The Cheisacher is an imposing Jura hill situated in the upper Frick Valley – in the area bordering the municipalities of Gansingen, Mönthal and Sulz/Laufenburg. At the Cheisacher‘s highest point (698 metres above sea level), an elaborate wood tower built in 2010 has quickly become a popular excursion destination.
The tower was built at exactly the same location where almost 100 years ago another tower operated by the Swiss Federal Office of Topography for measurement and observation purposes had stood. Its top platform (722 metres above sea level) offers unrivalled panoramic views of the Alps, Black Forest and the Vosges mountains. Climbing to the tower’s top will also enable you to explore the diverse and unique landscape of the surrounding Table Jura. The Cheisacher is a popular hiking area with many trails leading up to the tower. Pristine woodlands and meadows, varied views and pleasant tranquillity attract hikers year round. The well-known Fricktaler Höhenweg (Frick Valley Hiking Trail) also runs nearby, with a public rest area and grill pit delightfully situated just below the observatory.
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Cheisacher Tower Support Group
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