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Sales Manual 2014/2015 Rheinfall, Stein am Rhein, Schaffhausen, St. Gallen, Säntis, Rorschach

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  • SALES MANUAL.SCHAFFHAUSERLAND AND ST.GALLEN-BODENSEE

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  • Mount Sntis 2502 metres of pure fascination!The summit of Mount Sntis affords breathtaking views across six countries. But virtually as limitless as the views is the range of things to see and do on Sntis and Schwgalp. Authentic experiences await you amidst some of the most beautiful natural scenery in Europe.

    Sntis-SchwebebahnHotel, Gastronomie, EventsCH-9107 Schwgalp

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    Q Daily Sntis breakfast and Sntis lunchQ Appenzell Sunday brunchQ Romantic full-moon ridesQ Sunrise rides in July and August

  • 3The region between the boutique cities of Schaff-hausen and St.Gallen in the heart of Eastern Switzerland has a wide variety of tourist attrac-tions. Discover the diversity of the region from Lake Bodensee and the 4 countries corner to the gently rolling pre-Alpine landscape with Mount Sntis.

    In many ways, St.Gallen, the small metropolis of Eastern Switzerland, is like a big cosmopolitan city. And this title suits it well. It owes this repu-tation not just to the monastery complex, which is a World Cultural Heritage Site, but also to the success of its textile industry.

    Rorschach at Lake Bodensee is a vibrant and bustling little lakeside town with pretty town houses and the Forum Wrth with its unique art collection.

    The beautiful countryside with the Rhine and Rhine Falls, the unique historical charm of the medieval towns of Schaffhausen and Stein am Rhein, the fresh, fruity wines of Schaffhausens Blauburgunderland and so much more Schaffhauserland is a small paradise that offers surprisingly unique experiences.

    St.Gallen and Schaffhausen can easily bereached within one hour from Zurich Airport orwithin three hours from Munich Airport.

    SCHAFFHAUSEN Zurich Lucerne Geneva Altenrhein Stuttgart Munich Vienna Paris

    Car 35 min 80 min 200 min 60 min 100 min 180 min 420 min 390 min

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    ST.GALLEN Zurich Lucerne Geneva Altenrhein Stuttgart Munich Vienna Paris

    Car 60 min 90 min 210 min 20 min 150 min 150 min 380 min 410 min

    Train 65 min 120 min 240 min 35 min 220 min 180 min 480 min 330 min

    WELCOME TO EASTERN SWITZERLAND

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    The best way to discover Eastern Switzerland is by pub-lic transportation. Your Swiss Pass, day pass or regional ticket allows you to travel in the region with just a single ticket.

    PRICES 2014 Adults Small Groups

    One Euregio zone CHF 28. CHF 52.

    Two Euregio zones CHF 35. CHF 66.

    All Euregio zones CHF 45. CHF 84.

    On presentation of a valid Euregio Bodensee day ticket, excursion boats offer a 25 % discount off the regular price (excluding catamarans).

    TRAVELLING IN THE REGION

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN EASTERN SWITZERLAND: DAY PASS EUREGIOThe Day Pass Euregio Bodensee is a cost-effective way for families, small groups and individuals to avoid the hustle and bustle of traffic by travelling with public transport and to discover new, unfamiliar regions.

    BUY YOUR TICKETS FROMTourist-Information RorschachHauptstrasse 58, CH-9401 RorschachPhone: +4171 841 70 [email protected]

  • 5SWITZERLAND TRAVEL SYSTEM SWISS PASSThe Swiss Pass is the key to trouble-free travel by public transport throughout Switzerland. With a single ticket visitors can travel 4, 8, 15 or 22 days or a whole month throughout the entire country by train, bus and boat. The ticket includes the popular panorama routes such as the Pre-Al-pine Express from St.Gallen to Lucerne or the lake tour from Schaffhausen to St.Gallen, as well as travel on trams and buses in no fewer than 75 towns and cities, including St.Gallen and Schaffhausen. In addition, Swiss Pass holders are entitled to free admission to more than 470 museums nationwide and a 50% reduction on most mountain railways. Children under the age of 16 travel free of charge with the complimentary Swiss Family Card. For more information: swisstravelsystem.com. The Swiss Pass can be purchased for your clients through a worldwide network of General Sales Agents: www.raileurope.fr/wheretobuy

    LAKE CONSTANCE EXPERIENCE TICKET Three versions of the BodenseeErlebniskarte (Lake Constance Experience Ticket) are available in compliance with your individual tastes whether you are landlubbers, sea dogs or smart spenders, and are valid for 3, 7 or 14 days. Lake Constance Experience Ticket can be bought from March to November.

    BUY YOUR TICKETS FROMSt.Gallen-Bodensee Tourism, CH-9001 St.GallenPhone: +4171 227 37 [email protected]

    OSTWIND DAY PASSWith the Day Pass Tageskarte Plus you can travel in all the region of Eastern Switzerland from St.Gallen to Schaffhausen.

    BUY YOUR TICKETS FROM Tourist-Information RorschachHauptstrasse 58, CH-9401 RorschachPhone: +4171 841 70 [email protected]

    TIMETABLEwww.sbb.ch

    PRICES 2014 Adults Kids

    Tageskarte Plus CHF 62. CHF 33.

    Included:Boat trip on Lake Bodensee (Uferkurs Rorschach Rheineck, Rorschach Romanshorn Kreuzlingen)Boat trip on the lower lake and the Rhine, Boat trip on Lake Walensee

    The following additional routes by rail and bus:Railway: Aadorf Winterthur, Schaffhausen Winterthur, Frauenfeld Winterthur, Stein am Rhein Schaffhausen, Stein am Rhein Winterthur Bus: Andelfingen Ossingen Oberstammheim, Turbenthal Strandbad Bichelsee, Schlatt Marthalen

    PRICES 2014 Adults Kids

    3 Days landlubbers CHF 48. CHF 24.

    3 Days sea dogs CHF 86. CHF 43.

    3 Days smart spender CHF 68. CHF 34.

    With the Lake Constance Experience Ticket you can join the public 1 hour city tour in St.Gallen or Rorschach. Furthermore you get the audio-visual city tour through St.Gallen free of charge. More information and more benefits: www.bodensee.eu

  • 6 {1 SCHAFFHAUSEN: MUNOTThe fortress called Munot, is the landmark of the city of Schaffhausen. No other town in Switzerland came anywhere near building a structure of such monumental grandeur in the 16th century.

    Distance from old town: 3 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 90 min " 60 minwww.munot.ch

    {2 NEUHAUSEN: RHINE FALLS Europe's greatest falls. The Rhine Falls what a magnificent sight! Across a width of 150 m an enormous mass of water plunges downwards over the rocks with a thunderous roar!

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 3 min " 5 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 95 min " 60 minwww.rheinfall.ch

    {3 REICHENAU ISLAND.UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE

    The island with its unique fragrance of herbs, its greenhouses, vineyards and fields of lettuce amongst precious old churches.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: A 210 min " 45 minDistance from St.Gallen: r b 135 min " 60 minwww.reichenau.de

    {4 FLOWER ISLAND MAINAUThere are two rose gardens on Mainau with an impressive collection of over 10,000 roses and 1,000 varieties of the Queen of Flowers whose scent, beauty and elegance is a seductive sen-sual pleasure.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 90 min " 45 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 90 min " 60 minA 40 min from Konstanz www.mainau.de

    TOP 10 ATTRACTIONS AROUND LAKE BODENSEE

  • 7 {7 TOGGENBURG NECKERTAL NATURE PARKThe Neckar, still left in its natural state, mean-ders through the midst of the park area, which still has to be planned, surrounded by cultural and historical treasures. The numerous hills and heights offer a variety of sights and views.

    Distance from Schaffhausen r 120 min " 1 h Distance from St.Gallen r 25 min " 30 minwww.naturpark-neckertal.ch

    {6 MOUNT SNTIS. 2502 METRES Mount Sntis and Schwgalp put on their very best show in the summer, with the breathtaking view from the summit, taking in no less than six countries. In winter, huge quantities of snow turn Mount Sntis and Schwgalp into a wonderland in white.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 150 min " 150 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 60 min " 40 minwww.saentisbahn.ch/en

    {5 UNESCO CITY OF ST.GALLEN St.Gallen has an enchanting old town with world-famous oriel windows, quaint narrow streets and lively squares lined with welcoming street cafs. The imposing Baroque cathedral in the heart of the Abbey District, presides over the city and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 90 min " 60 minwww.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en

    {10 SWISS TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN APPENZELL

    In no other region is everyday life so steeped in its historic culture, traditional crafts and hospi-tality as in the green hills of the Appenzellerland. The picturesque village of Appenzell has colour-fully painted houses in the car-free main street, and an array of specialist shops and traditional craft workshops.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 120 min " 60 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 45 min " 25 minwww.appenzell.info/en

    {8 PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEINIt is one of the smallest countries in Europe. The peaceful Principality of Liechtenstein, which nestles in the mountains between Switzerland and Austria, extends from the Rhine Valley up to a height of over 2,500 meters.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 150 min " 90 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 70 min " 45 minwww.tourismus.li/en

    {9 CONSTANCE The largest town on Lake Bodensee with the cathedral, the beautiful lakeside promenade and the many shopping facilities invites you to stay and browse.

