Conferences and Congresses

With its central location, its excellent connections to road and rail and its urban infrastructure, Aarau is an ideal venue for conferences, congresses and other events. The city also continues to be a popular venue for large national events, such as the Swiss National Yodelling Festival in 2005, the Swiss National Wrestling Festival in 2007 and the Swiss National Marksman’s Festival in 2010.

As well as the Culture & Congress House in the centre of Aarau, different hotels also offer suitable infrastructure for your conferences and congresses. The congress office of "aarau info" will be delighted to assist you in the organisation of your event, from booking a suitable hotel room right down to planning the supporting programme.

Ideal transport connections

Aarau enjoys ideal transport connections on both a national and international level. Zurich-Kloten Airport is less than an hour away by train and car. The journey from Basel or Zurich takes half an hour, and Bern is less than 45 minutes away.

Kultur & Kongresshaus KUK (Culture and Congress House)

The Culture & Congress House in Aarau has multifunctional rooms for events for 10 to 600 people.


“aarau info” Congress Office

The team from “aarau info” can advise and support you in the planning of your event in Aarau. No matter whether the event lasts for one or several days, is for a company or association, or is a private occasion, we will put together the appropriate supporting programme, take care of locating and booking hotel and function rooms, and organise transport as necessary.



The guest-friendly hotels in the region provide you with your creature comforts. Even if you’re in Switzerland on business, you can spend the night in Aarau.




There is a lot to explore both in and around Aarau and even beneath the city too. At ground-level you can admire historic buildings and contemporary architecture...