Here everything revolves around the white gold. Learn on this culinary tour how salt was discovered and where it is used today. 3-course salt menu and drinks included.


Rheinfelden as a fashionable health resort.

Salt was the main contributor to Rheinfelden's rise to the status of a fashionable health resort at the end of the 19th century. Those seeking relaxation still enjoy the healing effects of the brine on skin, joints and muscles today in the Rheinfelden brine baths.


Stadtführerin Davina Benkert auf der SalzGourmetTour im Achtsamkeitsgarten des Hotels EDEN im Park Rheinfelden

In 1848, underground salt deposits were discovered in Riburg near Rheinfelden. To this day, this saltworks produces salt as one of three locations in Switzerland. Among other things, this salt formed the basis for the pharmaceutical industry that settled here.

Experience salt in all its facets.

The city guides will take you on a journey through time and tell you funny anecdotes and practical tips about the white gold. On the way, you will enjoy a 3-course salt menu with wine accompaniment, one glass of wine each, in two restaurants. In the paradisiacal garden of the Hotel Eden im Park**** you will have aperitif appetizers flavored with various salts.


SalzGourmetTour: Die kulinarische Stadtführung mit Apéroplatte im Achtsamkeitsgarten des Hotel EDEN im Park Rheinfelden

The highlight at the end: marvel at the sunset over the Rhine on the Rhine terrace of the Park Hotel am Rhein****.


Stadtführerin Davina Benkert mit einer Gruppe auf der Führung SalzGourmetTour im Park-Hotel am Rhein mit Blick auf die Alstadt Rheinfelden

Experience the salt in all its facets


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Barrier-free city tour.

We are happy to accommodate your individual wishes. Do you have participants with walking difficulties? Please let us know so that the guides can take this into account. The route will then be planned in such a way that there are sufficient seats available at short intervals. City tours are also possible for people in wheelchairs. The tour and sights are slightly adapted so that no insurmountable stairs prevent the experience.

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Highlights on this tour

  • Apéro, main course & dessert in two different restaurants incl. wine accompaniment and water
  • Mindfulness garden at the Hotel Eden im Park
  • Main course & dessert on the Rhine terrace of the Park Hotel on the Rhine

Information about the city tour

  • Duration: 2.5-3h
  • Starting point: between 10.30 and 12.30 / between 17.00 and 18.00
  • Price per person: CHF 99

Bookable for groups from 8 persons on any date.

Booking and request

Tourism Rheinfelden
City office, Marktgasse 16
4310 Rheinfelden
+41 61 835 52 00

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