Enjoying Solothurn What's on in your new town?

Find out what's happening in your new home. What makes it unique? From cultural activities to natural areas, there's bound to be something for you.

Getting to know Solothurn

Once you've settled in to your new home and covered all the essentials, it's time to get to know your new environment.

Becoming familiar with the local culture is a start. Meet people with similar interests and make an effort to take part in activities that interest you. Most importantly, stay open and receptive to the new experience.

Things to do in Solothurn

Solothurn is a lively town with a rich cultural life. Many well-known Swiss artists and writers have called Solothurn home. Arts and cultural events are regular highlights of the annual calendar. Known as the ‘Ambassador's Town', Solothurn has a well-preserved Baroque heritage, which blends Italian grace, French charm, and German pragmatism. Its excellent public transport network and compactness make it easy to navigate and explore. Solothurn has plenty to offer children and nature and sports lovers.

Culture and heritage in Solothurn

Regular annual events include:

Meeting people in Solothurn

Restaurants, entertainment & nightlife

Author: André Hirschi

André works at Switzerland’s leading relocation group Packimpex, where he is Head of Relocation Services for German-speaking Switzerland. André grew up in Bern, Switzerland. In addition to his broad experience in relocation, he initially trained as a Chef, worked 13 years as a hospitality industry professional, and was Events Manager at Bern’s leading event location. André has done a lot of traveling, and he enjoys playing squash, tennis and sports in general, as well as meeting new people.

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