Historical village Pfyn

Historical village Pfyn

Pfyn is one of the oldest settlements in eastern Switzerland. According to official archaeological excavations carried out in the summer of 2002, the first inhabitants built stilt houses in the peat bogs of Breitenloo as early as 3706 BC. Remains of the Roman fort...
Kalchrain Monastery

Kalchrain Monastery

The Kalchrain Convent was a Cistercian convent in Hüttwilen in the Canton of Thurgau and was founded between 1324 and 1331 as “Unserer Lieben Frauen Zelle zu Kalchrain” by the Lords of Klingenberg, a southern German noble family. The Convent survived...
Lake District Seebach Valley

Lake District Seebach Valley

Nestled between the hills of the Seerücken and the Thurtal are the Hüttwilersee, the Nussbaumersee and the Hasensee in the Thurgau Seebach Valley. The three lakes are a natural treasure of National significance and provide several swimming and barbecue areas for...
Thur (river)

Thur (river)

The Thur is the 135 km long, defining river of eastern Switzerland. Coming from Toggenburg, the river encloses the rich cultural and natural landscapes of the Cantons of St. Gallen, Thurgau and to some extent Zurich within a large arc. Between the Säntis and...
Kartause Ittingen

Kartause Ittingen

The former Carthusian monastery is authentically preserved and beautifully restored. Within the old Monastery walls are a restaurant, the Thurgau Art Museum and an on-site farm with a market garden, winery and dairy. Embedded in natural surrounds, among vineyards,...