Hiking in Alpstein, Säntis
The landscape of Switzerland is punctuated with glistening glaciers and dramatic towering peaks, which is superbly suited for quality and world-class hiking adventures. The canton of St. Gallen is a sanctuary of stunning alpine scenery, including picturesque peaks and the great Lake Constance. Hiking here offers impressive opportunities.
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Best time to visit
Visit during the warmer months between June and September for ideal hiking conditions
What's the weather like?
The climate of the region is temperate with glacial conditions, and during the summer months receives warm and humid weather
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
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