Rapperswil

Again, I’m still behind with posting update… In April, we took a day to visit Rapperwil, towards the southern end of Lake Zürich (Zürichsee). The train ride from Zürich to Rapperswil is really lovely, following the lake through most of the trip (there is an alternate train route that goes through the country-side).

We went a little early in the season, so not all of the trees were fully leafed-out yet, and it was a little cool, but it was still really pretty – we always love being on the water.

What’s most amazing about Rapperswil is the view of the mountains – incredible!

Our main reason for going to Rapperswil was to check out a Polish heritage museum that is located in the castle of the town. The castle itself is really beautiful, but only small portions of it are open to the public (a cafe in a courtyard and the Polish museums). You can’t take pictures inside the museum – except for in the tower (see below). I took this picture before we went in. Continue reading

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Rapperswil

We went to Rapperswil a few weeks ago. It is a cute town south of Zurich on the lake. We probably went a little too early in the season, as not all of the trees were yet in bloom. But we got to see a sailboat race, and checked out a neat Polish heritage museum that happens to be inside a local castle. We weren’t allowed to take pictures in the museum, but we could do so from the windows of the tower of the castle, so there’s a handful of pictures of the mountains and the lake and the town.

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