4 days in Canton of Thurgau Itinerary

4 days in Canton of Thurgau Itinerary

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Frauenfeld is the capital of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.The official language of Frauenfeld is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryEarly historyThe earliest trace of human settlement are several La Tène era graves to the east of Langdorf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frauenfeld: Romanshorn (See Park, Autobau, &more), Diessenhofen (Rheinbrucke Diessenhofen–Gailingen & Siegelturm) and Saurer Museum (in Arbon). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Stahlibuckturm, find something for the whole family at Conny-Land, learn about winemaking at Weingut Hausammann, and take a leisurely stroll along Uferpromenade Gottlieben.

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Zurich to Frauenfeld is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

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Canton of Thurgau travel guide

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The Canton of Thurgau is a northeast canton of Switzerland.It is named for the Thur River, and the name Thurgovia was historically used for a larger area, including part of this river's basin upstream of the modern canton. The area of what is now Thurgau was acquired as subject territories by the cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy from the mid 15th century. Thurgau was first declared a canton in its own right at the formation of the Helvetic Republic in 1798.The population, is. In 2007, there were a total of 47,390 (or 19.9% of the population) who were resident foreigners. The capital is Frauenfeld.HistoryIn prehistoric times the lands of the canton were inhabited by people of the Pfyn culture along Lake Constance. During Roman times the canton was part of the province Raetia until in 450 the lands were settled by the Alamanni.In the 6th century Thurgovia became a Gau of the Frankish Empire as part of Alemannia, passing to the Duchy of Swabia in the early 10th century. At this time, Thurgovia included not just what is now the canton of Thurgau, but also much of the territory of the modern canton of St. Gallen, the Appenzell and the eastern parts of the canton of Zurich. The most important cities of Thurgovia in the early medieval period were Constance as the seat of the bishop, and St. Gallen for its abbey.

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