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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Current weather Thurgau Bodensee

today
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slightly cloudy
amount of rainfall
0.1 l/m²
hours of sunshine
4h 24min
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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

Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Napoleon Museum, Arenenberg Palace and Park

The most beautiful castle on Lake Constance with authentic interior design and romantic park grounds. You will feel like you’ve been whisked back to the time of Queen Hortense and her son, Napoleon...

Romanshorn mini-golf at Lake Constance

Romanshorn mini-golf

The Romanshorn mini-golf course is located right beside the lake between the lakeside park and the swimming pool. Compliant with international standards, the 18 obstacles on the mini-golf course...

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...

Selected events in Thurgau Bodensee

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Frauenfeld Christmas Market

14. December until 16. December

Thurgau’s capital city Frauenfeld transforms itself into a romantic Christmas village with 170 stands and stalls. Visitors and guests find themselves in the middle of this magical Christmas story...

Top event

SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

25. 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...

Winter Culinary Cruises of Schweizerische Bodensee Schifffahrt

09. November 2018 until 23. February 2019

Join us onboard for a winter’s dream cruise. We offer unique evening trips on the lake with typical Swiss culinary delights to enjoy with family, friends and colleagues.

Selected tours in Thurgau Bodensee

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
Cycling at Lake Constance

Lake Constance cycle route

4-7 days
Stand up paddling on Lake Constance

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
Lake Constance Gardens Mainau Island

Lake Constance Gardens

3 days

Selected holiday offers in Thurgau Bodensee

Christmas offers of the Bodenseehotels

Lake Constance Bike Tour to the Rhine Falls

7 nights from €579.00 per person
Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Castles & Gardens of Lake Constance with Inghams (UK)

7 nights

Garden bicycle tour at Lake Constance

6 days from €499.00 per person

Contact address

Thurgau Tourismus, Egelmoosstrasse 1, 8580 Amriswil, Switzerland