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Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Gallen

Nearby Attractions


Explore memorable attractions from our hotel in the St. Gallen city center

One of the best things about our hotel in the St. Gallen city center is our unique location at the four-country convergence of Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. Take a day trip to any of these exciting countries or stay close and visit the beautiful and scenic Lake Constance. From fun activities like visiting a Swiss chocolate factory to exciting excursions like climbing Kronberg Mountain, the region provides an array of adventures. Don’t miss the stunning Stiftsbezirk, the baroque cathedral and historic library at the Abbey St. Gallen, also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Key attractions:

  • OLMA St. Gallen - 100 m
  • Theatre St. Gallen - 650 m
  • OpenAir St. Gallen - 4 km
  • Appenzell cheese factory - 11 km
  • Boating on Lake Constance - 15 km
  • Maestrani Swiss chocolate factory - 21 km
  • Kronberg Mountain, in the Appenzell region - 25 km
  • Säntis - 32 km
  • Bregenzer Festspiele - 38 km
Shopping
Visit St. Gallen's old city center for some of the best shopping in the area. A range of small boutiques, jewelers and the area's traditional "first-floor restaurants" are all easily accessible and within walking distance. The AFG Arena retail center is the perfect place for guests who love shopping for clothes, shoes and athletic gear. The city of Zurich is also a premier shopping destination, home to the famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping center, which houses stores like Louis Vuitton and Burberry.

Country hopping
St. Gallen is perfectly situated in the heart of Eastern Switzerland next to Liechtenstein, Austria and Germany. Start your trip in Appenzell, a Swiss village with souvenir shops. Drive on to Vaduz, the capital city of Liechtenstein, and explore this small country via the Citytrain. The tour starts at Mitteldorf and travels along vineyards, the famous Red House and the Rheinpark Stadion. The mountain village of Ischgl in Austria is also situated only 90 minutes away from Vaduz and offers countless ski runs and mountain bike trails. Visitors can also drive on to Munich in Germany and search for souvenirs at the famous Maximilianstrasse.

Attractions within driving distance:
  • OLMA fair and trade grounds - 100 m
  • Old city center - 500 m
  • Abbey of St. Gallen (a UNESCO World Heritage site) - 900 m
  • Lake Constance - 10 km
  • Airport St. Gallen-Altenrhein - 20 km
  • Austria (Bregenz) - 40 km
  • Germany (Konstanz) - 40 km
  • Liechtenstein - 80 km