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.

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.

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.

St. Gallen 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: Militarkantine Hotel, Sorell Hotel City Weissenstein, Einstein St.Gallen Hotel, Hotel Dom, Hotel Metropol, Hotel Walhalla St.Gallen, Kranzlin Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Gallen Hotel, Hotel Gallo, Pension Alpenheim Hotel, Anker Hotel, Hotel zur Linde, Krone Hotel, Idyllhotel Appenzellerhof Hotel, Zimmervermietung Trogen Hotel, Hotel Landhaus Ssantis, Hotel Herisau, Brasserie Walhalla St. Gallen Hotel, Dom Studios Hotel, Hotel Restaurant Schwanen, Hotel Vadian - Dependance Pfortnerhof, Papagei Hotel, TouchBed City Apartments St.Gallen Hotle, Mama-Home Hotel, Hotel Weisses Kreuz, Hotel Elite, HSG Alumni Haus im Weiterbildungszentrum Holzweid Hotel, Jugendherberge St. Gallen Hotel, Hotel Santis, Hotel Hohenblick, Hotel am Schonenbuhl, Hotel Krone, Hirschen Hotel, Gasthaus Markplatz Hotel, Sonnenfeld Hotel.

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