Abbey of St. Gall

Virtual visit - St. Gall

Virtual tours of the Abbey Library and Abbey Archives

The beauty and uniqueness of medieval manuscripts lie in the particular materiality of the writing material parchment and in the individual pen strokes of scribes and illuminators. In order to make the unique features of manuscripts come alive for you, we zoom in on the pores of parchment, the characteristics of scripts and the subtleties of miniature painting. In addition, exciting stories and explanations in a question-and-answer game immerse you in past times and mentalities. Modern technology allows you to experience European writing culture first-hand.

Start the virtual tour here (in German)



English subtitles are available