to let the organizers know at 078-250-6353. Please also be on time; if you are more than 10 minutes late, the tour will have to start without you.
Note that this is not a child-friendly event. If you would like to bring your friendly dog, however, they are most welcome to join. For great ideas on inspiring hikes that are ideal for the whole family, check out the must-have book “Fresh Air Kids Switzerland” (
The tour is free but spaces are limited, so check the details and register for your spot at the website below.


Arlesheim Dorf tram stop
4144 Arlesheim

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