Thurgau Bodensee

Spring in Altnau at Lake Constance

Typical Thurgau

Endless views over the water and the mountains within your reach: the rolling hills of Thurgau unfold on the southern shore of Lake Constance. Families love the camp-sites by the water's edge. Holidaymakers in search of culture can enjoy a journey of discovery off the beaten track. And with its numerous unusual hotels, the canton of Thurgau shows just how modern and innovative such a rural region can be. The canton is also home to the Müller-Thurgau white wine. It is served in cosy taverns as well as in the roughly 20 Gault-Millau restaurants in the region. Idyllic paths through orchards all lead to the same destination: a relaxed means of finding yourself.

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Must-dos in Thurgau:

  • go on a scavenger hunt in Ittingen Charterhouse
  • explore the Apply Way in Altnau
  • cycle the Most Velotour
  • go fishing on Lake Constance
  • admire the oldest utility vehicles in the Saurer Museum
  • live like Napoleon in Salenstein
  • sit in silence - meditate in Fischingen Abbey
  • watch how Öpfelringli are made
  • discover the rose town of Bischofszell
  • travel the most beautiful route in Switzerland - Grand Tour of Switzerland

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The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    take a cycling trip through the blossoming fruit trees.

  • Summer tip:
    learn more about fruit on the Altnau Apple Way.

  • Autumn tip:
    visit the Möhl fruit press in Arbon.

  • Winter tip:
    take a guided tour of the Napoleon Museum in Arenenberg.

Selected experiences in Thurgau Bodensee

Arbon swimming pool at Lake Constance

Arbon swimming pool

On the very lake shore and conveniently accessible from the harbour via the piers, a modern and spacious bathing complex awaits visitors with more than 250 m of lake access, rafts and buoys. The...

SEE BAD Romanshorn at Lake Constance

SEE BAD Romanshorn

Treat yourself to a refreshing dip in the magnificently situated SEE BAD Romanshorn. The SEE BAD is located on the international cycle path around Lake Constance and is also easily accessible on...

Arbon lido in summer at Lake Constance

Arbon lido

The venerable, renovated lido is situated in an idyllic position between the camp-site and the ido restaurant. A sunbathing lawn more than 300 m long right beside the lake in a park-like area...

Selected events in Thurgau Bodensee

Christmas market Frauenfeld

15. December until 17. December

On the third weekend of Advent, the Christmas market of Frauenfeld transforms the smart capital of the Canton of Thurgau into a romantic Christmas town. More than 150 stalls offer a variety of...

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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...

Harbour Advent in Romanshorn

25. November until 23. December

On 25 November, when the lights on the 10-metre-high Christmas tree are switched on with a gun salute, everything will be ready for the second edition of the Harbour Advent. Visitors can enjoy a...

Selected tours in Thurgau Bodensee

Cycling at Lake Constance

Lake Constance cycle route

Lake Constance Gardens Mainau Island

Lake Constance Gardens

3 days
Stand up paddling on Lake Constance

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days

Contact

Thurgau Tourismus, Egelmoosstrasse 1, 8580 Amriswil, Switzerland