    Distance from Schaffhausen: r 50 min " 45 minDistance from St.Gallen: r 60 min " 55 minwww.konstanz-tourismus.de

  • 81. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE ST.GALLEN

    The abbey district with its magnificent baroque cathedral forms a unique historical ensemble, which was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. Visitors to the abbeys rococo library which many people consider the most beautiful rococo room in Switzerland can ad-mire 170,000 medieval books and 2,000 original manuscripts in changing temporary exhibitions.The Abbey Library numbers among the oldest and most beautiful libraries in the world. As early as the 8th century, the St.Gallen Monastery pos-sessed a significant collection of books, which continued to expand very quickly.

    PRICES: Individuals: from CHF 12.Groups: from CHF 10.Opening hours: Mon Sat: 10 am 5 pmSundays and public holidays: 10 am 4 pm(Prices and opening hours may change)www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-adven-ture-sgbt/stibi

    2. TEXTILE MUSEUMThe production of textiles played a significant role in St.Gallen as early as the Middle Ages. For centuries, cloth from St.Gallen was a lucrative export article, appreciated throughout Europe for its quality. The textile museum provides a glimpse of the products of those times. The finest fabrics, precious lace and old fashion collections are on display. Leading eastern Swiss hotels offer special textile country rooms, which are furnished with carefully chosen textiles.

    PRICES:Individuals from CHF 12. / Groups from CHF 9.Opening hours: Daily: 10 am 5 pm(Prices and opening hours may change)www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-adven-ture-sgbt/textilmuseum-st-gallen

    4. OLD TOWN CITY OF ORIELSThe winding streets of the old town, where the ornate oriels (a total of 111!) of the half-timbered houses were designed to demonstrate the inhab-itants affluence, invite visitors to stroll around and enjoy cultural attractions and shopping facilities.

    SPECIAL TOUR: www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-offers-sgbt/narrow-lanes

    3. THREE PONDS OF ST.GALLENExperience the three ponds on the St.Gallen Panorama Walking Tour, which delivers aston-ishing views of St.Gallens Old Town and the Abbey District. Countless lookout points pro-vide repeated opportunities to view the city, the Abbey District and cathedral from new perspec-tives. The Drei Weieren ponds invite you to take a cooling dip in the summer, and they are a popular spot for ice-skating fans in winter. www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-route-sgbt/stgaller-panoramatour

    TOP 10 ATTRACTIONSIN ST.GALLEN

  • 99. SWISS CASINOS ST.GALLENSwiss Casinos St.Gallen will amaze you with its modernity and expansiveness, and it enriches the Lake Bodensee region by offering a gam-bling experience with an unusual and impressive ambience. Open 365 days per year.Opening hours: Sun Thu: 12 pm 3 amFri + Sat and public holidays: 12 pm 4 amwww.swisscasinos.ch/stgallen

    5. CONCERT AND THEATER ST.GALLENEnjoy an evening performance (Opera, Musicals, Ballet or classical concerts) in the internationally renowned City Theater and Music Hall.www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-adven-ture-sgbt/theater-st-gallen

    6. UNIVERSITY OF ST.GALLEN (HSG)Internationality, practical relevance and an inte-grative perspective have been the trademarks of an education at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland ever since it was established more than a century ago. With works by Giacometti, Mir, Richter, Burckhardt, Tpies, Disler and others, the HSG owns a collection that would be a credit to every museum. www.unisg.ch/en/hsgservices/besucher/ kunstfuehrungen

    7. MHLEGG TRAINThe Mhlegg train is the oldest inner-city public transport system. The Mhlegg train runs regu-larly on weekdays and weekends. It connects the town centre with the area of St. Georgen. In only 2 minutes a considerable difference in altitude is achieved namely, to the recreation area Drei Weieren.

    8. CITY LOUNGEThe City Lounge is considered to be the larg-est outdoor living room in Switzerland. The idea for the unusual project of creating a public City Lounge originates from the architect Carlos Martinez and the multimedia artist Pipilotti Rist. A red lounge carpet covers the ground and by glowing lamps are suspended overhead, bathing the neighbourhood in diverse, subtly changing lighting moods. www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-adven-ture-sgbt/finder-adventure-sgbt-stadtlounge

    10. ART MUSEUM ST.GALLENThe Art Museum St.Gallen offers an attractive exhibition programme with international gems. Seen as a modern treasure chamber for eastern Switzerland, it houses an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures from the late Middle Ages to the present, which are displayed in rotating exhibitions.PRICES: Individuals from CHF 12. Groups from CHF 10.Opening hours: Tue Sun: 10 am 5 pmWed: 10 am 8 pm(Prices and opening hours may change)www.kunstmuseumsg.ch/en.html

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    CHOCOLATE AND SWEETS

    CONFISERIE ROGGWILLER www.roggwiller.ch

    CHOCOLATERIE AM KLOSTERPLATZ www.chocolateriesg.ch

    PRALIN SCHERRER www.praline-scherrer.ch/en/

    TEXTILES

    BISCHOFF TEXTIL AG www.bischoff-textil.com

    A K R I S www.akris.ch

    JAKOB SCHLAEPFER www.jakob-schlaepfer.ch

    FACTORY STORES

    DESIGNER OUTLET St.Gallen, www.designer-outlet.li

    S&M MADELEINE MODE VERSAND AG St.Gallen, www.madeleine-mode.ch

    CORNELIA VERSAND GMBH St.Gallen, www.cornelia.ch

    OUTLET KREUZLINGENKreuzlingen, www.outlet-kreuzlingen.com

    JEWELLERY LABHARTLABHART CHRONOMETRIEoben an der Marktgasse 23CH-9004 St.GallenPhone: +4171 222 50 [email protected]

    Chronometry & Jewellery Gallery, the House of the famous brands

    Watches and jewellery brands in the premium segment, fine unique items from its own gold-smith workshop and excellent service in its own watchmaking studio thats what Labhart stands for - in the heart of the city of St.Gallen since 1886!

    In the newly renovated shop there is an exclu-sive exhibition area with watch brands such as Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre and IWC. Further-more, Labhart Chronometrie is the only shop in St.Gallen which stocks Vacheron Constantin, Breitling, Bulgari, Parmigiani Fleurier, Century and Oris watches. In addition, Niessing products are displayed in a separate jewellery corner. The high-quality range is rounded off with Bulgari, Marco Bicego, Jrg Heinz, and Pesavento. On the first floor the visitor to Labhart Chronometrie enters into the world of Breitling watches, the new unique Breitling Floor.

    In the smallest museum in St.Gallen the music box museum a lovingly compiled private col-lection of sounding, mechanical works of art are presented each day at 11:00 am. The music boxes, which are still produced today, are a wonderful gift or for yourself or can be a collect-able and for sale here.

    JEWELLERY BUCHERERBUCHERER ST.GALLENMultergasse 15CH-9004 St.GallenPhone: +4171 222 02 22www.bucherer.com/en/

    The name BUCHERER is known well beyond the borders of Switzerland and stands for quality at the very highest level.

    SHOPPING IN ST.GALLEN

    FURTHER JEWELLERS

    BOLLI GOLDSCHMIED www.bolli-goldschmied.ch

    SHOPPING MALLS

    SHOPPING ARENA www.shopping-arena.ch

    NEUMARKT ST.GALLEN www.neumarkt-sg.ch

    GALLUSMARKT

    SOUVENIRS

    GSCHENKLDELI / SWISS SOUVENIRS www.souvenirs-st-gallen.ch

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    The narrow, winding streets of the old part of town, adorned with bay windows, are ideal for eating out in comfort. Wood panelled, old St.Gallen Erststockbeizen (cosy restaurants on the first floor of houses in the old town) provide a diverse range of culinary delicacies from haute cuisine to hearty regional specialities.

    RESTAURANT ZUM GOLDENEN SCHFLIThe restaurant zum Goldenen Schfli is the old-est guild hall in the city (from the 17th century). Here, you will dine in a historic setting while enjoying regional specialities. The restaurant is suitable for groups and individuals.

    Restaurant zum Goldenen SchfliPriska and Hugo SchudelMetzgergasse 5CH-9000 St.GallenPhone +4171 223 37 [email protected]

    Traditional/Swiss Food in St.Gallen FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Caf Gschwend X [email protected] www.cafe-gschwend.ch

    Fondue Beizli X [email protected] www.fonduebeizli.ch

    Gaststuben zum Schlssli X X [email protected] www.schloessli-sg.ch

    Lokal X X [email protected] www.lokremise.ch

    netts schtzengarten X X [email protected] www.netts.ch

    Restaurant Atrium X [email protected] www.atrium-ristorante.ch

    Restaurant Bierfalken X [email protected] www.bierfalkenwirt.ch

    Restaurant Lagerhaus GmbH X X [email protected] www.restaurantlagerhaus.ch

    Restaurant Marktplatz X X [email protected] www.restaurant-marktplatz.ch

    Restaurant National / zum Goldenen Leuen X X [email protected] www.naz.sg

    Restaurant Neubad X [email protected] www.restaurant-neubad.ch

    Restaurant Scheitlinsbchel X [email protected] www.scheitlinsbuechel.ch

    Restaurant Unterer Brand X Restaurant Unterer Brand

    Restaurant Walhalla X X [email protected] www.hotelwalhalla.ch

    Restaurant Wildpark Peter und Paul X X [email protected] www.peterundpaul-sg.ch

    Restaurant Zum Goldenen Schfli X X [email protected] www.zumgoldenenschaefli.ch

    Vreni Gigers Jgerhof X [email protected] www.jaegerhof.ch

    Weinstube zum Bumli X www.weinstube-baeumli.ch

    Wirtschaft zur alten Post X [email protected] www.apost.ch

    International Food in St.Gallen

    Japan House Edo X [email protected] www.edojapan.ch

    La Follia - das Restaurant X [email protected] www.lafollia.ch

    Restaurant Candela X [email protected] www.restaurantcandela.ch

    Restaurant Chinatown X [email protected] www.chinatown-restaurant.ch

    Restaurant Concerto X X [email protected] www.concerto.ch

    Restaurant Samosa Little India X [email protected] www.samosa.ch

    Ristorante Acquarello X X [email protected] www.acquarello-sg.ch

    Restaurant Zum Goldenen Drachen X X [email protected] www.zumgoldenendrachen.ch

    DINING IN ST.GALLEN

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    1. THE HARBOUR CITY RORSCHACHRorschach is an important harbour city on Lake Bodensee and is known as a mecca for cyclists and inline skaters. The stately homes in the lively city centre bear witness to its past, as does the Kornhaus, Rorschachs landmark and the most beautiful granary in Switzerland. Distance from St.Gallen: r 20 min " 15 minwww.tourist-rorschach.ch/tourismus

