The canton of St. Gallen lies in the northeast of Switzerland, and rests to the north on Lake Constance. The Rhine valley is to the east. The territory here are plains that rise towards more rugged and steeper terrain, stretching into the mountainous areas of the Alps. The mountains here are part of a larger area that is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The climate of the region is temperate with glacial conditions, and during the summer months receives warm and humid weather.
German, French, Italian and Romansh.
Visit during the warmer months between June and September for ideal hiking conditions.
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