Altstaetten is situated about 100 miles (161 kilometers) east of the national capital Bern, and approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Zurich.
Northern Switzerland attracts travelers from all over the globe, which means getting around is simple. Be sure leave yourself plenty of time to experience the incredible range of things to see and do the region offers. Visit the Abbey of St. Gall and University of St. Gallen in and around St. Gallen, approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the east of Altstaetten.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south of Altstaetten is Arosa, a regional center where you can visit Ski-Club Arosa, Arosa Weisshorn Valley Gondola and Hornli Gondola. Arosa has much to offer visitors keen to hang around here a little longer. Weisshorn, Tschuggenhutte and Arosa Ski Resort are just a sample of the other interesting points of interest guaranteed to delight.
Places of worship are often great windows into a region's spiritual traditions. The cathedrals of Northern Switzerland are no exception.
Tapping into local knowledge is the perfect way for travelers to familiarise themselves a new place and its people. So why not take one of the fascinating city walking tours and cycling tours.
When the time comes to return to the comforts of home, you'll be bidding Altstaetten a fond and teary Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).