    2. FORUM WRTH. RORSCHACH. A new venue for art and culture. Early and clas-sical modernism are represented by works by such important artists as Max Liebermann, Ed-vard Munch, Picasso, Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, Ren Magritte and Max Beckmann. The Forum Wrth is just next to the train station in Rorschach. www.wuerth-haus-rorschach.ch/web/en

    3. HOHER KASTEN REVOLVING RESTAURANT

    Unforgettable mountain experience in the revolving restaurant, 360 rondom panoramic tour lasting one hour. The revolving restaurant was awarded the 1st prize, Best of Swiss Gastro Award.Distance from St.Gallen: r 60 min " 30 min

    Hoher Kasten Drehrestaurant und Seilbahn AGCH-9058 BrlisauPhone: +4171 799 13 [email protected]

    4. BOAT TRIPS ON LAKE BODENSEEEnjoy a boat trip on Lake Bodensee and/or through the nature reserve Alter Rhein. Com-bine your trip with a visit to the Flower Island Mainau or to the city of Lindau in Germany.

    You can start your boat trip in Rorschach, Romanshorn or Kreuzlingen. Timetables and further information: www.bodenseeschiffe.ch

    5. MARKET HALL HUNDERTWASSER. ALTENRHEIN

    Gilded onion domes, glowing colours, curves, asymmetrical windows, uneven floors, multicol-oured ceramic pillars, shady colonnades and leafy rooftops are characteristics of this market hall based on an idea and concept by Friedens-reich Hundertwasser.Distance from St.Gallen: r 30 min " 20 minwww.markthalle-altenrhein.ch

    TOP 10 ATTRACTIONS IN THE ST.GALLEN- LAKE BODENSEE AREA

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    6. AVIATION MUSEUM ALTENRHEINThe Altenrhein Aviation Museum is dedicated to the people and machines that wrote his-tory in the skies. It includes an auditorium with 70 airplane seats and an event hangar that can be adapted to meet your needs and make your event an unforgettable experience.Distance from St.Gallen: r 40 min " 20 minwww.fliegermuseum.ch

    7. ROMANTIC TRAIN TOURSSt.Gallen Trogen lineEnjoy a varied excursion with outstanding views of St.Gallen, Lake Bodensee and the Alpstein mountain range.r 30 minRorschach Heiden lineEvery first Sunday of the month from May to October the Rosa steam locomotive, with its open panoramic carriages, puffs up and down. r 20 minwww.appenzellerland.ch

    8. WALTER ZOOAdventure land Walter Zoo is located in an idyllic spot near Gossau in St.Gallen. In this 5.5 ha area there are numerous games and other things for children to do. Bus stop: Gossau SG, Walter Zoo.Distance from St.Gallen: r 25 min " 15 min www.walterzoo.ch

    9. MAESTRANI CHOCOLATE FACTORY SINCE 1852

    Looking for the secret of Swiss chocolate? Have you always wanted to know how chocolate is made? Or where the ingredients come from? Visit Schoggiland in Flawil and book a guided tour to get a behind-the-scenes look at produc-tion. Or design and flavour your own chocolate in a pouring course.Distance from St.Gallen: r 40 min " 20 min

    Maestrani Schweizer Schokoladen AGToggenburgerstrasse 41CH-9230 Flawil 1Phone:+4171 228 38 [email protected]

    10. SNTISPARK FREIZEITPARKA place full of entertainment! Water fun, wellness, fitness, sport and games Sntispark in Abtwil, near St.Gallen, offers all of this and more. A special highlight is the 110 m long wild water canyon with currents, whirlpools and water carousels.Distance from St.Gallen: r 20 min " 10 minwww.saentispark.ch

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    1. RHEINFALLThe Rhine Falls what a magnificent sight! Across a width of 150m, an enormous mass of water plunges downwards over the rocks with a thunderous roar! The full force of this spec-tacle is best experienced from the Rhine Falls basin. Get into the spirit of things be sure to take a boat to the central rock and climb to the top. From Schloss Laufen, perched high above the Rhine Falls, a footpath leads past the roaring waters to the Fischetz platform. www.rheinfall.ch

    3. RHINE FALLS BOAT RIDE EXPERIENCE Enjoy the 360 view of the Rhine Falls, and be surrounded by thundering masses of water. The ride to the rock at the Rhine Falls and its ascent is a unique experience.www.maendli.ch

    5. SCHLOSS LAUFENThe Rhine Falls experience Schloss Laufen offers four unforgettable attractions. Visit the Historama and learn everything about the 1000-year history of the castle on the Rhine. Enjoy six traditional specialities and delicious regional produce within the ancient walls of Schloss Laufen.www.schlosslaufen.ch

    2. OLD TOWN SCHAFFHAUSENOn July 10, 1045 the Villa Scafhusun received the right to mint and issue coins, and the town was mentioned in a document for the first time. Today Schaffhausen is one of the best preserved cities which date back to the Middle Ages. Up ahead around the corner, down an alley and un-derneath the archway anyone who sets out to discover the winding little alleys, the magnificent houses with their ornate oriels and the numer-ous fountains will find themselves unexpectedly transported back in time a thousand years.

    6. MUSEUM ZU ALLERHEILIGENLocation and architecture that convey 1000 years of building history form a substantive part of the museum. The imposing cathedral, the idyllic herb garden and the largest, freely acces-sible cloister in Switzerland are also part of the entire facility. www.allerheiligen.ch

    4. MUNOTThe fortress of Munot is the landmark of the city of Schaffhausen. No other town in Switzerland came anywhere near building a structure of such monumental grandeur in the 16th century. www.munot.ch

    TOP 12 ATTRACTIONS INSCHAFFHAUSERLAND

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    10. ST. GEORGEN, STEIN AM RHEINThis Benedictine monastery is one of the best-preserved medieval monastery complexes in Switzerland and was instrumental in the development of the town. The monastery was founded during the Romantic period and underwent significant structural changes during the 15th and early 16th centuries. The late Gothic cloister and the series of frescoes in the so-called ballroom, dating back to around 1515, are of special importance. www.klostersanktgeorgen.ch

    9. BLAUBURGUNDERLANDThe blue Pinot Noir grape grows on three out of four vines in the Canton of Schaffhausen. The wine producers have named Schaffhausen Blau-burgunderland after it. They invest all their energy, use their skills and their love in looking after and processing this fine type of wine, also known as Pinot Noir or Noir. That means top quality, diversity, closeness to nature and for you an experience that goes beyond the wine.www.blauburgunderland.ch

    11. HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDETake a horse-drawn carriage ride through the vineyards in Chlggi, (Klettgau), the largest contiguous wine region in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. During the tranquil ride, enjoy the magnificent landscape and learn all about Pinot Noir, its cultivation and with what love and care the winegrowers tend their grapes. And of course, during the ride you will have the opportunity to determine for yourself how good the fruity wines taste.Information/Booking: Schaffhauserland Tourismus, Phone +4152 632 40 20, www.schaffhauserland.ch

    8. STEIN AM RHEINStein am Rhein is a unique gem on Lake Boden-see and the Rhine. There where the lake be-comes the Rhine once more, it is nestled in an awe-inspiring landscape. The charm of this little medieval town imme diately casts its spell on the visitor. High above the Old Town towers Castle Hohenklingen. The climb up there is rewarded with breathtaking views of the south-ern Hegau, Lake Bodensee and the Rhine.www.steinamrhein.ch

    7. IWC FACTORY AND MUSEUMWith its impressive use of space and light, the IWC Museum presents watches and artefacts from the companys history, which spans more than 140 years. Around 230 exhibits bear witness to a manufacturer that made a name for itself with high quality and unmistakable design from the very beginning. The watch collection ranges from the first IWC pocket watches, richly decorated tailcoat watches and ladies watches, to the watch families of more recent times. www.iwc.com

    12. RIVER TRIP ON A WEIDLINGThe Weidling, a narrow flatboat around nine metres in length, is as important to the city of Schaffhausen as the Munot fortress and the river Rhine. Treat yourself to a trip up and then down on the Rhine together with a Weidling boatman in this traditional, wooden boat without a motor.www.schaffhauserland.ch

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    SCHAFFHAUSEN

    HANNIBAL WATCHES AND JEWELLERYSchwertstrasse 6, CH-8201 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 625 14 06 www.hannibal-watches.com

    BRANDS: Cartier, Chopard, Hublot, H. Moser& Cie., IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre,Omega, Tag Heuer, Tissot

    ORLANDI WATCHES AND JEWELLERYFronwagplatz 24, 8201 Schaffhausenphone +4152 625 28 48www.orlandi-uhren.ch

    BRANDS: Breitling, Ebel, Louis Erard, Longines,Maurice Lacroix, Rado, Swatch, Tissot, Victorinox

    Stein am Rhein lies where Lake Bodensee becomes the Rhine River again. It is famous for its well-preserved Old Town Centre with painted faades and half-timbered houses. A beautiful place for a stroll and to go shopping in the local shops. www.steinamrhein.ch

    IWC BOUTIQUE Find here the whole collection of IWC watches. Baumgartenstrasse 15, CH-8200 Schaffhausen, Phone +4152 630 50 30, [email protected]

    Souvenir shop/Visitor centre /Watches and jewellery Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall, CH-8447 DachsenPhone +4152 659 67 67www.schlosslaufen.ch

    RHEINFALL

    INFORMATION/SHOPPINGSouvenir shopping with commission for tour guide

    Info-Shop, Rheinfallquai CH-8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall Phone +4152 632 40 20www.schaffhauserland.ch

    STEIN AM RHEIN

    SHOPPING IN SCHAFFHAUSERLAND

    Schaffhausen is where you can enjoy a relaxed shopping trip in historic surroundings a unique pleasure!

