Abbey Library Tour, Switzerland

About Abbey Library, Switzerland: The Abbey Library of Saint Gall is one of the significant medieval monastic library which is located in St.Gall, Switzerland and is also known as the world heritage. The site is a perfect example of a Great Carolingan Monastery and was founded by Saint Othmar but in the 937 A.D. the Abbey got destroyed but still the library remains intact. The library hall which got designated by architect Peter Thumb and also in Rococo style got constructed between 1758-67 and the Greek inscription which is also above the entrance door which says “Psyche Iatreion” and got translated as “apothecary of the soul”.

How can Reach: Abbey Library is located in St. Gall City of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

"St. Gallen" is the Nearest Railway station which is just 0.75 KM far from "Abbey Library". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Geneva cities.

"St. Gallen–Altenrhein" is the nearest airport which is situated just 21.2 KM distance from "Abbey Library". Tourists can get here flights to Domestic cities.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets):

CHF 18 : Adults

CHF 12 : Students / apprentices

CHF 16 : Adults Group (min 10 person)

CHF 10 : Students Group (min 10 person)

Visit Timings (Open Hours):

10 am to 5 pm : Monday to Sunday

Closed: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Address: Klosterhof 6D, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Locations: St. Gall, Switzerland

Built Year: 1767

Architect: Peter Thumb

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Tourist Attractions: Vadianweg, The St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Kunst Halle St. Gallen, Point Jaune Museum, Naturmuseum St. Gallen, Textilmuseum, Schutzengarten, Peter und Paul Wildlife park, three little lakes called, the Botanical Garden, Inlining Marathon.

Things to Do: Bath on Mannenweiher Lake, Swimming on Bubenweiher Lake, view point- Hiking area, Spielplatz Muleggweier, Abbey Library of Saint Gall.

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Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -3.0 -2.5 0.6 3.5 7.8 11.0 13.1 13.0 9.7 6.2 1.0 -1.9
Average High (℃) 2.5 3.3 7.3 11.5 16.3 19.2 21.6 20.9 16.8 12.3 6.5 3.5

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Militarkantine Hotel (+41 71 279 10 00), Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein (+41 71 228 06 28), Einstein St.Gallen Hotel (+41 71 227 55 55), Hotel Dom (+41 71 227 71 71), Hotel Metropol (+41 71 228 32 32), Hotel Walhalla St.Gallen (+41 71 228 28 00), Kranzlin Hotel (+41 76 524 26 16), Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Gallen Hotel (+41 71 242 12 12), Hotel Gallo (+41 71 242 71 71), Pension Alpenheim Hotel (+41 71 333 12 24), Anker Hotel (+41 71 333 13 45), Hotel zur Linde (+41 71 335 07 37), Krone Hotel (+41 71 343 67 00), Idyllhotel Appenzellerhof Hotel (+41 71 343 71 10), Zimmervermietung Trogen Hotel (+41 76 521 79 04), Hotel Landhaus Ssantis (+41 71 353 01 00), Hotel Herisau (+41 71 354 83 83).

Affordable Hotels: Brasserie Walhalla St. Gallen Hotel (+41 71 228 28 00), Dom Studios Hotel (+41 71 227 71 71), Hotel Restaurant Schwanen (+41 71 222 65 62), Hotel Vadian - Dependance Pfortnerhof (+41 71 228 18 78), Papagei Hotel (+41 71 222 24 66), TouchBed City Apartments St.Gallen Hotle (+41 78 907 55 16), Mama-Home Hotel (+41 76 493 20 88), Hotel Weisses Kreuz (+41 71 223 28 43), Hotel Elite (+41 71 227 99 33), HSG Alumni Haus im Weiterbildungszentrum Holzweid Hotel (+41 71 224 20 12), Jugendherberge St. Gallen Hotel (+41 71 245 47 77), Hotel Santis (+41 71 333 33 55), Hotel Hohenblick (+41 71 344 11 66), Hotel am Schonenbuhl (+41 71 344 10 09), Hotel Krone (+41 71 340 09 75), Hirschen Hotel (+41 71 344 14 12), Gasthaus Markplatz Hotel (+41 71 352 32 12), Sonnenfeld Hotel (+41 71 351 21 32).

Distances from Abbey Library:

Winterthur City: 60.5 KM

Zurich City: 85.1 KM

Lucerne City: 144.5 KM

Geneva City: 358.3 KM

Basel City: 169.1 KM

Lausanne City: 303.3 KM

Bern City: 205.5 KM

St. Gallen City: 300.0 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport" is a Domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 21.2 KM distance from Abbey Library. Tourists can get here Domestic flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport" (146.4 KM) to St. Gall Tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport" (146.4 KM) to St. Gall Tour.

Nearest Train Station: St. Gallen (0.75 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Geneva cities.