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Essential St. Gallen

Essential St. Gallen

2 nights from
AU$605 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Jan 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Dec 2019
2 nights from
AU$605 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Jan 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Dec 2019
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Choice of accommodation in a 3 or 4-star hotelTourTour Visit the UNESCO protected Abbey Library of St.Gallen, one of the oldest libraries in the worldTourTour Guided tour of Appenzeller Cheese Factory. Includes cheese tasting.TourTour Audio city tour of St. Gallen, a charming old town set between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland

Summary

Overlaid with distinct homely charm and tempting baroque style at every corner, St. Gallen is the perfect city to find and celebrate love or to simply have fun. Easy, laidback and captivating, the traffic-free Old Town is the perfect place to connect with people or to merely appreciate its colourful oriel windows, old medieval houses, and captivating history as you walk past all the incredible sights. St. Gallen conjures up an image of a fairy tale town with no hustle and bustle. Everything here is dreamy, relaxing and so perfectly satisfying.

From the beautiful Rococo hall of the UNESCO-listed Baroque cathedral with the Abbey Library, to the heritage collections at the renowned St. Gallen Textile Museum - every corner is a feast for the senses, a delight to your artful soul and a unique diversion to your usual holiday. If you're not that keen on art and culture, there’s nothing like a visit to the Appenzell Show Dairy to excite your taste buds. Continue your gastronomic adventure by tasting the local OLMA-Bratwurst with roesti, a regional meat treat for fans of traditional Suisse cuisine. You can end your tour by munching on this popular Bratwurst or you can opt for an excursion to Mt.Säntis, a spectacular mountain in the northeast of Switzerland.

INCLUSIONS

  • Rail transfers and bus for excursion
  • 2-night accommodation in selected hotel category - Standard Room
  • Audio city tour in St. Gallen
  • Admission for the Appenzell Show Dairy
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel
  • Local taxes
  • Detailed itinerary and travel documentation

Optional Extras

  • Excursion to Mt. Säntis
  • Dinner at the Restaurant Schlössli St. Gallen (eat the famous OLMA-Bratwurst)

EXCLUSIONS

  • Meals other than those specified in the itinerary or list of inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

ITINERARY

Day 1, Arrive in Switzerland – St. Gallen

Upon arrival transfer via rail from Zürich Airport to St. Gallen and make your way to the hotel.

The compact metropolis of eastern Switzerland between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland has a charming, traffic-free old town. The Abbey precinct with the cathedral and Abbey Library has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage listing.

Overnight at your hotel in St. Gallen.

Day 2, St. Gallen and Cheese Dairy

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you go on a self-guided audio city tour. Learn everything about one of the oldest towns in Switzerland and its captivating history while walking past all the important sights.

After finishing your tour, you'll visit the UNESCO protected Abbey library of St. Gallen, one of the oldest libraries in the world. It is famous for its unique baroque hall and holds one of the most important manuscript collections in Europe.

If you are a fashion enthusiast you may know about the areas internationally renowned heritage and expertise with textiles. You can learn more about this important trade and its history at the St. Gallen Textile Museum.

In the afternoon it is time to discover an important part of Swiss culture: the cheese. Visit the Appenzell Show Dairy by taking the bus from St. Gallen train station to Stein AR, Post and learn everything you ever wanted to know about Swiss cheese and its production.

Local suggestion: Try the local OLMA-Bratwurst with roesti, a regional meat treat for fans of traditional Suisse cuisine.

Overnight at your hotel in St. Gallen.

Day 3, Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. Depart St. Gallen to the Airport, Swiss border or continuation of your journey.

Important Notes

  • Extension nights available.
  • Combinable with other arrangements (pre-/post extensions).
  • Accommodation:
    Deluxe 5-star hotel on request.
    Extra night, child rate and triple room on request. Children under 6 years travel free when sharing room with their parents (no extra bedding).
    If the chosen hotel is not available, an alternative accommodation is offered. Supplements or reductions may apply.
    Prices for families are available on request.
  • Rail Transport:
    Children under 16 years travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one parent. Please request a "Family Card" at time of booking.
    Upgrade to 1st class rail travel available.

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Switzerland Travel Connection offers you a wide-range of comfortable accommodation across the different cities and towns of Switzerland. From standard 3-star to luxury 5-star hotels, we've got your Swiss accommodation covered. We offer small to medium sized, sometimes family-run, often centrally located and close to train stations. They are chosen for their charm and style, Swiss hospitality and the relationship built with them over time. Choose from our handpicked accommodation Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lugano, Montreux and Zurich.

 
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