- Appenzell external - Capital: Herisau  - Population: 53691 - Surface (km²): 243 - Official languages: German The landscape of Appenzell external-Rhodes also offers tourist attractions of unique natural beauty. Its mountainous landscapes amaze the visitors. The activities offered in the region are versatile and meet the most diverse needs: sports in all its forms, cultural events, concerts, conferences, art galleries, films, etc. The traditional folklore of the region is also celebrated at fairs and livestock shows that take place in charming villages. Appenzell rhodes interior Everything invites you to spend your holidays in Appenzell, located in the heart of a gentle hilly landscape, at the foot of the imposing Alpstein mountain range. The village of Appenzell, with its famous main alley, is the picturesque center. It offers many possibilities for holidaymakers, winter and summer.