The most popular excursion destinations in Arbon are those from the 12th century Roggwil Castle, Mammertshofen Castle, the neighboring village of Steinach with the over 500 year old Gredhaus am See and the Steinerburg or the pretty old town of St. Gallen with the Abbey library . In the wider area they are Locorama Romanshorn, Autobau Romanshorn , the Ittingen Charterhouse , that Napoleon Museum and Arenenberg Castle or that planetarium Highly recommended in Kreuzlingen.
The one not far from Arbon is also enchanting Appenzellerland with its gentle hilly landscape at the foot of the imposing Alpstein and the picturesque main town of Appenzell. From here is a tour of the Säntis , des Kronbergs or des Aeschers worth a visit with Wildkirchli.
A little further away, but well worth a visit, is the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen.
Stand up paddling (SUP) is also very popular. In Arbon there are several places to get started and also courses. Welcome to Padl Land Bodensee!
Excursion tips Arbon & the surrounding area
The Möhl family cordially invites you to the Swiss cider and distillery museum in Arbon on Lake Constance. Experience the entire Möhl world of pleasure up close. Informative to interactive, we take you on a fascinating journey of discovery.
The Saurer Museum, located in the picturesque Arbon on Lake Constance in Switzerland, shows commercial vehicles, engines, as well as embroidery and weaving machines of all generations that were manufactured in Arbon.
The largest local and regional history museum in Thurgau awaits the visitor in the medieval Arbon Castle with its defense tower.
The only German-language museum on Napoleonic history. The Arenenberg as a whole is a culture, seminar and education center with a horticultural tradition going back over 600 years.
St. Gallen Foundation Library
The St. Gallen Abbey District is a miracle of tradition. Attractive exhibitions in the monastery library, in the vaulted cellar and in the exhibition hall present the unique treasure trove of manuscripts, certificates and prints. The monastery complex with the baroque cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historical collections in the Abbey Archives and Abbey Library are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.