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Olten tourist information & hotel reservations.


We warmly welcome you to visit Olten and wish you a wonderful vacation.

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Olten is a small town at the Aare River, in the Swiss canton of Solothurn. The village of Olten has a beautiful old part with a wooden bridge, nice museums, a rich cultural life which are well worth a visit. Tourists are attracted to Olten and for some relaxing hiking tours in the forests encircling the town. A walk through the old part, starting at the Klosterplatz is a great experience no visitor of the town should be missing. The Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Nature and the Historical Museum are also interesting and should not be missed if coming to Olten. There are some traditional Swiss restaurants in the cozy small town and of course quality hotel accommodation. Some of our recommended hotels in Olten include Hotel Arte Kongresszentrum, Congress Olten Swiss Q Hotel, Business & Appartement Hotel Ochsen and Hotel Amaris.

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Olten Transportation

The nearest airports to Olten are these in Zurich-Kloten and Basel Euro Airport and there are direct trains from both of them to the town’s railway station.
Olten's train station is an important railway hub and there are frequent trains within half hour from Zurich, Berne, Basel, and Lucerne.
By car one can reach Olten via motorway A1 or A2.


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