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    SCHAFFHAUSENGTERHOFFreier Platz 10, CH-8200 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 630 40 40www.gueterhof.ch

    Whoever stops for a drink or a bite to eat at Gterhof, will experience it up close. Watching the chefs prepare the creative, international and regional dishes is part of this special experience. Enjoy your cocktails on the terrace at sunset or in the cosy courtyard. Banquet and conference room.

    FIT X Groups XCapacity: 95 people

    KRONENHOFKirchhofplatz 7, CH-8200 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 635 75 75www.kronenhof.ch

    Whether at the steakhouse with lava grill, at the wine bar, in the Kronen-stube restaurant or in the festive hall, you will be received everywhere in a friendly manner and carefully attended. Our cuisine is inspired by seasonal ingredients and creative compositions.

    FIT X Groups XCapacity: 120 people

    RHEINFALLSCHLOSS LAUFEN Erlebnis am Rheinfall, CH-8447 DachsenPhone +4152 659 67 67www.schlosslaufen.ch

    Wine and dine for two, an inspiring seminar, a lavish wedding celebration Schloss Laufen offers you a dignified setting steeped in history. Exclusive dinner for 2 in the panoramic glass lift!

    FIT X Groups XCapacity: 260 people

    RDENOberstadt 20, CH-8201 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 632 36 36www.rueden.ch

    The magnificent guild hall is the pride of our house. It dates back to the 18th century and was used as a meeting place by the Traders Guild. Today, it offers the right ambience for weddings, business dinners and balls of all kinds.

    FIT Groups XCapacity: 90 people

    ARCONA LIVING SCHAFFHAUSENBleicheplatz 1, CH-8201 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 631 00 00www.schaffhausen.arcona.ch

    Talk, laugh and enjoy going to the restaurant, with its large sun terrace, open-view kitchen and diverse wine bar, is like visiting good friends.

    FIT X Groups X Capacity: 220 people

    STEIN AM RHEINRESTAURANT LE BATEAUHotel ChlosterhofOehningerstrasse 2 CH-8260 Stein am RheinPhone +4152 742 42 42 www.chlosterhof.ch

    The artistic creations of our head chef and his team delight guests and crit-ics alike. Selected ingredients, careful preparation and fancy combinations with a touch of Mediterranean joie de vivre await you.

    14 GaultMillau points

    FIT X Groups XCapacity: 220 people

    DINING IN SCHAFFHAUSERLAND

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    EASTERN SWITZERLAND TOURStart your tour from Schaffhausen, visit the scenic old town with the fortress Munot and visit the world famous Rhine Falls:r 15 min from Schaffhausen to Schloss Laufen am Rheinall

    From the Rhine Falls, your journey continues through Schaffhausen to Stein am Rhein and to St.Gallen. You will pass the rural landscape along the Lake Bodensee.r 85 min from Neuhausen to St.Gallen

    Visit St.Gallen, the UNESCO world heritage site and textile city in eastern Switzerland. The best way to discover the cities is to join a guided City Tour. Stay overnight in a cosy hotel in Schaffhausen or St.Gallen.

    The next day from St.Gallen to Rapperswil. In Rapperswil you should definitely visit the rose gardens or the Children's zoo. r 55 min with the Voralpen-Express train.

    From Rapperswil we recommend you take the boat and enjoy a trip on Lake Zurich and continue by train until you reach Zurich Airport.

    Facts & Figures

    Start Schaffhausen

    End Zurich Airport

    Recommended duration 2 3 days

    Excursion tips Schaffhausen with the fortress MunotStein am RheinCruise from Schaffhausen to Stein am Rhein (2 hours)St.GallenRapperswil Harbour City RorschachForum Wrth, RorschachMarkthalle Altenrhein

    Important Information www.zsg.ch/en/home-english.html

    Contact [email protected]@st.gallen-bodensee.ch

    Transportation " r P

    For 2015 and 2016 the tourist board, Switzerland Tourism, has decla red Touring the main topic of the year. There are plenty of touring possibilities by car, bus, train or ferry in Eastern Switzerland. We have compiled the best for you.

    TOURING DISCOVER THE REGION ON YOUR OWN

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    ADVENTURE ROUND TRIP JOKE HIKING TRAILThe adventure tour includes two mountain railways, a post bus and boat.The traditional mountain rack railway takes you in half an hour from the harbour of Rorschach to the Biedermeier village of Heiden. Continue by post bus or along the joke trail via Wolf halden to Walzenhausen. Then the romantic cable car takes you from Walzenhausen through the Hex-enkirchli gorge down to Rheineck. From there continue by boat back to Rorschach harbour, the starting point, via a fascinating ride through the Alter Rhein nature reserve.

    Around 80 joke boards (in German) invite you to relax and smile. Have a pleasant walk along the joke trail (about 2 to 3 hours, approx. 8 km) from Heiden until after Walzenhausen. You can end your hike in Wolfhalden or Hueb and take the post bus for the rest of the way.www.witzweg.ch

    RING TRAIN S4 With the introduction of the urban railway, S-Bahn St.Gallen, we have the first circular line in Switzerland. It goes around Mount Sntis and connects Sargans, Uznach, Wattwil and St.Gallen.

    In around three hours, travel through Eastern Switzerland with the S4 and discover the beauti-ful landscapes. Travel from St.Gallen to the hilly Toggenburg, and through the dead straight Ricken tunnel to Uznach. After a hairpin bend continue further along the lake called Walensee with the Churfirsten mountains on one side and Pizol on the other to Sargans, from where the S4 then makes its way back through the plains of the Rhine Valley to St.Gallen. At the end, you even get a glimpse of Lake Bodensee. You can also make the whole trip in reverse order.www.sob.ch

    Facts & Figures

    Start St.Gallen

    End St.Gallen

    Recommended duration day

    Excursion tips Staad Aviation Museum or Market Hall AltenrheinSt.Margrethen Fortress Museum HeldsbergOberrieth Crystal Cave KobelwaldDegersheim Villa Dokey

    Important Information Ticket, outlets round-trip ticket

    Contact www.sob.ch

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    Facts & Figures

    Start St.Gallen/Rorschach

    End Rorschach/Walzenhausen

    Recommended duration day

    Excursion tips Henry Dunant Museum Heiden, www.dunant-museum.ch

    Important Information Travel free of charge with the Lake Bodensee Experience Card on moun-

    tain railways and the boat (not valid on the post bus) with the OSTWIND day pass PLUS outlets round-

    trip ticket Tourist information at the harbour train station Rorschach

    Contact www.witzweg.ch

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    GRAND TOUR OF SWITZERLANDTravel on the Grand Tour and enjoy the section along the lakeside of the Swiss part of Lake Bodensee, from the largest water-fall in Europe the Rhine Falls via the medieval towns of Schaffhausen and Stein am Rhein, via Kreuzlingen and further on to Romanshorn and St.Gallen.

    From the Rhine Falls continue along the Rhine to one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Switzerland Stein am Rhein. Next, continue along Lake Bodensee until Arbon and enjoy the views of the idyllic countryside and small villages. Your final stage ends in St.Gallen.

    Visit St.Gallen, the UNESCO world heritage site and textile city in eastern Switzerland. The best way to discover the cities is to join a guided City Tour. Stay overnight in a cosy hotel in Schaff-hausen or St.Gallen.

    Facts & Figures

    Start Rheinfall, Dachsen

    End St.Gallen

    Recommended duration 1 day

    Highlights Rhine FallsSchaffhausenStein am RheinUNESCO World Heritage Site St.Gallen Harbour City RorschachForum Wrth, RorschachMarkthalle Altenrhein

    Excursion tipsExtension to Rorschach, Kreuzlingen/Constance (DE)Cruise Kreuzlingen Rorschach

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    EASTERN SWITZERLAND FOR DRIVERS

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    UNESCO TOURThree World Cultural Heritage Sites. By car, drive from Schaffhausen along Lake Bodensee in the direction of Lindau/Meersburg. After a few kilometres, you will reach Unteruhldingen.

    In June 2011, UNESCO recognised a total of 111 pile dwelling sites in six Alpine countries as a cross-border World Cultural Heritage Site, under the name of Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps. One of them is located in Unteruhldingen.

