UNESCO Sites: Prehistoric Pile Dwellings

Overview UNESCO Sites around Lake Constance

UNESCO Site Bleiche 2 & 3

The Neolithic (3384-3370 BC) and Bronze Age (around 1650 BC) pile-dwellings were discovered 1944 during drainage-work. The archaeological layers are extremly well preserved....

UNESCO Site Enge Alpenquai

This exclusively Late Bronze Age settlement has a large variety of organic materials. Several settlement phases occupied this site until the end of the pile dweller period.
© Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Schreckensee

The site is located on a peninsula in the Schrecksee and contains the only comprehensive stratigraphy of Upper Swabia from the Early Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age...

UNESCO Site Storen Wildsberg

A large settlement with evidence of Pfyn, late Horgen and Corded Ceramic cultures. The dig site contained imported flint and copper finds.
Dorfmodell der Fundstelle Weier I-III bei Thayngen, Schweiz | © Kantonsarchäologie Schaffhausen

UNESCO Site Weier I–III

Important site of the so-called Pfyn Culture with three settlement phases. The well-preserved finds provide information on settlement, craft, economy and nutrition.

UNESCO site Weil Pestenacker

The Neolithic settlement of Pestenacker was discovered in the course of straightening Loosbach brook in 1934. From 1988 to 1993 and 2000 to 2004 large-scale excavations were...
Fototafeln Hornstaad Hörnle © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Hornstaad Hörnle

In 1856/57 the site was discovered; after her the Hornstaader group was named. Extensive excavations have uncovered a cluster village, which was built between 3918 and 3902...
UNESCO Fundstelle Unteruhldingen-Stollenwiesen © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Unteruhldingen-Stollenwiesen

The station discovered around 1864 lies immediately before the local situation of Unteruhldingen and extends south of the Ostmole. It lies on a alluvial cone of the Seefeld...
UNESCO Fundstelle Grundwiesen © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Grundwiesen

The site is located about 250 m south of Alleshausen on the western edge of the Federseeried (Nature Reserve). In 1989 the station was discovered; 1990-1992 the station was...