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Excursions in the region
Sights to see in the town of St. Gallen
The entire St.Gallen Abbey District has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. The baroque cathedral is the town's landmark. The heart of the Abbey District is the Abbey Library, which contains books that are over 1,000 years old. More sights worth seeing: Art museum, textile museum, shopping trip to the old town and the Red Square City Lounge. Discover the "Gallus town" on a guided tour. There are also various themed tours on offer which can also be combined with a meal.
The harbour town of Rorschach
The harbour town of Rorschach tells stories of well-travelled merchants, the abbot's granary stewards, Italian female factory workers and regal summer guests in Rorschach-les-Bains. The bathing hut, built in 1924, is the only remaining building of its kind.
The charming town of Arbon
The historic old town of Arbon was an important commercial and industrial centre. Arbon is located directly on Lake Constance and the three-kilometre-long lake shore with parks, lido, walking and cycle paths invites you to stay a while. History comes alive on a guided tour through the old town.
Customs and culture in Appenzell
The Appenzeller Land lies in a unique, hilly landscape north of the Säntis. Appenzell, the heart of the region, invites you to stroll through the village with its pretty main street, the Landsgemeinde Square and beautifully painted houses. Learn more about the customs and culture of this stunning spot on a guided tour of Appenzell.
Constance: the city on the lake
Discover the Council City of Constance with its well-preserved medieval Niederburg district. Constance fascinates with its high-quality cultural offering and history steeped in tradition. One of the highlights is the only valid papal election north of the Alps that took place during the Council of Constance 600 years ago. Exciting guided tours take you on a journey through time in the largest city on Lake Constance.
Rorschach to Rheineck adventure tour
Take the scheduled boat from Rorschach Bay to the mouth of the Old Rhine. Admire the romantic natural beauty of the river landscape in the stunning Altenrhein nature reserve as you sail to the picturesque little town of Rheineck. Turn the boat trip into an adventure trip and combine your excursion with the "Witzwanderweg" (meaning "Joke Trail" in German) from Heiden to Walzenhausen.
Boat trip to Lindau
The charming old town of Lindau is situated on a peninsula and, with its picturesque arches, is worth a visit at any time of the year. In the run-up to Christmas, a beautiful festive market is held at the harbour. More information Flower Island Mainau (Germany) Near Constance, you can find the famous "flower island" that attracts thousands of visitors every year. The uniqueness of nature can be seen all year round here.
Flower Island Mainau
Near Constance, you can find the famous "flower island" that attracts thousands of visitors every year. The uniqueness of nature can be seen all year round here.
Go on a scavenger hunt through St.Gallen. In order not to lose track of the fox, the teams (2-7 people) have to crack codes and find hidden messages along the way. On the trail, you will discover the town of St.Gallen and its surroundings. In St.Gallen, there are five different trails of varying lengths ranging from 2 to 4.5 hours.
Gonzen Mine in Sargans
Enjoy a visit to what was once the largest mine in Switzerland. It has even been proven that the Romans mined iron ore here.
Heldsberg Fort Museum in St. Margrethen
The Swiss Heldsberg Fort is one of the safest artillery forts built during the Second World War. Today, groups can visit the Heldsberg Fort on guided tours.
Car construction in Romanshorn
Aautobau AG lives for its "passion for automobiles". In the former tank farm in the port of Romanshorn, a meeting place for car enthusiasts and those curious about all things automotive has been created. The attraction houses an exhibition and independent entrepreneurs in the factory, which is open to visitors.
Appenzell joke trail
Embark on a funny hike. Get to know the clever jokes of Appenzell and let yourself be carried away into the fantastic landscape of the Appenzeller Land. Around 40 joke boards invite you to stay and smile. Embark on a sightseeing adventure trip by boat and cable car from Walzenhausen to Heiden and back through the beautiful landscape of the Appenzeller Land.
Hikes in the Alpstein area: the Säntis, Hoher Kasten and Ebenalp mountains and Wildkirchli caves
Hikes or excursions on Säntis, Eastern Switzerland's "own" mountain in the famous Alpstein region. Have you ever visited the Wildkirchli caves and Aescher restaurant and lodge on Ebenalp? Hike to the picturesque Seealpsee lake in around two hours or go up Hoher Kasten, which has a revolving restaurant at its summit.
Right in the heart of Appenzeller Land, visitors have the extraordinary opportunity to rent a mountain all to themselves. The Kronberg mountain has a summer toboggan run, rope park and Appenzell delicacies at 1,663 m above sea level.