    After a short drive, you will arrive in Meersburg. Magnificent castle facilities, small, idyllic alleyways and beautiful settings, right by Lake Bodensee, await you.

    From Meersburg, take the ferry to Konstanz and drive to Reichenau Island. Vines and lettuce fields alternate here with precious, ancient churches. The venerable monastery has be-longed to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 2000.

    Continue on to St.Gallen. Here, the tour ends in the Abbey Precincts, which were listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1983. The unique architectural ensemble of the abbey, including the monastery church, abbey library and archives, is typical of the Baroque period.

    Facts & Figures

    Start Schaffhausen

    End St.Gallen

    Recommended duration 1 day

    Excursion tips Singen, HohentwielUnteruhldingen, PfahlbautenKloster ReichenauStiftsbezirk St.Gallen

    Important Information www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/de/die-region/touring/unesco-tour

    Transportation " b A

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    LAKE BODENSEE TOUR The Lake Bodensee tour starts in St.Gallen. The trip takes you as its name suggests from St.Gallen on Lake Bodensee along the Austrian border and on to Bregenz.

    From St.Gallen, drive to Bregenz. After a stroll in the Old Town and along the lake promenade in Bregenz, the tour continues on to Germany. In just 15 minutes you will reach Lindau. Lindaus Old Town is situated on the approxi-mately 70-hectare Lindau Island. Centuries-old buildings, historic squares and romantic alley-ways conjure up an almost Mediterranean flair.

    Continue, and after half an hour you will reach the town of Friedrichshafen. Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin is inseparably connected with the history of Friedrichshafen as, long ago, he built his airships here. A visit to the Zeppelin Museum is a must. After half an hour by ferry across Lake Bodensee you will reach Romanshorn.

    Following your stay in Romanshorn, its back to St.Gallen. Enjoy the evening there and discover the culinary variety in a traditional first-floor restaurant.

    Facts & Figures

    Start St.Gallen

    End St.Gallen

    Recommended duration 1 day

    Excursion tips Bregenz, Old Town and Lake promenadeLindau, Old Town and Lake promenadeFriedrichshafen, Zeppelin MuseumRomanshorn, autobau ag

    Important Information You will be in 3 countries: Switzerland, Germany and Austria

    Contact www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/de/die-region/touring/bodensee-tour

    Transportation " A

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    BLAUBURGUNDERLAND TOURFrom Schaffhausen drive to the Rhine Falls. Then continue via country roads to Rheinau with its monastery island, boasting one of the best- pre served baroque churches in Switzerland. Then further on via German territory into the Schaffhausen Blauburgunderland wine region. In the wine-growing villages of Osterfingen, Wilchingen, Trasadingen and Hallau, wine tast-ing sessions and winery tours can be enjoyed. In Hallau learn about the history of Schaffhausen wine in the Wine Museum (check the open-ing hours). In Schleitheim visit the only former gypsum mine in Switzerland (check the opening hours). Continue via Siblingen back to Schaff-hausen, then carry on along the Rhine to Stein am Rhein. A gem among medieval Old Towns with stunning, picturesque facades.

    In Schaffhausen, Stein am Rhein and at the Rhine Falls, guided tours can be booked on certain days.

    Route: 90 kmSchaffhausen Rhine Falls Rheinau Wilchingen Osterfingen Trasadingen Hallau Schleitheim Siblingen Stein am Rhein

    Facts & Figures

    Start Schaffhausen

    End Stein am Rhein

    Recommended duration 1 day

    Highlights Rhine FallsRheinauVineyardsSchaffhausenStein am Rhein

    Excursion tips Wine tastingsWine museum HallauRestaurant Siblinger Randenhaus

    Important Information Take your passport because of borders

    Contact [email protected]

    Transportation "

  • WELCOME TO OUR CULINARY DELIGHTS ABOVE THE RHINE FALLS

    Visit Laufen Castle that sits majestically above the Rhine Falls, Europes biggest waterfall.

    Foaming spray, roaring water and unbridled force a unique spectacle of nature to marvel at.

    Opening hours restaurants

    April October

    Mon Sun: 11.30 23.30

    November March

    Wed Sat: 11.30 23.30

    Sun: 11.30 18.00

    Mon / Tue: closed

    Opening hours snack bar

    June August

    Mon Sun: 09.00 19.00

    September / October / April / May

    Mon Sun: 10.00 18.00

    November March

    Fri Tue: 10.00 17.00

    Wed / Thu: closed

    Opening hours tickets / souvenir shop

    June August

    Mon Sun: 08.00 19.00

    September / October / April / May

    Mon Sun: 08.00 18.00

    November March

    Mon Sun: 10.00 17.00

    www.schlosslaufen.ch Commission for tour guides on request.

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    HIKING: VIARHENANA N 60The route via the Untersee and Hochrhein river was for centuries Switzerland's most important waterway. Today, it follows the ViaRhenana from Kreuzlingen via Schaffhausen to Basel, through a varied landscape shaped by water. The route from Stein am Rhein to Rheinau is especially attractive!

    Route: Stein am Rhein RheinauDuration: 8 h, 36 kmHiking Level: easy-middleExcursion tips: Restaurant Alte Rheinmhlewww.schaffhauserland.ch/en/ViaRhenana-4

    HIKING: KLETTGAU-RHEIN-WEGFrom the Hallau wine region, the route leads through the extensive forests of the Randen hill chain, over the old high-level trail to Schaff-hausen. On the way are superb views from towers on the Randen and from the elevated villages of Bttenhardt and Lohn.

    Route: Hallau SchaffhausenDuration: 8 h, 43 kmHiking Level: middleExcursion tips: Restaurant Siblinger Randenhauswww.schaffhauserland.ch/en/klettgau-rheinweg

    BIKING: BLAUBURGUNDERLAND PANORAMA TRAILThe trail runs through the heart of Schaffhau sens wine-growing region, Blauburgunderland. The short stretch is an ideal half-day excursion, which you can combine with a wine tasting session or a visit to Schaffhausens Wine Museum in Hallau.

    Route: Siblinger Hhe TrasadingenDuration: 2 h, 12 kmHiking Level: easyExcursion tips: Restaurant Redi Ferien www.schaffhauserland.ch/en/blauburgunder-land-panoramaweg

    HIKING AND BIKING INSCHAFFHAUSERLAND

    More hiking and walking tips in Schaffhauserland:www.schaffhauserland.ch/en/activeholidays

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    More hiking and walking tips in our region:www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/adventure/activities/hiking

    REBKULTURWEGRHINE VALLEY VINEYARD TRAIL HIKING ALONG THE VINEYARDS WITH VIEWS OF LAKE BODENSEEThe Rhine Valley Vineyard Trail conveys both historical and current information about winegrowing, the ecology and fauna around the town of Thal. On the way, the hiker can enjoy wonderful views of Lake Bodensee or hike through the middle of the Rhine Valley vine-yards. Twelve stations with information boards and audio files at which to marvel, puzzle and smile are aimed at children and adults alike.

    Route: ThalDuration: 1.5 h, 3.5 kmHiking Level: EasyExcursion tips: Restaurant Steiniger Tisch Staad/Thalwww.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-route-sgbt/on-the-trail-of-the-rhine-valley-wine

    BRIDGE TRAILWalk over the 18 bridges between Haggen and Spisegg. During a hike that provides a lot of variety along the Sitter River, you will learn a great deal about the design and construction of these bridges.The St.Gallen bridge trail lies in the Sitter and Wattbach nature and landscape conservation area. The mostly pristine river envi-ronment is home to many protected and endan-gered animals and plants.

    Route: St.Gallen St.Gallen Haggen Stein AR St.Galler SittertobelDuration: 2.5 h, 8 kmHiking Level: EasyExcursion tips: Restaurant Schlssli-Haggenwww.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-route-sgbt/bridge-trail

    On the road in our region under your own steam. The different hiking, cycling or biking routes offer something for everyone.

    ST.GALLEN PANORAMA TOURThe St.Gallen Panorama Tour delivers what it promises one-of-a-kind views of St.Gallens Old Town and the Abbey District, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.The special highlight of this route is the walk along the pond landscape, below the hill called Freudenberg, with its Art Nouveau swimming baths, overlooking the Old Town of St. Gallen.

    Route: St.Gallen (Haggen) St.Gallen (Schwarzer Bren)Duration: 3 h, 9 kmHiking Level: Easy-middleExcursion tips: Jugendstil-Badeanstalt Drei Weierenwww.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/finder-route-sgbt/stgaller-panoramatour

    HIKING AND WALKING IN THE ST.GALLEN-LAKE BODENSEE AREA

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    General Information: Service:St.Gallen-Bodensee Tourism Ostschweiz Tourismus, NaTour pur Phone +4171 227 37 37 www.ostschweiz.ch/de/natourpur [email protected] www.wanderland.ch/en/wanderland.htmlwww.st.gallen-bodensee.ch www.swisstrails.ch/swisstrails_engl www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/ www.veloland.ch/en/veloland.htmladventure/activities www.mountainbikeland.ch/en/ mountainbikeland.html

    FAMILIENROUTE / FAMILY ROUTE The six stages that first follow the Rhine, then continue along Lake Bodensee are safe to ride along and mostly flat. The Family Route can also be considered for somewhat in-experienced children. Should anyone run out of steam, there are bus stops or train stations regularly spaced along the way. The route can be done in separate stages of approx. 30 km each.

