UNESCO World Heritage

Culture around Lake Constance

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: UNESCO accreditation recognises only the world’s most significant cultural locations – and the Lake Constance region has an abundance of them. They include the monastic island of Reichenauprehistoric pile dwellings in Austria, Switzerland and in Germany and the Convent of St Gall in Switzerland.

Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Lake Constance is home to many cultural highlights including three UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the island of Reichenau and the Convent of St. Gall are perceived as the cradles of European civilisation. In 2011 the Stone Age pile dwellings around the Alps were added. Many of the sites are located at Lake Constance and in Upper Swabia.

UNESCO Site Federsee in Upper Swabia

 Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

at Lake Constance
Stiftsbibliothek St.Gallen | © St.Gallen-Bodensee Tourismus

Abbey of St Gall

at St.Gallen-Bodensee
Island of Reichenau Lake Constance Garden

Monastic Island of Reichenau

at Western Lake Constance

All you need to know about the UNESCO World Heritage around Lake Constance

Abbey Cathedral of St Gall, UNESCO World Heritage Site close to Lake Constance

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in the four-country region around Lake Constance
Library room in the Wiblingen monastery | © Oberschwäbische Barockstraße

UNESCO brochure

A journey to the historical treasures of Lake Constance
Konstanz: historical district Niederburg | © MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

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