Winter magic on Lake Constance
As nature begins to hibernate for the winter, Lake Constance enchants visitors with its unique landscape and avery special atmosphere. Numerous Christmas markets and festive Lake Constance cruises get visitors and locals in a festive mood with fresh gingerbread and steaming mulled wine. With the mountains almost close enough to touch, the region around Lake Constance is naturally also the perfect destination for skiers, snowboarders and ski-tourers at this time of year, serving as an ideal starting point for the numerous well-prepared ski runs, cross-country skiing trails, fun parks and ski routes. Anyone who wants to enjoy a little peace and quiet after a winter hike or a day's skiing or who simply wants to get away from the Christmas rush need look no further than one of the numerous thermal baths to be able to unwind in the healing waters – a perfect way to relax, while away the days and enjoy the views over the lake.
Four countries, one lake: a couple of winter tips for travellers and holidaymakers who want to discover an entirely different side to the third-largest lake in Europe: