Destinations on Lake Constance
All destinations on the lake at a glance
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Attractions and sights on Lake Constance
The attractions and sights on Lake Constance are particularly diverse. There is something for every taste in the three-country region: Couples, singles, individual travellers and families with children will find plenty of opportunities to make their holiday a wonderful experience.
Leisure on Lake Constance
Lake Constance, with its large cities like Constance and Friedrichshafen, with attractions such as the Ravensburger Spieleland, but also with well-known attractions such as the Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen, the islands of Mainau and Reichenau, the Zeppelin Museum and the Bregenz Festival, offers something different for all audiences.
The places around Lake Constance, such as Friedrichshafen, Hagnau and Immenstaad as well as the lake itself offer a wide range of leisure and excursion possibilities. On the lake, you can practice numerous water sports such as sailing, diving and of course swimming. Athletes also come to the Lake Constance bike path with its scenic stages or they go hiking in the beautiful scenery.
Top attractions on Lake Constance
Some of the most popular destinations on Lake Constance are:
- Mainau island
- Basilica Birnau
- Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen
- Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen
- Meersburg Castle
- Ravensburger Spieleland and
- Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen.
The cities offer numerous museums, historical and sacred buildings such as the Meersburg Castle and many famous castles more. Also, the ship operations on Lake Constance are always good for a change. Whether it should be a breakfast on the ship or a tour: The many offered boat trips offer something for everyone. Amongst others, the most famous destinations on Lake Constance include the islands Reichenau and Mainau. Not only does Mainau island stand out through a lot of flowers and seasonal gardens, but it also has a castle and a farm with a petting zoo. The Reichenau, known as the oasis of the gardener, fisherman and winemaker, attracts its visitors with the herbal scent that can be discerned from a distance. Here you can not only experience the great nature but also visit many churches.
In the Swiss part of the Lake Constance region, the Säntis, the highest mountain in the Alpstein, attracts numerous visitors. To Austria belongs the 1064 meter high Pfänder, from which one has a great view of Lake Constance. The Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen in the canton of the same name in Switzerland, which is Europe's largest waterfall, is definitely worth a visit. In Austria, the Bregenz Festival awaits culture hungry. Families should consider a visit to Ravensburger Spieleland, which is a delightful attraction especially for children, but also for all other Ravensburger fans.
Inside or outside: Lake Constance offers numerous top destinations that are fun for the whole family. This makes Lake Constance a holiday destination that can be visited in summer and winter - numerous indoor activities for adults and children are waiting!
Events on Lake Constance
Always worth a visit on Lake Constance are the many events that take place every year around Lake Constance. E.g. the "Seenachtfest" attracts thousands of visitors every year to Constance. In winter, Christmas markets are available in a variety of locations. The countless attractions on Lake Constance make the region perfect for every visitor.