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Tour description

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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Places along the route: Bischoff Textil - Kreuzbleiche - Tröckneturm - Jakob Schlaepfer - Muser Brothers/Dixa - Färberei Sittertal


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Tour history (B06000)

First published: Freitag, 18. März 2016

Last updated: Samstag, 9. April 2016

Tour published by: Presented by www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 5.8 km | Time requirement: 1½ h
Ascent: 23 m | Descent: 100 m
Highest point: 681 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty T1 Hiking

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St. Gallen-Bodensee Tourismus
Bankgasse 9
CH- 9001 St. Gallen
Tel.: 0041 71 227 37 37
E-Mail: info@st.gallen-bodensee.ch
Internet: www.st.gallen-bodensee.ch