Aarau-capital of the Swiss canton of Aargau. The charming town is located near Basel, Bern, Lucerne and Zurich. Points of interest include the Old Town with its painted gable roofs, the Schlossli, and the Rore Tower. Aarau is famous for its Carrot Festival, held on the first Wednesday of November. Hotels to suit every taste, and restaurants featuring a variety of cuisines.