Enjoy nature and old-world charm from our hotel in St. Gallen's city center

From windsurfing on Lake Constance to hiking in the Appenzell Alps, there are many activities to enjoy near our hotel in St. Gallen city center. Be sure to visit the Stiftsbezirk, also called the Abbey District. This UNESCO World Heritage site is home to the Abbey of St. Gall, an 8th-century cathedral with a beautiful baroque library filled with medieval manuscripts. The pristinely preserved monastery houses 1,200 years of history. Spend the day shopping in Old Town or catch a show at Theater St. Gallen. For a culinary tour of the area, take a trip to Appenzeller® cheese factory and the Maestrani Swiss chocolate factory. Spend an enchanting afternoon in St. Gallen's Old Town, a pedestrian area full of boutiques, jewelry shops, and unique cafés known as "first-floor restaurants," centuries-old buildings whose well-lit first floors have been converted into restaurants. Catch a game at AFG Arena, and then head to the shopping center below the stadium or to IKEA beside the stadium. Be sure to visit the upscale Bahnhofstrasse of Zürich, a premier shopping and recreation area with stores for many world-famous brands like Louis Vuitton and Burberry. Check out some of our suggestions for nearby attractions below.

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Kunstmuseum St. Gallen

0.21 mi / 0.34 km from the hotel
Step inside this neoclassical building to view the museum's collection of paintings and sculptures dating from the Middle Ages, as well as contemporary art exhibitions.
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Lake Constance

14.21 mi / 22.87 km from the hotel
Take a boat tour on an old paddle steamer and view the fairy-tale castles and alpine peaks surrounding this lake, which borders Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
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University of St. Gallen

0.25 mi / 0.39 km from the hotel
Visit the city's university, listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The campus is known for the ways its architecture interacts with the art displayed inside.
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