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Kulturufer Friedrichshafen

A colourful festival with well over 200 artists from every discipline – actors, dancers, musicians, cabaret artists, acrobats and clowns. These are the town's guests for the ten days of events in...

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Waldburg pottery market

For more than 30 years, the Waldburg pottery market has been a fixture on the Upper Swabian summer events programme. Almost 70 selected pottery workshops offer visitors the chance to take a relaxed...

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Hohentwielfestival Singen

The most impressive fortification in the Hegau castle region stands on the Hohentwiel in Singen, often called “Hontes” by the locals. The town festival inaugurated in 1969 against the medieval...

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Sand sculptures at the Rorschach Festival

Rorschach with beach and sand fever: Every summer international teams of artists create extra-large sand monuments from 300 tonnes of quartz sand on a different theme every year. The transitory works...

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Liechtenstein national holiday

The national holiday opens with the official act of state and a series of speeches on the lawn next to Vaduz Castle. In the afternoon the centre of Vaduz will be full of things to see and do for...

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Konstanz Seenachtfest

The lake night festival in Konstanz has long earned its cult status. For more than 65 years, one of the largest open-air festivals around Lake Constance has been held here in August. Every summer, up...

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© Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Fire on the rocks

A spectacular fireworks show takes place every year on July 31 at the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. The event begins at around 9.45pm. With splendid colours and shapes this light spectacle inspires...

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St.Gallen Festspiele

Every year, the cloisters of the St.Gallen abbey district with the its magnificent baroque cathedral serves as the backdrop for an opera drama. Additional dance and concert highlights will be...

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Fisherman at Lake Constance

Lake Constance Fish Weeks

07. September until 04. October

During the fish weeks, the chefs of 14 restaurants at western Lake Constance serve 3-course menus at a single price. Whitefish, perch and other fish from the lake form the centrepiece of these...

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Apple weeks at Lake Constance

19. September until 11. 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...

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Lindauer Genussherbst | © © Landratsamt Lindau (Bodensee) | Foto: Frederick Sams

Autumn on Lake Constance

10. October until 24. October

When the scent of ripe apples and pumpkins fill the air around Lindau, the Lake Constance region is transformed into a land of plenty for two weeks. Lindau, Wasserburg, Nonnenhorn and Bodolz and...

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Festspielhaus Bregenz | © Kongresskultur Bregenz

Bregenz Spring Festival

14. October until 04. December

Since the 90s the dance festival "Bregenzer Frühling" has been a magnet for an international audience. Various world-famous ensembles and unique choreographies inspire a large audience every year....

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Segelregatta Internationale Bodenseewoche (c) Schwelle | © Dagmar Schwelle

International Lake Constance Week

27. May until 30. May

For four days, the historic old town harbour in Konstanz provides the perfect backdrop for one of the oldest and most important water sports events from Kiel to Genoa. In the more than 100-year-old...

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Schoggi-Food-Festival | © Maestrani's Chocolarium

Chocolate Food Festival

29. May until 30. May

Experience the world of chocolate with all of your senses at Maestrani’s 2nd annual Chocolate Food Festival. We invite you to discover the diversity and creativity of chocolate at Maestrani's...

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Cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH)

12. June until 13. June

24 hours, 9 kilometres, 2 countries, 1 flea market: with over 1,000 stands, the cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH) is the largest and most attractive flea market in southern...

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Bregenz Festival

22. July until 22. August

The famous opera festival on the world's largest floating stage is held every year during the summer. The actors and audience turn the city into a multicultural meeting point. The floating stage is...

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Lake fireworks at Uhldinger Harbor Festival (c) Photo: Achim Mende

39. Uhldinger Harbor Festival

23. July until 25. July

One of the great Lake Constance summer highlights is the Uhldinger Harbor Festival, when the waterfront promenade in Unteruhldingen becomes a popular party mile for three days. Visitors can look...

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SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

29. 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...