7 days in Canton of Appenzell Itinerary

7 days in Canton of Appenzell Itinerary

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7 days in Canton of Appenzell Itinerary

Start: Urnaesch
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Urnaesch
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
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Gonten
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
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Appenzell
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Heiden
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Schwende
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
End: Urnaesch

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Urnaesch

Urnaesch ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get outside with Hoher Kasten and then get outside with Seealpsee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mauritius Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eggen-Hohenweg, then examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Urnaesch trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Zürich Airport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Urnaesch

Historic Sites

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St Mauritius Church
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St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church

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Gonten

Gonten ©
Gonten District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland.HistoryGonten is first mentioned in 1200 as Gumbton. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kronberg.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gonten travel route planning app .

Gonten is very close to Urnaesch. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll set off for Appenzell on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Gonten

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR
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Kronberg ©
Kronberg
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©

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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 8th (Mon), get outside with Drei Weieren, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Convent of St. Gall, then get outside with Kristallhohle Kobelwald, and finally look for gifts at Flauderei. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, get your bearings at Abbey Library, then get to know the fascinating history of Bleicheli Stadtlounge, and finally trek along Eggen-Hohenweg.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Appenzell itinerary planner .

Appenzell is just a stone's throw from Gonten. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Heiden.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Kristallhohle Kobelwald, Eggen-Hohenweg, Bleicheli Stadtlounge
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Stiftsbibliothek ©
Stiftsbibliothek
Drei Weieren ©
Drei Weieren
Kristallhohle Kobelwald ©
Kristallhohle Kobelwald

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Heiden

Heiden ©
Heiden is a municipality in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Henry Dunant Museum, then don't miss a visit to Forum Wuerth Rorschach, then make a trip to Kirchturm Heiden, and finally get outside with Strandbad und Camping Bruggerhorn.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Heiden online driving holiday planner .

Heiden is just a short distance from Appenzell. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Schwende.

Things to do in Heiden

Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Forum Wuerth Rorschach, Strandbad und Camping Bruggerhorn
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Strandbad und Camping Bruggerhorn ©
Strandbad und Camping Bruggerhorn
Kirchturm Heiden ©
Kirchturm Heiden
Henry Dunant Museum ©
Henry Dunant Museum

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Schwende

Schwende ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get outside with Hoher Kasten and then head outdoors with Seealpsee.

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Drive from Heiden to Schwende in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Schwende

Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoher Kasten, Seealpsee
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Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee
Hoher Kasten ©
Hoher Kasten