Experience the unbelievable diversity of the region of Lake Constance. Numerous sights, destinations for excursions, activities and events ensure a stay by Germany’s biggest lake which promises plenty of variety throughout the year.
Discover the cultural and industrial centres of Constance and Friedrichshafen with their wide choice of museums and art galleries or visit towns steeped in history such as Meersburg or Stein am Rhein. An excursion to the Mainau Island or Reichenau Island or to the Rhinefalls in Schaffhausen is always worth going on.
If you enjoy doing sport, the region also holds a lot in store: Walking in the beautiful Hegau or at the foothills of the Alps, water sports on Lake Constance, cycling, climbing, riding or playing golf – active holidaymakers can find plenty to suit them.
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Here a piece of mostly untouched nature stretches along the shore of Lake Constance. In the nature reserve Mettnau you can marvel at rare animal and plant species and in the district of Möggingen is the Max-Planck's institute of ornithology which offers exciting insights into the work of ornithologists.
In the midst of the unique scenery on the peninsula Mettnau one of the most important centres for movement therapy in Germany – the METTNAU – welcomes its patients. Known politicians and celebrities indulge themselves for a time out of the hectic everyday life.
Radolfzell is a wonderful place for shopping and strolling. Visit the seemaxx factory outlet center, one of the numerous small shops, street cafés and restaurants.
Island of Mainau
Discover the well-known island of Mainau with its beautiful tulips in springtime, the rose garden in summer or the sea of blossoms of the dahlias in autumn. The big playground of the island is an absolute highlight for children.
History, university town, historic old town, a variety in restaurants, cafés and shopping facilities - this is Constance, the biggest town at Lake Constance. With the VHB guest card you can go by train from Radolfzell to the centre of Constance in approx. 20 minutes.
Island of Reichenau
The island of Reichenau is the biggest island of Lake Constance and known for its vegetable fields. Due to its monasteries the island belongs to the UNESCO world heritage and is always worth a visit.
MAC Museum Art & Cars
Kunst, Automobile und Architektur, das sind die drei Säulen des MAC Mueseum Art & Cars in Singen. Erleben Sie außergewöhnliche Automobile und hochkarätige Kunst im direkten Dialog.
In Europe there is no bigger waterfall than the Rhine Falls. The average amount of 372 cubic metres of water per second fall over the 23 metre high rocks. An impressive natural spectacle – especially in times of high water.
With the mountain railway it goes up to 2.502 metres above sea-level. The top of the Säntis offers a breathtaking view over the Alps in the south and Lake Constance in the north. The Säntis is a highlight in the region of Lake Constance which you should not miss.
The historical steamboat “Hohentwiel” is suffused with a special atmosphere. Enjoy a tour on Lake Constance and let it take you to the 1920s.