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Nearby Attractions

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 ArboPark in Arbon is an experience for young people aged 12 and over.

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 boat trip on Lake Constance with a visit to the island of Mainau , Meersburg or the Lindau peninsula should not be missing for your stay in Thurgau.

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!

Waserschloss Hagenwil

Excursion tips Arbon & the surrounding area

OSKAR - die Ostschweizer Gästekarte
Mostereimuseum in Arbon



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.  

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Saurer Museum

Saurer Museum


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.

Historisches Museum Arbon

Historical Museum  


The largest local and regional history museum in Thurgau awaits the visitor in the medieval Arbon Castle with its defense tower.

Napoleon Museum


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.

Napoleonmuseum Arenenberg
Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen

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.

Wasserschloss Hagenwil
Wandern in Hagenwil

Excursion tips for families

Schifffahrt am Untersee
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