Background information

Conference Venue

Lying in the centre of the Swiss Midlands between Bern, Basel and Zurich, near the lin­guistic border between German, French and Italian-speaking cantons, Solothurn has been termed the most beautiful Baroque town in Switzerland, as well as the “city of ambassa­dors”. Italian grandeur, French charm and Swiss-German groundedness combine to form a very special approach to life. Saints, heroes and nobles have shaped the history and face of the town. The traffic-free Old Town also boasts historical monuments, pic­ture-perfect fountains, fascinating museums, delicatessens, and a number of trendy res­taurants. The Solothurn Film Festival and the famous Verena Gorge, among others, enjoy both national and international renown.


Roland Künzler
Tel. +41 (0)52 354 97 87
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Johanna Schoop
Tel. +41 (0)52 354 97 43
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  • Promoter: IALB – International Academy of Rural Advisors
  • Conference organisation: AGRIDEA, Eschikon, CH-8315 Lindau
  • Photography: Region Solothurn Tourismus (unless otherwise indicated)