Jegenstorf, BE al sito internet
Opening hours as of 2 May to 24 October 2021:
Tuesday through Saturday: 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5.30 pm
- Adults: CHF 10.–
- Senior citizens, disabled, apprentices, students, military: CHF 8.–
- Children (6 to 16 years): CHF 3.–
- per person: CHF 8.–
Private guided tours
Please contact the castle warden:
031 761 01 59, info(at)schloss-jegenstorf(dot)ch
Price: regular admission rate plus CHF 140.– per group
Group visitors and private guided tours are also available by arrangement outside opening hours.
Castle grounds are freely accessible 7 days a week/24 hours a day. Picnics are allowed in the castle grounds
Dogs are allowed in the café and castle courtyard (on a leash)
Extensive walks in the grounds around the castle. Park with historical apple trees (ProSpeciaRara), peony garden, carp pond, fountain with trout, and historical buildings such as an orangery, a bathhouse and a washhouse.
Castle grounds and café are wheelchair accessible.
Facilities on site
Castle café: Tea, coffee, pastries and refreshments are served at the historical washhouse.
Opening hours, Tuesday to Sunday: 14 to 17
In the castle grounds: Castle café at the historical washhouse, Tuesday to Sunday: 14 to 17. Range of refreshments, snacks, pastries, coffee and tea. Speciality: "Schloss Jegenstorf" sparkling apple wine made of various kinds of apple from the historical arboretum (ProSpecieRara).
In the castle: "Schloss Jegenstorf" sparkling apple wine made of various kinds of apple from the historical arboretum (ProSpecieRara). CHF 7 per glass, CHF 10 per person including snack
Gasthof Löwen, Löwenplatz 1, Jegenstorf, 031 761 02 02. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays (except for groups with a pre-arranged appointment).
By public transport
RegioExpress from Bern central station and Solothurn central station.
S-Bahn (line 8) from Bern central station.
The castle is immediately adjacent to the stop "Jegenstorf".
From Basel/Zurich: A1 to the Kirchberg exit, carry on towards Bern as far as Hindelbank, then turn off to Jegenstorf
From Bern: A1 to the Schönbühl exit, then carry on towards Solothurn as far as Jegenstorf.
- Several hiking routes, for example: Zollikofen to Jegenstorf (1 hours, 50 minutes).
- Several cycling routes
- "Solbad Schönbühl" a salt water bath: 5 mintues from Jegenstorf
- Castle Shopshop: "Schloss Jegenstorf" sparkling apple wine made of various kinds of apple from the historical arboretum, various liqueurs made from fruits grown in the castle grounds (plums, quinces, mirabelles, plumsdamsons)
- Jegenstorf cheese dairy ("Schloss Castle Fondue")
- Grossenbacher bakers and confectioners (various castle products)
- Jegenstorfer Schmitte beer from the small brewery in the forge at the centre of Jegenstorf
- Gasthof und Hotel Schönbühl, Alte Bernstrasse 11, Schönbühl, 031 859 69 69. Restaurant is closed on Wednesdays.
- Gasthof und Hotel Kreuz, Bernstrasse 14, Grafenried, 031 767 71 55. Restaurant is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.