    Route: Altsttten Arbon Kreuzlingen Stein am Rhein SchaffhausenDuration: 6 stages, 187 kmwww.natourpur.ch/familienroute

    KONZILS-RADWEG NR. 55COUNCIL CYCLE ROUTE N 55The old road, Konstanz-Strasse, is important in relation to the turbulent relationship between the two towns, St.Gallen and Boden see. Trade be-tween the towns increased markedly during the Council of 1414 1418. Constance cloth manufacturers had cloth made at a better price in St.Gallen and the local industry supplied the booming Constance.

    Route: St.Gallen Klosterbezirk Wittenbach Weisses Schlsschen Dottenwil Schloss Hagenwil Altnau Kreuzlingen KonstanzDuration: 41 kmwww.swisstrails.ch/swisstrails_engl

    KNIGSROUTE / KINGS ROUTEThe roar of the Rhine Falls in your ears, the smell of Appenzell cheese or Mount Sntis in view. The new bicycle tour Knigsroute goes to all the destina-tions of Eastern Switzerland and to the most beautiful gems of this adventure region from Lake Bodensee to the Rhine Falls, Rapperswil on Lake Zurich, Mount Sntis, Appenzell, St.Gallen and Alpstein. Start and finish is Roman-shorn on Lake Bodensee. The route can be done in separate stages of approx. 33 km each.

    Route: Romanshorn RomanshornDuration: 331 km, 10 stageswww.natourpur.ch/koenigsroute

    Explore the wonderful cycling routes around Lake Bodensee and through lovely villages.

    HERZROUTE / HEART ROUTEThe Heart Route is a special one. The regional Cycle Route 99 currently extends from Lausanne to Rorschach and takes you past the most beauti-ful places in picturesque Switzerland secluded paths and alleyways, places of historic interest idyllic lakes and magnificent views. The seven stages can be enjoyed on individual days or as a multiple-day journey. FLYER electric bikes are the perfect companion for this trip. Expected in spring 2015: Experience Switzerland, like it has never been experienced before by bicycle. 700 kilometres, elevation gain of 12,000 metres, over 20 Old Towns and historic sites.

    Route: Different Day-Journeys. Altsttten to RorschachDuration: 43 kmwww.herzroute.ch

    BIKING IN THE ST.GALLEN- LAKE BODENSEE AREA

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    Einstein [email protected]/en

    Rooms 113 FIT X Groups X

    The elegant first class city hotel is located next to the UNESCO World Heritage, Monastery district St. Gallen. Being the leading hotel in town, it offers exquisite rooms and suites, two restaurants and a Bar/Pub with cigar lounge as well as a fitness park with spa. Breakfast buffet with Asian food corner.

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    [email protected] www.oberwaid.ch/en

    Rooms 144 FIT X Groups X

    Brand new hotel with spa and medical facilities on the outskirts of St.Gallen. All rooms are special textile rooms.

    ****

    Best Western Hotel [email protected] 56 FIT X Groups X

    Comfortable, first-class hotel located right beside the railway station. Renovated rooms that meet the highest standards of business travellers (all non-smoking). Four rooms for seminars and celebratory events equipped with modern infrastructure. The Restaurant Walhalla (non-smoking) and brasserie with bar and lounge invite you to linger.

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    Sorell City [email protected] 34 FIT X Groups X

    Comfortable, renovated hotel in the Old Town, located near the world-famous cathedral and shopping district.

    ***

    [email protected]

    Rooms 41 FIT X Groups X

    The hotel Dom lies in the heart of the Old Town just steps away from the Abbey District Unesco heritage site.

    RADISSON BLU HOTEL, ST.GALLEN **** SUP. The Radisson Blu Hotel is located right in the heart of the business centre of St.Gallen. Thanks to the Yes I Can attitude and 100% guest satisfaction guarantee you can count on profes-sional staff to assist you with all aspects of your stay. In the restaurant oliv only fresh products from the area are served. In the adjoining Swiss Casinos St.Gallen you can try your luck.

    Radisson Blu Hotel, St.GallenSt. Jakob-Strasse 55CH-9000 St.GallenPhone: +4171 242 12 [email protected]/hotel-stgallen

    Rooms 123 FIT X Groups XHOTELS IN THE ST.GALLEN-

    LAKE BODENSEE AREA

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    HOTELS IN THE ST.GALLEN LAKE BODENSEE REGION / RORSCHACH

    HOTELS IN ST.GALLEN

    **** Rooms FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Sntispark 70 X X [email protected] www.hotel-saentispark.ch/en

    ***

    Gallo Garni 24 X [email protected] www.hotel-gallo.ch

    Eastside 46 X X [email protected] www.hoteleastside.ch/en

    HSG Alumni Haus 54 [email protected] www.wbz.unisg.ch

    Boutiquehotel Jgerhof 19 X [email protected] www.jaegerhof.ch

    Metropol 31 X X [email protected] www.hotel-metropol.ch/en-gb

    Panoramahotel Sntisblick 13 X [email protected] www.saentis-blick.ch

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    Sporting 18 X [email protected] www.hotel-sporting.ch

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    Am Spisertor 12 X [email protected] www.spisertor.ch

    Elite Garni 25 X [email protected] www.hotel-elite.ch

    Vadian Garni 22 X [email protected] www.hotel-vadian.com

    Without classification

    Am Ring 10 X [email protected] www.hotelamring.ch

    Militrkantine 21 X [email protected] www.militaerkantine.ch

    Weisses Kreuz 14 X [email protected]

    *** Rooms FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Weisses Rssli 20 X [email protected] www.weissesroessli.ch

    Without classification

    Rssli 28 X [email protected] www.hotel-roessli.ch

    Schloss Wartegg 25 X [email protected] www.wartegg.ch

    Parkhotel Waldau 34 X X [email protected] www.parkhotelwaldau.ch

    Schloss Wartensee 34 X X [email protected] www.wartensee.ch

    ARNEGG, DEGERSHEIM, GOSSAU, WALDKIRCH, WITTENBACH

    *** Rooms FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Wolfensberg 27 X [email protected] www.wolfensberg.ch

    Without classification

    Moosburg 13 X [email protected] www.moosburg-gossau.ch

    Best Tower Hotel 14 X [email protected] www.towerhotel.ch

    NIEDERUZWIL, UZWIL, FLAWIL

    Rooms FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Hotel Uzwil 39 X X [email protected] www.hotel-uzwil.ch/en

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    Hotel Flawil 13 X [email protected] www.hotelflawil.ch

    RHEINTAL

    *** Rooms FIT Groups E-Mail Website

    Forum Hotel 37 X X [email protected] www.forum-hotel.ch/EN

    Without classification

    Hotel Hecht 12 X [email protected] www.hotelhecht-rheineck.ch

    Landgasthaus Rssli 6 X [email protected] www.roessli-diepoldsau.ch

    Best Price Guarantee! Further information and booking: www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/accomodation-offers

    ***[email protected] 35 FIT X Groups X

    The Hotel Mozart is central, yet quietly located in the heart of the harbour town. Our hotel is among the medium-sized ones in the region, with 35 beautifully furnished rooms (70 beds). The recreational possibili-ties are immense and we attend to even the smallest of details.

  • H OT E L CO N G R E S S S PA

    Most certainly, Albert Einstein was never guest of our house. Whether Isaac David Einstein, who gave our house its name, was also good in physics and bad in French is unknown. But one thing is relatively certain: the Einstein St.Gallen is not just a hotel it is an institution and a piece of history of St.Gallen, the city of textiles and science. The elegant first class city hotel is located quietly but centrally within short walking distance to the picturesque Old Town with its shopping facilities and the UNESCO World Heritage, Monastery district St.Gallen.

    Einstein Hotel The rooms and suites offer comfort with the finest materi-als such as marble, cherry wood and textiles of the highest quality. The services and amenities leave nothing to be desired neither for business nor leisure guests.J 113 rooms and suitesJ WLAN provided free of charge J Flatscreen TV with 60+ international channels, minibar, telephone, in-room safe, hair dryer, room-service J Barrier-free and smoking rooms available on request

    Restaurants & Bars Fresh, light, regional and indulgent: this describes the Einstein cuisine as seen through the eyes of hotel guests, congress participants and restaurant goers from town.J The E. Restaurant, gourmet cuisine, delectable winesJ Caf E. Bistro, light, healthy and regionalJ The E. Bar-Pub with Davidoff Cigar Lounge

    Einstein Congress Opened five years ago, the Einstein Congress has set new standards in the meeting industry. The Einstein Hall with its foyer and gallery makes it the showpiece and will im-press you with fine materials and panoramic views over the old town district and World Heritage Site.

    Einstein Fitness & SpaGenerous, modern and relaxing our Einstein Fitnesspark interconnected with the hotel, offers 3000 m of relaxati-on and fitness facilities to suit every ones needs.J Free entrance for hotel guests (minimum age: 16 yrs) J Strength training, cardio-circuit, personal trainingJ Crystal bath (35 C), steam and soft bath, ice grottoJ Roof garden with loungesJ Massages and body treatment

    Medical TourismSt.Gallen is home of many leading institutions in the fields of prevention, anti-aging and aesthetic surgery. As the leading house of the region, the Einstein St.Gallen has chosen to co-operate with selected organisations, each of which specialised in its field. The Einstein St.Gallen is the ideal base before, during or after medical treatments to assure complete recovery.

