The textile museum is open for tours
They are eager to tell me about St. Gallen’s textile heritage, which has been an integral part of the region’s economy since the Middle Ages. This expertise is still evident today with the production and use of many types of fabrics. These include those used in haute couture (Amal Clooney's Oscar de la Renta Wedding Dress was apparently made from fabric from St. Gallen), as well as the technical textiles used by the medical industry. If I'm able, I make a mental note to stop by the museum.
Afternoon spent exploring the city with a historian, who will explain how St. Gallen was established by Gallus, an Irish monk. Legend says that he fell into the bush of thorns and was then confronted by a bear.Rolex DateJust Replica This was his belief that God had instructed him to stay. The site of his hermitage became the Abbey of St. Gallen. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and houses one of the most famous libraries in the world. This amazing building houses over 170,000 medieval manuscripts and 2,000 original manuscripts. They are displayed in temporary exhibitions, making it a must-see for all visitors to the city.
The UNESCO library, Stiftsbibliothek
We take the train from Berneck to Berneck to hike the Rheintaler H?henweg alpine trail to the Restaurant Maienhalde, where we will be tasting Berneck's wines. My Rolex DateJust Replica GMT Rega Limited Edition watches me as I walk. It is 11:01 am, which may be a bit early for wine tasting. It would be a crime to not try these wines,replica watches as their production is so low that they barely make it to the next village.
After a few too many drinks, our group of courageous journalists boarded the train to return home to the French-speaking country. It was an exciting weekend full of surprises and, thankfully, there wasn't need to call the Rega.
All the DetailsSophie Furley stayed at the Hotel Einstein, Berneggstrasse, 9000 St. Gallen, www.einstein.ch and ate at Gaststuben zum Schlossli, Zeughausgasse 17, 9000 St. Gallen, www.schloessli-sg.ch. Restaurant Markplatz, Neugasse 2, 9000 St Gallen and Restaurant Lokal Grunbergstrasse 7 9000 St Gallen are other notable restaurants.Rolex Datejust Replica Paragliding with Free Wings, Dorfstrasse 64 and 9055 Buhler was her experience. She also tried the wines of Wein Berneck and Rathausplatz 7a, which are 9442 Berneck and www.weinberneck.ch. Stiftsbibliothek is a UNESCO library located at Klosterhof 6, 9404 St. Gal