Eastern Switzerland Travel Guide


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Despite its proximity to Zürich, this Germanic region, with Germany to the north and Austria to the east, maintains a personality apart—a personality that often plays the wallflower when upstaged by more spectacular touristy regions. Happily, the truth is that the region does not lack for a satisfying variety: its north is dominated by the romantic Rhine; the region is lush with orchards and gardens, a generous share of mountains (including Mt. Säntis, at roughly 8,200 feet), and swimmable lakes and rivers, as well as the enormous Bodensee (Lake Constance).


Eastern Switzerland Hotels

During the summer high season, Stein-am-Rhein and Gottlieben swell with tourists because there's no town around to catch the... read more


Eastern Switzerland Restaurants

Restaurants in this region are often in centuries-old structures that have been home to some kind of eatery (in a few... read more

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