Meersburg Castle is a wonderful castle that towers above the city. The castle was first built during the 7th century and is considered to be the oldest castle in Germany. A famous attraction among the tourist and the locals, this castle has been owned by several lords and kings of various centuries whose exhibits have been well preserved over the years. The visit to the castle is done in five parts where each part has several rooms that have been well categorized. Visitors can explore the architectural area of the castle, the big wheel of the mill, the Baroque staircase, memory room, kitchen, baking room, etc. The museum also conducts themed and guided tours for which prior reservation is required.
FLATZ Museum is a contemporary art museum that exhibits artworks of the artist, Wolfgang Flatz. The exhibits include the artist’s artworks between the year 1975 to 1999. They conduct exhibitions two to three times a year and showcase works done by international artists as well. FLATZ Museum organizes lectures, discussions and even lends their exhibits to other exhibition centers and museums as well.
Located by Lake Constance at Staad, Market Hall Altenrhein, or locally known as Markthalle Altenrhein is one of the most marvelous architectural projects in Saint Gallen. Conceptualized by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the features of the buildings include gilded golden onion shaped towers, bright and vibrant colors, uneven floors and windows, shady walkways, colorful ceramic pillars and green roofs. Hundertwasser wanted to create a place free of monotony by eliminating uniformity, anonymity and sterility. In the premises you shall find a bistro that serves good snacks and meals, a gallery that features Hundertwasser's graphic works (posters, postcards, prints, calendars,etc.) and a store too.
Visit the Dornier Museum for an insight into the aviation history of Germany, as this aerospace museum showcases several aircraft designed by Claude Honoré Desiré Dornie (Founder of the Museum), the Dornier Company, and EADS aerospace pieces. Apart from aircraft, the captivating building also houses experimental aerial vehicles, historical photographs, satellites, and miscellaneous aerospace materials.
At inatura - Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn, you get to learn all about the city's natural history and get acquainted with different species of flora and fauna. The life-size models of animals, interactive exhibits and the documentation center at inatura - Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn make sure your visit to this museum is educational and fun. This is arguably one of the most modern natural history museums in the continent.
Club Vaudeville is a happening joint where the music scene comes alive. This place is a hundred percent entertainment with its live acts and musical nights. Small concerts and cabaret performances take place in the foyer area.
St. Ludwig-Kirche is a simple local church that conducts regular services and prayers. It is also known for hosting weddings. The church has a choir group that performs frequently at the church. There are activities for the families and local events are held at the church too.
The magnificent interiors of the St. Stephan Christuskirche will wow you as soon as you enter this beautiful church. The ceiling is beautifully painted, the choir windows are intricately designed, and the altar is simply spectacular. The church dates back to the 12th Century and features Rococo elements. Regular services are held in the church.
Located within the market place, the Munster Unserer Lieben Frau is a beautiful church that dates back to the 9th Century. The current building however, was constructed in the 18th Century after the great fire that caused much destruction in the town was over. The building has Baroque designs by architect Johann Caspar Bagnato. The interiors of the church are dominated by colorful frescoes and stuccoes. You can see the Rococo artworks aplenty in the church.
Lindau Abbey, of the Blessed Virgin Mary was constructed on an island in the Bodensee. It is one of the oldest structures of Lindau, with the entire town developing around it. During the Protestant reformation movement, it remained as one of the few Catholic churches. It was renovated in a Baroque-style by Giovanni Gaspare Bagnato in 1728 after a massive fire.