Appenzeller cheese factory in Stein AR
Looking over the shoulder of master cheesemakers. In the Appenzeller show dairy, you can watch Appenzeller® cheese being made. Cosy restaurant with cheese tasting sessions available.
Maestrani's Chocolarium is the only Swiss chocolate factory that lets you get to the heart of the production process and shares the secret of how they get happiness into the chocolate. Discovery tour and courses: how about a chocolate moulding course, for example?
Rhine Valley Wine Region
In the St.Gallen/Lake Constance region, there are a total of eight wine-growing areas that each have very individual characteristics. Explore the history of viticulture along a wine trail, learn about wine production on a guided vineyard tour and enjoy a tasting in one of the wine cellars.
Culinary town tours in St.Gallen
Immerse yourself in the culinary history of St. Gallen and taste local specialities. There are a variety of guided tours with a culinary spin through the old town where the buildings are adorned with beautiful oriel windows.
Museums & Architecture
Discover the history of telecommunications, from its beginnings to today's digitally networked society. The telephone museum you can touch. Greuterhof in Islikon near Frauenfeld.
Altenrhein Aviation Museum
The only museum of its kind in Europe, the Altenrhein Aviation Museum displays airworthy exhibits that are regularly flown. Visitors can get very close to the exhibited machines and even sit in an original Hunter cockpit! Sightseeing flights are also available.
Saurer Museum in Arbon
The Saurer Museum shows commercial vehicles, military cars, post buses and fire engines and vehicles. In the part of the museum dedicated to textile machines, you can feast your eyes on embroidery and weaving machines and their wonderful end products. 150 years of Eastern Swiss world-class, cutting-edge technology in three different sectors.
A railway adventure world on Lake Constance with engine shed, steam locomotives, electric locomotives, signal box, turntable and garden railway.
Textile Museum St.Gallen
The so-called "Palazzo Rosso" in the old town of St. Gallen, built in 1886, houses the St.Gallen Textile Museum and Textile Library. Discover five centuries worth of fascinatingly beautiful fabrics, including historical lace, embroidery and fabrics as well as exhibitions of contemporary textile art and textiles from today's industrial production processes.
St.Gallen Art Museum
The St.Gallen Art Museum is the centre for historical, contemporary and modern art in Eastern Switzerland. On the "Tour du Patron", let the museum director personally guide you through the exhibitions and take advantage of the opportunity to exchange ideas with other art lovers during the aperitif afterwards.
Natural History Museum in St.Gallen
The Natural History Museum, which is now in a new building constructed in 2016, awaits visitors with a permanent exhibition designed in a modern style and offers exciting insights into the world of nature. The centrepiece is Switzerland's largest landscape relief, which shows the cantons of St.Gallen and Appenzell.
Altenrhein Market Hall in Staad
Visit an architectural project unlike any other in Switzerland: The Altenrhein Market Hall in Staad was built in the vision of Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen
In the Zeppelin Museum, you can immerse yourself in the history and technology of zeppelins. An area of 4,000 m2 houses the world's most extensive and important airship aviation collection. Museum visit with zeppelin flights available.
This moated castle enjoys a picturesque setting in Amriswil. In addition to the historic rooms, Hagenwil Castle also has its own wine, which comes from the castle vineyard.
Tours & Boat Trips on Lake Constance
The Alpstein area with the Säntis, Hoher Kasten and Ebenalp mountains, Wildkirchli caves and village of Appenzell
Hikes or excursions on Säntis, Eastern Switzerland's "own" mountain in the famous Alpstein region. With excursions on Ebenalp, you can stop off to visit Appenzell or the show dairy.
A leisurely drive to Stein am Rhein
Excursion to Arbon, Gottlieben and Stein am Rhein or Arenenberg Castle and the Napoleon Museum. Visit these picturesque little towns with their typical timber-framed buildings. Visit to the Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe.
Excursion to Ittingen Charterhouse
Ittingen Charterhouse is a place of strength. A former Carthusian monastery and art museum of the canton of Thurgau with varying exhibitions. It's certainly a place worth visiting, about 80 minutes away by car. On the way, it's worth stopping off to enjoy St.Gallen and Frauenfeld.
Boat trips on Lake Constance
Schweizerische Bodensee Schifffahrt AG Romanshorn, www.sbsag.ch
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