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The Lake Constance region
1 Untersee & Hegau
Untersee & Hegau
The regions Untersee and Hegau with Constance, Gailingen and Radolfzell are framed by charming mountain ridges in the northwest of the lake. The Hegau is an extraordinary place, a mystical borderland with Tuscan flair, the Untersee rather presents itself as a fine corner of Lake Constance. A multifaceted destination.
2 Überlinger See & Linzgau
Überlinger See & Linzgau
The Linzgau landscape is influenced by its proximity to Lake Constance, which ensures a mild climate. The landscape is characterised by fruit and wine growing. The Überlinger See is also known as the "Finger of Lake Constance". On one side of Überlinger See, the famous flower island of Mainau is located.
Obersee offers an exciting mixture of culture, activity and, of course, proximity to Lake Constance. Cities such as Lindau, Friedrichshafen and Meersburg are just a few of the attractive destinations in the region!
4 Upper Swabia & Allgäu
Upper Swabia & Allgäu
The best meets in this varied region: Unique swamp landscapes, baroque churches, monasteries and castles, beautiful small towns such as Sigmaringen, Biberach and Ravensburg as well as village idylls and a multitude of natural lakes and soothing thermal baths.
Vorarlberg with its capital Bregenz is located in the west of Austria. In addition to Lake Constance with its diverse leisure opportunities, the region offers excellent conditions for winter sports and climbing due to its mountainous landscape.
6 Eastern Switzerland
Eastern Switzerland with places like Stein am Rhein, St. Gallen and Schaffhausen is characterised by its beautiful and contrasting nature. From the gigantic Rhine Falls to the idyllic Lake Constance with its numerous leisure activities, Eastern Switzerland offers a wealth of nature to suit every taste.
Lake Constance is versatile
Lake Constance is rightly one of the most popular holiday destinations in Germany, which is visited by many holidaymakers every year. Its special attraction lies in its versatility. Culture-hungry people will find numerous sights to explore in the cities of Lake Constance, such as Constance, Lindau and Überlingen. Nature lovers will find pure diversity on the islands and in the nature reserves. Sport lovers can take advantage of the wide range of water and land activities on offer and lovers of culinary delights can enjoy the regional specialities and gourmet cuisine of Lake Constance. In this way, a variety of interests and activities can be combined in a single holiday. Whether a visit to Germany, Switzerland or Austria - there is much to discover for holidaymakers. Lake Constance holidays leave nothing to be desired.
The cities and islands on Lake Constance
On Lake Constance there are many beautiful towns worth a visit, as well as some charming islands. They all have their own range of leisure and entertainment activities, sightseeing and culture. Each of these cities alone is worth a stay of several weeks. If you are looking for more information about their cultural offers and leisure activities at Lake Constance, you should take a closer look at the individual cities. Particularly worthwhile are Constance, Lindau, Meersburg, Friedrichshafen, Überlingen, Ravensburg, Hagnau, St. Gallen and Bregenz.
Lake Constance is the largest inland waterway in Germany and the third largest lake in Central Europe.
The Obersee and Untersee together form Lake Constance and are connected by the Rhine. The deepest point of the lake lies between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn and is 254 m. The lake has a total area of 571.5 km² and a total shore length of 273 km, of which two thirds are in Germany.
Lake Constance is the largest drinking water reservoir in Europe. Four million people are supplied with water from the lake.
The perfect spot for everyone
The secret of Lake Constance is its versatility. On Lake Constance you can do numerous things, which can be arranged according to your taste. Here, everyone will find something for the holiday that they enjoy: couples in love can enjoy the idyllic bays, small islands and romantic restaurants with lake views, families can relax with their children in one of the beach baths or discover the various museums on rainy days. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the wide range of water sports on offer or cycle along the Lake Constance cycle path (Bodenseeradweg). This means that even groups with different preferences will get their money's worth. Recreation and relaxation, sports activities and romance together is no problem at all on Lake Constance. Also the variety in vacation homes and hotels on Lake Constance is special. With Bodensee.de you find a large selection of accommodations on Lake Constance - in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, which can be booked also directly online.
Short trip on Lake Constance
You just want to spend a long weekend on Lake Constance or make a short trip? No problem! Numerous holiday apartments and of course hotels are also perfectly equipped for weekend guests and are looking forward to new visitors. Even during a short stay you can experience a lot at Lake Constance: Short distances between the towns on Lake Constance and the excursion destinations of the region make it possible! After breakfast, the perfect itinerary for short breaks is chosen at the hotel and the day is well planned. Or you simply enjoy a short trip to a wellness area. There is something suitable for every short holidaymaker!
The most beautiful destinations on Lake Constance
Lake Constance offers a number of excursion destinations that one should have seen on holiday. There is something for every taste. This diversity is what makes Lake Constance so attractive. Here parents and children can go on holiday together and take part in numerous activities that are fun for everyone. During your summer holiday, there are plenty of opportunities for swimming, splashing around and bathing throughout Lake Constance. In winter, museums attract visitors, and a lot oft them offer something suitable for children. In search of romance, you will find the flower island of Mainau, not far from Constance. The prehistoric pile dwellings in Unteruhldingen tell of ways of life of long ago times. Culture lovers can explore the pilgrimage church of Birnau, numerous castles and palaces such as Salem Monastery and Castle and Meersburg Castle and monasteries such as Reichenau Monastery. One of the most important cultural events is the Bregenz Festival, which is always worth a visit. Those who love natural spectacles should definitely visit the Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen.