Flawil is located approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Bern, the national capital, and about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Zurich.
To understand why so many people go for Northern Switzerland as a holiday destination, make sure you and your travel buddies allow some time to hit the road and explore the area. If you are after more things to see and do, try the Abbey of St. Gall and University of St. Gallen in the vicinity of St. Gallen, which lays 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the west of Flawil.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west of Flawil is Zurich, a regional center where you'll find Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich Exhibition Centre and Grossmuenster. Bahnhofstrasse, Lakeside Promenade and University of Zurich are other good spots to visit.
Discover moments of serenity at Northern Switzerland's churches.
Travelers who like to combine learning with leisure will enjoy Flawil's cycling tours and city walking tours.
Why not treat your tastebuds for a tour of Northern Switzerland's eating establishments. How about trying mostbröckli (marinated beef) or siedwurst (boiled sausage)? Both meals are a favorite choice in this area. And your meal is not over until you have tried appenzeller biber (gingerbread), a popular dessert here. For those who enjoy a nice cold beer, try some pale lager. It's a commonly enjoyed brew in in Northern Switzerland.
At the end of your time in Flawil, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your Swiss francs, and bid Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this spectactular spot.