Eastern Switzerland Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Eastern Switzerland - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Schaffhausen 11

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Appenzell 6

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Altstadt

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The grounds of the abbey and the cathedral border the Altstadt, which demonstrates a healthy symbiosis between scrupulously preserved...

Appenzeller Volkskunde Museum

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This museum displays local arts and crafts, regional costumes, and hand-painted furniture.

Arbon

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Between Romanshorn and Rorschach on Highway 13, Arbon sits on a little promontory jutting out into the Bodensee, surrounded by lovely...

Arenenberg Napoleonmuseum

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In the village of Salenstein, the Arenenberg Napoleonmuseum is housed in a magnificent villa given to the municipality by Empress Euégnie...

Brauquöll Appenzell

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The locally brewed Appenzeller Quöllfrisch—just one of the high-quality beers made by Appenzell's family-owned Brauerei Locher—is...

Drei Weieren

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Atop Freudenberg Hill you'll find Drei Weieren, a relaxing park and swimming area with several refreshing ponds. Swimming is free at...

Ebenalp

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The northernmost peak of the Appenzeller Alps, the 5,380-foot Ebenalp is accessible via cable car from Wasserrauen, 7 km (4 miles) south...

Fronwagplatz

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Lined with shops and cafés, this square is a favorite place for young people to stroll, especially in the evening. A large 16th-century...

Gerberstube

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A pair of lions frames the doorway of the remarkable baroque building, which is the former drinking spot of the Tanner's' Guild. A two-handled...

Haus zum Ritter

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The city's finest mansion dates from 1492. Its fresco facade was commissioned by the resident knight, Hans von Waldkirch. Tobias Stimmer...

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