Eastern Switzerland

The most beautiful excursion destinations in the region of Eastern Switzerland: from the Rhine Falls to idyllic vineyards, orchards, castles, fortresses and Lake Constance.

The region of Eastern Switzerland is nestled between Lake Constance and the foothills of the Alps. The diverse vacation and excursion region: gentle hilly landscapes in Appenzellerland, snow-white peaks in Heidiland, endless greenery in Thurgau, lovely vineyards in Schaffhausen, unique embroidery art in St.Gallen or pure nature with the historic paddle steamer on Lake Zurich. 

Eastern Switzerland comprises the cantons of Glarus, Schaffhausen, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, St. Gallen and Thurgau.

 Toggenburg Goat, a breed of domestic goat that originated in the Toggenburg Valley of Switzerland
Here are our highlights in the Eastern Switzerland region:
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Tradition and customs in the region of Eastern Switzerland: