Bern, the country's capital, is situated 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest of Arbon, while Zurich lies 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west.
While it may be a temptation to simply sit back and relax when holidaying in Arbon, remember, the surrounding region's numerous natural sights, cities and towns are never more than a day trip away. St. Gallen, lies approximately 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the northeast. Go there to see the Abbey of St. Gall and University of St. Gallen.
Get some transportation spend half a day in Zurich, a major city for the region, situated approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) away from Arbon. This regional center offers plenty of tourist attractions, including Opernhaus, Swiss National Museum and Letzigrund Stadium. Zurich has lots to offer visitors willing to explore a little deeper. Zurich Zoological Garden, Bahnhofstrasse and SIX Swiss Exchange are just a sample of the other interesting sights you won't want to miss.
Fuel your mind by visiting Northern Switzerland's wonderful art galleries and art museums.
If you enjoy the company of folk who share your passions, this region has a range of specialist tours such as cycling tours and city walking tours.
Good things must come to an end, but be rest assured, when you have to say "Au revoir / À bientôt", rest assured, you'll have many special memories to take home.