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International Lake Constance Week

8. June until 11. June

For four days, the historic old town harbour in Konstanz provides the perfect backdrop for one of the oldest and most important water sports events from Kiel to Genoa. In the more than 100-year-old...

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Long Night of the Lake Constance Gardens

10. June until 10. September

In June and September 2017 the third 'Long night of the Lake Constance Gardens' will take place. Many Lake Constance gardens will open their gates and allow enthusiasts to take part in a special...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

18. June

Every year, on the third Sunday in June, the palaces of Upper Swabia invite the entire family to enjoy a special discovery day. A wide range of programmes are on offer corresponding to the relevant...

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St. Gallen Festspiele

23. June until 7. July

Every year, the cloisters of the St.Gallen abbey district with the its magnificent baroque cathedral serves as the backdrop for an opera drama. Additional dance and concert highlights will be...

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Cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH)

24. June until 25. June

24 hours, 9 kilometres, 2 countries, 1 flea market: with over 1,000 stands, the cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH) is the largest and most attractive flea market in southern...

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Hohentwielfestival Singen

15. July until 20. July

The most impressive fortification in the Hegau castle region stands on the Hohentwiel in Singen, often called “Hontes” by the locals. The town festival inaugurated in 1969 against the medieval...

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Bregenz Festival

19. July until 20. August

The famous opera festival on the world's largest floating stage is held every year during the summer. The actors and audience turn the city into a multicultural meeting point. The floating stage is...

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Grapes at Lake Constance

Wine and autumn festivals around Lake Constance

28. July until 24. September

Every year during late summer and autumn, numerous wine festivals are held in all four countries around Lake Constance. You can taste the different wines of the region accompanied by local...

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Kulturufer Friedrichshafen

28. July until 6. August

A colourful festival with well over 200 artists from every discipline – actors, dancers, musicians, cabaret artists, acrobats and clowns. These are the town's guests for the ten days of events in...

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Sand sculptures at the Rorschach Festival

12. August until 10. September

Rorschach with beach and sand fever: Every summer international teams of artists create extra-large sand monuments from 250 tonnes of quartz sand on a different theme every year. The transitory works...

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Konstanz Seenachtfest

12. August

The lake night festival in Konstanz has long earned its cult status. For more than 65 years, one of the largest open-air festivals around Lake Constance has been held here in August. Every summer, up...

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The only princely week worldwide

15. August

In the Principality of Liechtenstein, the only princely week of its kind worldwide is held around the national holiday on 15 August. The traditional national holiday, with the lively folk festival,...

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Waldburg pottery market

18. August until 20. August

For more than 30 years, the Waldburg pottery market has been a fixture on the Upper Swabian summer events programme. Almost 70 selected pottery workshops offer visitors the chance to take a relaxed...

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SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

27. August

Between Arbon and Romanshorn, you can't hear any engine noise on the asphalt at all. A 25-mile circuit along the Swiss shore of Lake Constance following small roads and agricultural roads will be...

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Apple weeks at Lake Constance

Apple week

23. September until 15. October

The region around Lake Constance is famous for the numerous types of apple that are grown here. From the apple blossom in spring to the harvest in late summer, Lake Constance apples dominate the...

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Autumn food festival by Lake Constance – in and around Lindau

14. October until 28. October

Smoked white fish fillet with a glass of Müller-Thurgau or typical Allgäu cheese and bread with a freshly pulled beer - the regional pleasures by Lake Constance are seemingly endless in and around...

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Christmas markets at Lake Constance

22. November until 24. December

Christmas holiday activities in four different countries – Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein – can only be found in one place: Lake Constance. The advents...