Active around Lake Constance
The German side of Lake Constance has become a dream destination for hiking fans. The German Hiking Institute has awarded several hiking trails in the Lake Constance area the coveted Premium hiking trail seal of approval. All Premium hiking trails are excellently signposted and always offer stunning views.
The German Hiking Institute distinguishes particularly high-quality hiking trails with the Premium hiking trail seal of approval. The strengths and weaknesses of a hiking trail are determined mile by mile using 34 criteria and almost 200 characteristics.
✓ Excellent signposting along the hiking trail
✓ Character of the trails checked
✓ Scenic highlights & attractions along the trail
On the theme of water, the SeeGang is entirely in its element. The 53-kilometre-long Premium hiking trail connects the cities of Constance and Überlingen. Depending on walkers’ tastes and condition, the route can be shortened by taking a boat, bus or train. Measured by the number of points awarded by the German Hiking Institute, the SeeGang is the most attractive Premium hiking trail in Baden-Württemberg. More information »
The Gehrgenberg-Lake Constance holiday area is situated to the north of Lake Constance and boasts unspoilt nature not far from the lake shore. The award-winning circular routes follow forest trails and country lanes and always lead to the so-called "LandLiegen" and "Landbänke", which offer fascinating views over Lake Constance.
The Hegau region at the western end of Lake Constance is characterised by nine, mighty volcanic cones. Nine Premium hiking trails make their way through the volcanic landscape, leading to roaring waterfalls, handsome knights’ castles and romantic gorges.
Characteristics: The “Grenzgänger” is the only Premium hiking trail to cross the border into Switzerland while the “Aacher Geißbock” starts at the Aachquelle, Germany’s largest natural spring.