Whitefish at Lake Constance

Culture and enjoyment tour in 4 countries

Food culture has shaped the landscape of the region around Lake Constance. Fruit- and wine-growing in particular are traditional here. Visit the Möhl fruit press or walk the Rhine valley hiking trail and learn some interesting facts about fruit and wine growing. In the Principality of Liechtenstein, you prepare the traditional “Käsknöpfle” while in Feldberg, Austria, you can enjoy regional delicacies during a “Schnabulieren und Degustieren” tasting. Even the “green gold” can be found in the region, with a visit to the hops trail and museum in Tettnang. Culture and nature highlights area also to be found in the four-country region around Lake Constance. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the abbey library in St.Gallen, take a trip up Bregenz's emblematic mountain, “Pfänder”, or visit the new palace in Tettnang bearing witness to four different eras.

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Your Lake of Costance experience for 5-6 days

1. Möhl fruit press factory tour, Arbon, Switzerland
Visit the family-run Möhl fruit press in Arbon and learn more about fruit growing around Lake Constance in the distillery and juice museum.

Experience time: 2 hours

2. Abbey library – UNESCO World Heritage site, St.Gallen, Switzerland
The four-country region around Lake Constance has a lot to offer in cultural terms too. Start your day in the abbey library in St.Gallen, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1983.

Experience time: 1.5 hours

3. Rhine valley wine hiking trail, Berneck, Switzerland
You can then learn everything you need to know about vines and work in the vineyards on the Rhine valley wine hiking trail in Berneck in the region of St.Gallen.

Experience time: 4-5 hours

4. Knöpfle cooking class with Martha Bühler, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Not on the shores of Lake Constance by definitely worth the detour: the Principality of Liechtenstein. You are invited to take part in a Knöpfle cookery class with Martha Bühler. Learn from ex-skier Martha how the traditional national dish of Liechtenstein “Käsknöpfle” is prepared. (only for groups)

Experience time: 2-3 hours

5. Cultural enjoyment interactive tour for small and large groups, Feldkirch, Austria
Feldkirch, Austria, offers a fascinating cultural enjoyment interactive tour. By tasting, you get to know the culinary delicacies of the Lake Constance-Vorarlberg region. (for groups)

Experience time: 3-4 hours

6. Pfänder, Bregenz, Austria
You can also climb Bregenz's emblematic mountain, the Pfänder, on foot or in the comfort of the mountain railway and enjoy the unique panoramic view over the entire lake.

Experience time: 3 hours

7. Hops path and museum, Tettnang, Germany
It is not just fruit and wine which is grown in the region; the hops of Tettnang have also made a name for themselves beyond the region's borders.
On foot or by bike, you will learn some interesting facts about hop farming and the art of brewing along the 2.5 miles of the hops path.

Experience time: 3 hours

8. New Palace, Tettnang, Germany
With its Neuen Schloss, or new palace, the town of Tettnang also boasts cultural sights.
Four different epochs can be seen in a single castle which bears witness to the Renaissance, baroque, rococo and classical styles. Visit the palance and take an entertaining tour accompanied by ladies and gentlemen in baroque costumes. 

Experience time: 1.5 hours

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Overnight stays: 4-5 days

Travel information: The transfer between the different stages can be undertaken with your own car/coach or by public transport (rail, bus and in places boat).

Attractions

Abbey library in St.Gallen close to Lake Constance

Abbey Cathedral of St Gall, UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Abbey Cathedral of St Gall, the abbey library and the surrounding monastery buildings - in short the St. Gallen Abbey District - was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. This...

The Pfänderbahn cable car in Bregenz

With its unique views over Lake Constance, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and 240 Alpine peaks, the Pfänder (1,064m) is the most famous vantage point in the area. Whether you are exploring the Alpine...

Guided city and palace tour, Tettnang close to Lake Constance

Guided city and palace tour, Tettnang

Have you ever visited the main residence of the Counts of Montfort, who once as powerful as the Hapsburgs? Learn more about this theme during a guided tour of the town of Tettnang and the residential...

HOPFENGUT Nᵒ̄ 20 from hops to beer |the world of hops

HOPFENGUT Nᵒ̄ 20 in Tettnang combines hop production, a brewery, a museum, a shop and a restaurant on 2,000 m² of land; Here, the fourth generation of the Locher family produces the finest aroma...