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The city's darling wine producer, Buess, Weinbau und Weinhandel AG are the creators of some of the most popular brands of wine in the country. While placing the city on the map has been their main aim, this winery infuses the essence of Sissach in each batch, through quality local ingredients. Using the best the land has to offer and putting it together with classic, wine-making techniques, seldom does this winery fail to produce a simply scintillating batch of wine. Regular tours of the winery and vineyard offer a first hand experience of the stages and procedures that go into conjuring a flawless batch of wine.
The Jura Observatory is formerly known as the Observatoire astronomique jurassien. This astronomical observatory is located in the Jura canton of Switzerland. Housed near Vicques, the observatory is managed by Société Jurassienne d'Astronomie. Interestingly, in the year 2008, a periodic comet was discovered here. Check website for information on operating hours and desired permissions required to access the observatory.
The Parc Zoologique et Botanique de Mulhouse covers a total area of 25 hectares (62 acres). It was founded in 1868 as a garden and small personal menagerie. The zoo houses around 197 species of animals, while the botanical garden is one of the country's most prominent natural expanses, containing over 400 different types of iris alone, among other plant species.
Dating from the early 17th century, Schloss Schönau is among the crowning glories of Bad Säckingen. This splendid castle is thronged by avid history buffs and tourists looking to glean the history and culture of the area. Featuring two distinct museums along with informative exhibits pertaining to a variety of subjects within the premises, Schloss Schönau has established itself as a veritable tourist attraction. It also serves as a venue for many events and functions.
Pay a visit to the Temple Saint-Étienne, a historical church that was built in the year 1859 in the Gothic Revival style of architecture under the guidance of architect Jean-Baptiste Schacre. What stands today is the reincarnation of the old church that was built in the 12th Century. Later a bell tower was added to the sit in the 18th Century. The interiors of the church are adorned with detailed infrastructure and stained glass which depicts a number of parables from the Bible.
For an unhindered view of the Rhine river and the Black Forest, climb up the steep stairs of Burg Baden, a castle ruin and fortress which has been an integral part of the city since ages. The tall, stone walls convey an intriguing story regarding the history of this landmark. This once majestic castle met its fate during the Dutch war in the early 17th century, and has been painfully restored since.