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Aarau is an urban, business-friendly neighbourhood known for being trendy and offering ample choices for restaurants and chocolate. The neighbourhood's friendly people and skyline are just a couple of its charming qualities. The riverfront and parks showcase the area's natural beauty. A stay at one of the hotels in Aarau makes it easy to venture out into the larger area.
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavour. Browse the collections at Aargau Art Museum, Naturama Aargau Museum, or Aargauer Kunsthaus. Attractions like Suhr Museum, Kunstmuseum Olten, and Naturmuseum Olten highlight the local culture. Monuments like Aarau Church, Wildegg Castle, and Lenzburg Castle honour the area. Learn about the local history at Hallwyl Castle, Muri Abbey, and Neu-Falkenstein Castle. Sole Uno, Trampolino, and Langenthal Deer Park will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Popular activities in the area include swimming and being pampered at a spa. Kasino Park, Eptingen Lookout Point, and Strohmuseum Im Park are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Fricktal Golf Club, Umwelt Arena, and Shoppi Tivoli.
Why not visit Altstadt, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, and Church of St Peter and St Paul while you're here? You can also check out Frick Dinosaur Museum, Eptingen Church, and Diegten Protestant Church.
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Aarau Station.
Zurich (ZRH) is the closest major airport, 39.3 km (24.4 miles) from Aarau. You can also fly in and out of Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), which is located 45.3 km (28.2 miles) away.