Abbey Of Saint Gall Tour, Switzerland

About Abbey of Saint Gall, Switzerland: The Abbey of Saint Gall Switzerland is now a dissolved Abbey and is one of the Catholic religious complex in city of St. Gallen in Switzerland.The Carolingian-Era monastery existed since 719 and it has became an independent principality between 9th and 13th Centuries.The city of St. Gallen originated as an adjoining settlement of Abbey and is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The cultural treasurers found here are Abbey Library of Saint Gall and it has library interior which is exquisitely realized in Rococo style and in the 16th Century the Abbey was raided by Calvinist groups although it still has the complete collection of abbot’s biographies published by Henggeler.

How can Reach : Abbey of Saint Gall is the part of the Saint 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 1.4 KM far from "Abbey of Saint Gall". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Geneva cities.

"Zurich International Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 84.9 KM distance from "Abbey of Saint Gall". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities and some international.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): FREE

Visit Timings (Open Hours):

10.00 am to 6.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

Tourists Information Centre Address: Klosterhof 6B, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Locations: St. Gallen, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 1983

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Spire height: 68 metres

Foundation Year: 18th century.

Architect Year: Peter Thumb

Tourist Attractions: Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Kunst Halle St. Gallen, Point Jaune Museum, Naturmuseum St. Gallen, Textilmuseum

Things to Do: visit old church and medieval library

Website: https://www.kath-stgallen.ch

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: Hotel Metropol (+41 71 228 32 32), Einstein St.Gallen Hotel (+41 71 227 55 55), Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein (+41 71 228 06 28), Hotel Dom (+41 71 227 71 71), Am Ring Hotel; St.Gallen (+41 71 223 27 47), Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Gallen (+41 71 242 12 12), Kranzlin Hotel (+41 76 524 26 16), Militarkantine Hotel (+41 71 279 10 00), Hotel Walhalla St.Gallen (+41 71 228 28 00)

Affordable Hotels: Hotel Weisses Kreuz (+41 71 223 28 43), Jugendherberge St. Gallen (+41 71 245 47 77), HSG Alumni Haus im Weiterbildungszentrum Holzweid Hotel (+41 71 224 20 12), Hotel Rossli Hotel (+41 79 841 85 07), Hotel Restaurant Schwanen (+41 71 222 65 62), Hotel Weisses Kreuz (+41 71 223 28 43), Mama-Home Hotel (+41 76 493 20 88)

Distances from Abbey of Saint Gall:

Zurich City: 86.7 KM

Geneva City: 359.8 KM

Basel City: 170.7 KM

Lausanne City: 310.0 KM

Bern City: 207.0 KM

Winterthur City: 60.4 KM

Lucerne City: 146.0 KM

St. Gallen City: 100.0 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Zurich International Airport" is an busiest international and domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 84.9 KM distance from Abbey of Saint Gall. Tourists can get here domestic and international flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Zurich International Airport" (84.9) to St. Gallen tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Zurich International Airport" (84.9) to St. Gallen tour.

Nearest Train Station: St. Gallen (1.4 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Geneva cities.