Starting at the train station, the textile trail St.Gallen West takes you on the walking trail „Way of St.James“ into nature. Follow the easy walk along both, textile spots and shopping opportunities, and finish at the Sitterwerk. You can enjoy this tour on a walk (6 kilometres downhill, 90 minutes walking time) or on a short road trip by car.
The textile trail starts at the train station. After a few minutes you see the building of Bischoff Textil, a world-renowned textile company. Enjoy some sunrays at the Kreuzbleiche and imagine how the linen clothes used to be hung here for bleaching. Continue to the Tröckneturm. At Jakob Schlaepfer, you can stop for a short shopping spree. Next up is the former factory of Muser Brothers, today you can smell the herbs from across the road. End your trail at the Sitterwerk, where you are invited to a cup of coffee or a cold drink upon request.
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Tour history (B06000)
First published: Freitag, 18. März 2016
Last updated: Samstag, 9. April 2016
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