    Information & ReservationEinstein St.Gallen | Berneggstrasse 2 | CH-9000 St.GallenT. +41 71 227 55 55 | [email protected] | www.einstein.ch

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    HOTELS IN SCHAFFHAUSERLAND

    arcona LIVING SCHAFFHAUSEN****Bleicheplatz 1 Postfach 67 CH-8201 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 631 00 00 www.arcona.de

    Rooms 112 FIT X Groups X

    Very close to the train station, the modern congress hotel will welcome guests from autumn 2014. 112 modern stylish rooms as well as 18 apartments/suites, 500 sqm conference area, restaurant, sun terrace, bar, plus 1200 sqm Asia Spa.

    Hotel Kronenhof***Kirchhofplatz 7 CH-8200 Schaffhausen Phone +4152 635 75 75 www.kronenhof.ch

    Rooms 40 FIT X Groups X

    The Hotel Kronenhof is situated in the heart of the historic Old Town of Schaffhausen. Whether in the contemporary, modern business room, in the spacious family room or in one of the romantic suites with us you are always spot on! 200 m of spa facilities included.

    Sorell Hotel Rden***Oberstadt 20 CH-8201 Schaffhausen Phone +4152 632 36 36 www.rueden.ch

    Rooms 30 FIT X Groups X

    Elegant rooms in a historic guild house. Sturdy wooden beams, massive stone walls and beautiful furniture with lots of matured wood. Magnificent guild hall for banquets, in Empire style. Seminar rooms with parquet flooring and stucco ceilings.

    Hotel Chlosterhof****Oehningerstrasse 2 CH-8260 Stein am Rhein Phone +4152 742 42 42 www.chlosterhof.ch

    Rooms 71 FIT X Groups X

    Beautifully furnished rooms and suites in a unique location on the banks of the Rhine. All rooms with balcony and direct or side views of the Rhine. Swimming pool, sauna, gym, bar, 2 restaurants, Rhine terrace.

    Rooms in Schaffhauserland: 598www.schaffhauserland.ch/en/stayovernight

  • Brand-new hotel in the Zurich greater area. t Ideally located adjacent to the train station, only 40 minutes from Zurich international airportt 3 kilometers to the largest waterfall in Europe: The Rhine Fallst 112 rooms in different categories, 18 apartmentst Weinwirtschaft our restaurant & lounge with show kitchen and sun terrace, bar lounget asiaspa 1200 m2 wellness and tness center, adjacent to the hotel t 5 event and function rooms, 2 boardrooms, over a total area of 500 m2 with space for up to 340 people

    arcona LIVING SCHAFFHAUSENBleicheplatz 1/Postfach 67 CH-8201 Schaffhausen

    Tel. +41 52 63100-00 Fax +41 52 [email protected] www.schaffhausen.arcona.ch

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    Cruising on the lake of Constance and visiting famous places.

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  • MEASURES TIME. AND THE DISTANCE BEYOND AVERAGE.

    Portuguese Chronograph Classic.

    Ref. 3904: The fact that Portugals greatest

    seafarers are remembered to this day is

    due not least to this watch: the appliqud

    Arabic numerals and the railway track chap-

    ter ring elegantly reference its legendary

    forerunner from the 1930s. But todays sea-

    going pioneers are equally well equipped

    with the Chronograph Classic. The IWC-

    manufactured automatic 89361-cal ibre

    movement and its 68-hour power reserve

    keep it firmly on course even under wind-

    less conditions. Whether youre aboard a

    historic three-master or a modern motor

    yacht, its state-of-the-art technology and

    classic design soon make it clear whos giv-

    ing the orders. IWC. ENGINEERED FOR MEN.

    IWC Schaffhausen Boutique | Baumgartenstrasse 15 | 8201 Schaffhausen | Tel. 052 630 50 30 | www.iwc.com

    Mechanical chronograph movement, Self-winding,

    68-hour power reserve when fully wound, Date display,

    Stopwatch function, Hour and minute counters

    combined in a totalizer at 12 oclock, Flyback function,

    See-through sapphire-glass back, Water-resistant 3 bar,

    Diameter 42 mm, 18 ct red gold

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    August Stars in Town, SchaffhausenBig music festival in the middle of the Old Town of Schaffhausen

    31st July Rhine Falls big fireworks displaywww.rheinfall.ch

    Mid-September to Mid October Autumn SundaysDifferent events all to do with winewww.blauburgunderland.sh

    JuneInternational Bachfestwww.bachfest.chSince 1946 every two years. Next in 2016.

    1st 31st DecemberMrlistadt (fairytale town) Stein am Rheinwww.maerlistadt.ch

    MayJazzfestival Schaffhausenwww.jazzfestival.ch

    TOP-EVENTSIN SCHAFFHAUSERLAND

    1st August National Holiday Fireworkswww.steinamrhein.ch

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    TOP EVENTS IN THE ST.GALLEN-LAKE BODENSEE AREA

    JANUARY/FEBRUARY

    Altsttter carnivalCarnival with big bang and various parades

    www.roellelibutzen.ch

    St.Gallen carnival www.fasnachtsg.ch

    Magic Comedy Festival www.magic-comedy.ch

    Nordklang (Nordic music) Festival www.nordklang.ch

    Old New Year's Eve, Appenzellerland www.appenzellerland.ch/en/page.cfm/kultur-brauchtum/braeuche/silvesterchlausen

    MARCH/APRIL

    A-Cappella-Festival, Rorschach www.acappella-rorschach.ch

    MAY/JUNE

    CSIO St.Gallen Show Jumping Event www.csio.ch

    Buskers Festival Aufgetischt!, St.Gallen www.aufgetischt.sg

    Musical days St.Gallen www.theatersg.ch

    St.Gallen Openair Music Festival, 30,000 visitors

    www.openairsg.ch

    Opera festival at the Klosterplatz in front of the UNESCO world heritage site

    www.stgaller-festspiele.ch

    JULY/AUGUST

    Military Tattoo Festival Sankt Gallen www.tattoosg.ch

    International Sand Sculpture Festival, Rorschach

    www.sandskulpturen.ch

    SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

    OLMA Swiss Trade Fair for Agriculture and Food

    www.olma.ch

    Museum Night www.museumsnachtsg.ch

    NOVEMBER/DECEMBER

    Advent on the Lindenplatz, Rorschach www.tourist-rorschach.ch

    St.Gallen, City of the stars with special Christmas lights illuminating the whole of the old town, Christmas market, Christmas tours and much more.

    www.sternenstadt.ch

    Further information:www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/adventure/events

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    IDEAS FOR MORE GUIDED TOURS

    ST.GALLEN CANTONAL POLICE t$BOUPOBM&NFSHFODZ$BMM$FOUSFtGuided Tour of Cantonal Emergency Call Centret(VJEFE5PVSPG.VTFVNPG$SJNFSt.Gallen Cantonal PolicePhone: +4158 229 37 19

    ST.GALLEN MUNICIPAL POLICEKommando Stadtpolizei St.Gallen, Phone +4171 224 61 [email protected]

    WASTE DISPOSAL ST.GALLENWaste Combined Heat and Power StationCH-9014 St.GallenPhone +4171 274 31 11www.entsorgung.stadt.sg.ch

    HAGERBACH TEST GALLERY CH-8893 Flums Phone +4181 734 14 [email protected]/en

    KLINIK STEPHANSHORNCH-9016 St.GallenPhone +4171 282 71 [email protected]

    ST.GALLEN PUBLIC TRANSPORT CH-9001 St.GallenPhone +4171 243 95 [email protected]

    HYDROPOWER STATIONCH-8200 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 635 11 00www.shpower.ch

    FALKEN AG BREWERYCH-8200 SchaffhausenPhone +4152 632 00 00Fax +41 52 624 48 22www.falken.ch

    WINERIES in Schaffhausen BlauburgunderlandPhone +4152 632 40 20Fax +41 52 632 40 30www.blauburgunderland.sh

    EMPASwiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology. The research and development activities of the EMPA are geared towards the needs of industry and of society and connect application-oriented research and practical implementation, science and industry, as well as science and societyEMPA St.Gallen, www.empa.ch, Urs Bnter, [email protected] Phone: +4158 765 76 02

    GONZEN MINE TOURIron-rich rock was discovered in and on Mount Gonzen as early as 2000 years ago. Up until 1966, iron ore was mined here profitably. This created a labyrinth of galleries and tunnels of up to 90 km in length. Different tours are offered, including a short railway station ride and a two-day tour with a night spent in the mountain itself. www.bergwerk-gonzen.ch

    MAESTRANI CHOCOLATE FACTORY SINCE 1852Would you like to know more about the secret of Swiss chocolate? Have you always wanted to know how chocolate is made? Or where the ingre-dients come from? By booking an informative guided tour, you are able to have a behind-the-scenes look at our chocolate production. No chocolate tastes as good as one you make yourself. So we offer chocolate pouring courses for groups, during which you can create, flavour and decorate your own special chocolate bar. www.schoggi-land.ch

    MOUNT SNTISMOUNTAIN CHEESE DAIRY SCHWGALP Watch the cheese maker at work and see how delicious alpine dairy products are made. CABLE CAR SYSTEM IN THE BASE STATION Experience the state-of-the-art suspension cable railway technology. An expert will explain the technical systems and give an insight into the complex safety technology.TECHNOLOGY ON THE SUMMIT Visit the technical infrastructure, as well as the first membrane bioreactor wastewater treatment plant in Europe, with expert guidance. www.saentisbahn.ch/en/groups-events.html

    IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN More than 230 carefully chosen exhibits bear witness to the exceptional quality and distinct design already present in the early years. The collection displays items from the first IWC pocket watches as well as the earliest IWC wristwatches and culminates in watch collections from more recent times. Phone +41 52 635 65 65, www.iwc.com

    TECHNICAL VISITS

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    TEXTILLAND EASTERN SWITZERLANDA pioneering spirit and world-renowned tradi-tion. Eastern Switzerland is true textile country, internationally recognised for its textile tradition and special know-how in this sector. Textilland Eastern Switzerland allows you to experience this with its special offers. The founding mem-bers of the association renowned St.Gallen textile companies such as Jakob Schlaepfer and Bischoff Textil AG offer you the opportunity to take an exclusive inside look at the textile city and region of St.Gallen.

