Dornach, Nepomukbrücke. Photo: TES.


Schwarzbubenland consists of the districts of Dorneck and Thierstein and is located  in the canton of Solothurn.

The name Dornach is derived from Tornacho, Tornegg or Tornach, the Celtic-Latin name of fundus turranicus.

There was a Gallo-Roman settlement indeed. The history is fascinating.

The ruins Dorneck and Hilzenstein, the Goetheanum, the monastery and the Nepomuk bridge have stories to tell.

The bridge was destroyed in 1813 by a flood, only the statue of St. Nepomuk remained intact.

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