Road Cycling Highlight
The Augst / Wyhlen barrage on the Rhine comprises the Augst and Wyhlen run-of-river power plants and the Augst lock.
Overall view from the underwater side; from right to left; Augst lock, Augst power plant (covered by trees), weir, Wyhlen power plant, substation WyhlenOn the south side of the Rhine, just above the weir, the Ergolz flows, it also forms the border between the community Augst in the canton of Basel-Landschaft and Kaiseraugst in the canton of Aargau. On the north side of the Rhine is the community Grenzach-Wyhlen. Right in the middle of the weir, the border between Germany and Switzerland runs
November 7, 2017
The whole area is very worth seeing and also offers an otherwise traffic-free way to cross the Rhine between Germany and Switzerland. So you can save the rather tedious crossing of Basel. On the Swiss side of Kaiseraugst offer several beautiful routes, on German side you can avoid in Wyhlen with the highway in the direction of Inzlingen the busy Federal Road 34.
April 12, 2018
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