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

+++ 2022 cancelled +++ 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...

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Segelregatta Internationale Bodenseewoche (c) Schwelle | © Dagmar Schwelle

International Lake Constance Week

09. June until 12. June

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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St.Gallen Festspiele

24. June until 08. July

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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Vines at Lake Constance

Wine and autumn festivals around Lake Constance

03. July until 30. October

Every year during late summer and autumn, numerous wine festivals are held in all four countries around Lake Constance. You can taste the different wines of the region accompanied by local...

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Bregenz Festival

20. July until 21. 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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Hohentwielfestival Singen

21. July until 23. July

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

Uhldinger Harbor Festival

22. July until 24. 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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Kulturufer Friedrichshafen

29. July until 07. August

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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© Schaffhauserland Tourismus / Bruno Sternegg

Fire on the rocks

31. July

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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Sand sculptures at the Rorschach Festival

13. August until 20. August

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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Konstanz Seenachtfest

13. August

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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Liechtenstein national holiday

15. August

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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SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

28. 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...

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Fisherman at Lake Constance

Lake Constance Fish Weeks

12. September until 09. 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

17. September until 09. 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

08. October until 29. 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...