Stein am Rhein is one of the few Swiss cities located on both sides of the Rhine and is connected by a bridge that crosses the river. It got rich mainly because of its location in a very shallow place in the Rhine.
The Benedictine Abbey of St. Georgen is one of the best preserved monastery complexes in Switzerland. The construction phases between the 12th and 16th centuries can still be seen today.
Actually, I discovered it by accident. During my research before our short trip to the Untersee region in the western part of Lake Constance, I came across an advertisement on one of the local tourism websites. You already know: the one on which all the sights, accommodations and restaurants of the place are listed. An advertisement on the side of this website piqued my interest. [...]