Overview: Churches, Monasteries, World Culture

The most important sights at a glance

Jewish Museum, Hohenems

Housed in the Heimann-Rosenthal villa built in 1864, the museum covers the period from the 17th century to the present, exploring themes ranging from the precarious existence...
Abbey library in St.Gallen close to Lake Constance

Abbey Cathedral of St Gall, UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Abbey Cathedral of St.Gall, the abbey library and the surrounding monastery buildings - in short the St.Gallen Abbey District - was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Salem Monastery and Palace at Lake Constance

Salem Monastery and Palace

The former Cistercian abbey and present-day Salem Palace is located in the midst of extensive parks and gardens. It came into the possession of the margraves of Baden in 1802...
Museum Reichenau | © Museum Reichenau, Ulrike Klumpp

Reichenau Museum

Visitors to the monastic UNESCO island learn about the cultural and historical significance of Reichenau in three separate museums. Together with the three Romanesque...
St. Peter und Paul church on the Reichenau Island at Lake Constance

Reichenau Island, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, Reichenau Island in Lake Constance bears outstanding testimony to the religious and cultural role of a great Benedictine...

Roggenburg Monastery

For more than 800 years, the Premonstratensian religious order has lived and worked in Roggenburg where the monastery complex and gardens shimmer in newly renovated splendor....
Upper Swabian Baroque Road: Basilica in Weingarten close to Lake Constance

Weingarten Basilica - Baroque & Nature in Harmony

Weingarten is a sparkling gem on the upper Swabian Baroque Route where the largest baroque basilica north of the Alps attracts admirers from every corner of the globe. The...
Vineum Meersburg

vineum bodensee

“One of the best museums I have ever visited! A gem with a big fun factor. Every room is a sensory learning experience.” A rich and varied interactive exhibition awaits...

Museum Appenzell

The museum is dedicated to the rural and Catholic cultural history of the canton of Appenzell-Inner Rhodes. Focusing primarily on folklore and popular everyday culture, our...