Swiss Discovery Tours — Gelterkinden Loop via Farnsburg
Join Swiss Discovery Tours (a collaboration between You Belong in Basel (https://www.ybibasel.ch/) and Fresh Air Kids (https://www.freshairkids.com/) on lovely historic hike starts and ends in Gelterkinden and passes by the historic Farnsburg Castle ruins. They will stop by the Farnsburg farm, where you’ll have the opportunity to purchase local meat and cheese, which you can then enjoy for lunch at the Farnsburg Castle ruins with fantastic views of the Black Forest and the Jura.
The hike is 11 km, with 472 meters of elevation gain/loss, suitable for fitness level beginner+. Wear weather-appropriate clothes in layers and good hiking boots. You will also need to bring a water bottle and snack, plus lunch. This hike is for adults only (no kids please), dogs are welcome. They will confirm that it is happening the day before, according to the weather.
The tour will start at the meeting point of the Basel SBB, under the timetable at 9:30. They will be taking the 10:01 train to Gelterkinden Bahnhof from Platform 16. Please purchase your train ticket in advance. The return will be from the Gelterkinden Bahnhof; they plan to take the 15:59 train back to Basel SBB, arriving at 16:27.
This hike is free to everyone; however, please register for your spot at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gelterkinden-loop-via-farnsburg-castle-tickets-748709860347?aff=ebdssbdestsearch&keep_tld=1.
Courtesy is key! On the day of the hike, they will wait 10 minutes after 09:30. If you register and for any reason cannot attend, please message +41782506353 and let them know. No shows with no notice will not be welcome on further tours.