    Capacity: up to 50 people Location: St.Gallenwww.textilland.ch

    ALTENRHEIN MARKET HALL Markthalle GmbH, 9422 Staad am Bodensee.Gold-plated onion domes, bright colours, flow-ing lines, asymmetrical windows, uneven floors, colourful ceramic pillars, shady walkways and roof gardens are the distinctive features of Friedensreich Hundertwassers architecture. There are many things to do in and around the Market Hall. Use this opportunity for your team to create its own building in Hundertwasser style under expert guidance.

    Capacity: up to 200 peopleLocation: Altenrheinwww.markthalle-altenrhein.ch

    GUIDED NIGHT WATCHMAN TOURAfter darkness sets in, the Dark Ages come alive in Schaffhausens medieval streets.The night watchman takes you along on his rounds and tells you chilling stories of terrible court decisions, of executioners, pestilence, and city fires, as well as all sorts of anecdotes about old Schaffhausen.

    Capacity: up to 50 people Location: Schaffhausen www.schaffhauserland.ch

    Further information: www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch/en/meetings-congresses/social-activities

    We support you in any aspects of planning an event in the eastern part of Switzerland. We find you the ideal venue, suggest social activities, guide you to the right contacts or deal with your congress bookings. Everything free of charge!

    Your team at St.Gallen-Bodensee Conventions: phone +41 71 227 37 32, [email protected]

    INCENTIVE TRAVEL

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    TAMINA GORGEAltes Bad Pffers, 7312 PffersDiscover the origin of the bathing culture in Bad Ragaz and visit the oldest preserved Baroque baths in Switzerland and the thermal springs in the gorge. A wheelchair-accessible path takes you from the Altes Bad Pffers into the gorge and to the spring, the source of the 36.5 water. The Museum im Alten Bad provides you with in-teresting information about the baths. A restau-rant is available for any hunger pangs. An hour long walking route leads from Bad Ragaz to the Altes Bad Pffers. The route can also be trav-elled in a horse-drawn carriage or in a Postbus.

    Capacity: up to 120 peopleLocation: Bad Ragaz / Pfferswww.altes-bad-pfaefers.ch

    KLANGWELT TOGGENBURGYodelling in the great outdoors, cow bells, dul-cimers and alphorns. Toggenburg is music to your ears. For almost 20 years, Toggenburg has been building its reputation as a unique heartland for sounds and melodies and espe-cially our Sound Trail (Klangweg). But theres more. Music classes, sound wellness, a sound festival and even a sound forge. And naturally harmonious holidays that resonate within you long after

    Capacity: up to 200 peopleLocation: Toggenburgwww.toggenburg.org

    VISIT THE CHEESE MAKER IN APPENZELL Appenzeller Schaukserei, Dorf 711, 9063 Stein ARPsst! The best-kept secret is about to be revea-led! From the visitors gallery of the Appenzell cheese factory you can watch how Appenzell cheese is made. You can look directly into the 6,000-litre cheese vat, where the milk is proc-essed and the cheese harp is pulled through the thickened mass. The view from six metres up onto 13,500 portions of maturing cheese is par-ticularly impressive. Book a guided presentation on cheese production, including film and slide show (approx. 1 hour) and afterwards enjoy our traditional cheese tasting or a unique cheese and Mostbrckli (beef) aperitif.

    Capacity: up to 50 peopleLocation: Stein ARwww.schaukaeserei.ch

    COW TREKKINGOne-of-a-kind trekking! Take part in a three-hour tour (one-hour tour also possible) riding well-behaved dairy cows. After a short introduc-tion at the organic farm in Hemishofen/SH, you will have the opportunity to groom the cows and prepare them for the tour. During the approxi-mately three-hour tour, you will ride over the rolling fields near the River Biber and the River Rhine.

    Capacity: up to 20 people Location: Hemishofenwww.bolderhof.ch

  • 16 BRANDS.1 ADDRESS.YOUR WATCH.

    Hannibal Uhren & Schmuck

    Fronwagplatz 24 s8200 SchaffhausensSchweiz

    [email protected] +41 (0)52 625 14 06

    www.hannibal-watches.com

    ORLANDI Uhren & Schmuck

    Fronwagplatz 24s8200 SchaffhausensSchweiz

    [email protected] +41 (0)52 625 28 48

    www.orlandi-uhren.com

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    ST.GALLEN

    PUBLIC GUIDED TOURSSt.Gallen-Bodensee Tourism offers guided tours in St.Gallen, Rorschach and Altsttten.

    AUDIO-VISUAL CITY TOURDiscover St.Gallen with Gallus and Vadian. The iGuide can be rented from the Tourist Information Centre during business hours. Languages are Ger-man, English, and French. The iGuide is free for holders of the Lake Bodensee Experience Card.

    TOURS FOR GROUPSLet one of our guides introduce you to our region and St.Gallen in particular.

    CULINARY TOURSExperience not only the city, but also the culinary variety of the region.

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    Tours Old Town Walking TourWorld Heritage Abbey PrecinctDifferent Theme Tours

    Extras Abbey LibraryTextile Museum

    Languages German Spanish

    English Russian

    French Chinese

    Italian Japanese

    Prices for City Tours Groups Tour Operators

    11.5h CHF 180. 10% reduction

    2h CHF 200. 10% reduction

    Prices for Theme Tours Groups Tour Operators

    1.5h CHF 200. 10% reduction

    2h CHF 220. 10% reduction

    Prices for Travel companion Groups Tour Operators

    3h CHF 250. 10% reduction

    4h CHF 330. 10% reduction

    8h CHF 490. 10% reduction

    Our knowledgeable multilingual tour guides present you with a comprehensive picture of St.Gallens and Schaffhausen's splendid history and current achievements. We offer different tours that are either open to the public or conducted for private groups.

    GUIDED TOURS

    SCHAFFHAUSERLAND

    PUBLIC GUIDED TOURS SCHAFFHAUSENMay to OctoberTuesdays 10:00, Saturdays 14:00English, French, German

    PUBLIC GUIDED TOURS STEIN AM RHEINMay to SeptemberFridays 11:30, Wednesdays 17:30English, French, German

    PUBLIC GUIDED TOURS RHINE FALLSJuly to AugustSaturdays 13:30English, French, German

    TOURS FOR GROUPSOld Town of Schaffhausen and Stein am RheinRhine FallsGerman, French, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese

    NIGHT-WATCHMAN TOUREnglish

    General InformationSt.Gallen-Bodensee [email protected]

    Schaffhauserland [email protected]

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    SWISS SHIPPING COMPANY LOWER LAKE AND RHINE From Lake Bodensee to Schaffhausen.Enjoy the trip between Schaffhausen, Stein am Rhein, Reichenau Island and Kreuzlingen/ Constance with the regularly scheduled boats. Discover some of the most beautiful river scenery in Europe. Nature, culture and the diverse gastronomy an experience for all the senses!

    Schweizerische SchifffahrtsgesellschaftUntersee und Rhein AGPhone: +41 52 634 08 [email protected]

    RHYFALL-MNDLI Get really close to the Rhine Falls on a boat tour around the Rhine Falls basin or on a boat ride to the Rock in the middle. On the audio guided tour our guests learn many exciting things about the largest waterfall in Europe, in 14 different languages, (including Chinese and Japanese).

    Rhyfall-MndliCH-8212 NeuhausenPhone +41 52 672 48 [email protected]

    SWISS SHIPPING LAKE BODENSEELake Bodensee has countless facets, and there are many possibilities to get to know them. From April to October our regularly scheduled boats sail along the Swiss shoreline and across the lake to the popular destinations on the German shore.

    SBS Schifffahrt AG / Schifffahrt RomanshornCH-8590 RomanshornPhone: +41 71 466 78 88 [email protected]

    SHIPPING LAKE BODENSEE,RHINE AND RHINE FALLS

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    SWISS SHIPPING COMPANY LOWER LAKE AND RHINE From Lake Bodensee to Schaffhausen.Enjoy the trip between Schaffhausen, Stein am Rhein, Reichenau Island and Kreuzlingen/ Constance with the regularly scheduled boats. Discover some of the most beautiful river scenery in Europe. Nature, culture and the diverse gastronomy an experience for all the senses!

    Schweizerische SchifffahrtsgesellschaftUntersee und Rhein AGPhone: +41 52 634 08 [email protected]

    RHYFALL-MNDLI Get really close to the Rhine Falls on a boat tour around the Rhine Falls basin or on a boat ride to the Rock in the middle. On the audio guided tour our guests learn many exciting things about the largest waterfall in Europe, in 14 different languages, (including Chinese and Japanese).

    Rhyfall-MndliCH-8212 NeuhausenPhone +41 52 672 48 [email protected]

    SWISS SHIPPING LAKE BODENSEELake Bodensee has countless facets, and there are many possibilities to get to know them. From April to October our regularly scheduled boats sail along the Swiss shoreline and across the lake to the popular destinations on the German shore.

    SBS Schifffahrt AG / Schifffahrt RomanshornCH-8590 RomanshornPhone: +41