Altenrhein is a tiny airport field in the outskirts of the small town of Rorschach, Switzerland. Between the gentle hills of Appenzellerland and the expanse of the Lake Constance lies Rorschach, the picturesque harbor town with a romantic flair. The town has century old traditions and was one of the important trading places in this area, which is best seen with the stately homes.
Use the services like car for rent in Altenrhein on your arrival at the Zurich International Airport and in less than one hour you will arrive at Rorschach. It has a fine promenade on the shore of the lake, great for a leisure walk and many benches invite you for a rest and a picnic.The clear water is very tempting to jump in for a swim. Its surrounding area is mostly farmland with fantastic old farmhouses, mostly full timbered and decorated with flowers all around.
Rent a car in Altenrhein and drive to the harbor from where you can enjoy a full day on the lake with a lengthy stop at Lindau, the idyllic island on Germany’s side of the lake. Lindau has a surprisingly large assortment of sights and can easy be traversed by foot. Don’t worry it is small. Rest in one of the many outdoor restaurants and have a drink and something fine to eat while admiring the outstanding view into the Swiss Alps and Austrian Alps. Board the next boat and head to the city of Bregenz in Austria. Stroll through the beautiful old part with fantastic buildings and houses from the 13th to the 16th century.
Hire a car in Altenrhein and drive to nearby Vaduz Lichtenstein in Lichtenstein one of the smallest states in Europe. Its ruler, the prince lives high above the little town of Vaduz in the medieval castle. Walk through the old town and explore its many jewels before heading to the city of St. Gallen for another short walk through narrow cobble stone alleys with beautiful ornamented buildings. Get yourself a St. Galler sausage with a good piece of fresh rustic bread or with a Swiss roesti!
It is so easy to get a rental car with the convenience of the internet. When you book your car online, not only can you compare prices and get the best choice of cars but you also get great discounts for booking early and this makes sense for you to safe on your travel cost rather than hiring taxis or depending on public transport and the tour buses to bring you around. There is much to see in the city and surrounding areas thought this is a small region but with its three neighboring countries it has many more gems to offer and having a rented car opens up the options to see these hidden gems. Don’t wait, come and check it out for yourself!
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