The two half-cantons of Appenzell are regions with long-standing traditions, such as that of the piquant Appenzeller cheese, whose secret recipe has been handed down for over 700 years!
The capital of the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden, in Eastern Switzerland. The town center, the church of 1580, many houses and the government building are all listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance.
At 2,502 m above sea level, it's the tallest mountain of Northeastern Switzerland. Situated in the Alpstein massif, it may be reached by cableway and it's a very popular summit with breathtaking panoramas over six countries when the sky is clear.
© 1988-2023
All rights reserved for all countries