4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi
4 ViaJacobi

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ViaJacobi

Stage 1, Rorschach–Herisau

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Rorschach, medieval traffic hub and lake port of St. Gallen, is mentioned as a pilgrimage station around the year 1300. Highlights of the hike to Herisau: visit to the Stift Library in St. Gallen and the bridge landscape in Bruggen.
Rorschach, medieval traffic hub and lake port of St. Gallen, is mentioned as a pilgrimage station around the year 1300. Highlights of the hike to Herisau: visit to the Stift Library in St. Gallen and the bridge landscape in Bruggen.
25 km
780 m | 400 m
6 h 40 min
easy (hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Rorschach
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Saving metres in altitude
There is a train between Rorschach and St. Gallen that saves about 250 metres in altitude.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Herisau
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton and the communities.
St. Galler Wanderwege
Sömmerliwaldstrasse 7
9000 St. Gallen
info@sg-wanderwege.ch
www.sg-wanderwege.ch

Services

Accommodation

Oberwaid - Das Hotel. Die Klinik.
Oberwaid - Das Hotel. Die Klinik.
St. Gallen
Hof Hohenwiesen
Hof Hohenwiesen
St. Gallen
Jugendherberge St. Gallen
Jugendherberge St. Gallen
St. Gallen
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Bookable offers

4 Via Jacobi : Rorschach - Einsiedeln
4 Via Jacobi : Rorschach - Einsiedeln
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Places

Rorschach
Rorschach
St. Gallen
St. Gallen
Herisau
Herisau
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Places of interest

Bathing hut of Rorschach
Bathing hut of Rorschach
Meeting place «Kellen»
Meeting place «Kellen»
Historical and Ethnological Museum SG
Historical and Ethnological Museum SG
Abbey District of St.Gallen
Abbey District of St.Gallen
Old Town of St.Gallen
Old Town of St.Gallen
Textile Museum
Textile Museum
City Lounge
City Lounge
Bridge building in Eastern Switzerland
Bridge building in Eastern Switzerland
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Swimming

Drei Weieren St. Gallen
Drei Weieren St. Gallen
Säntispark Abtwil
Säntispark Abtwil
Outdoor swimming pool Sonnenberg Herisau
Outdoor swimming pool Sonnenberg Herisau
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization