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Winter Magic on Mainau Island

Winter Magic on Mainau Island

21. October 2019 until 19. March 2020

Enjoy the wintry landscape of the island of Mainau on a leisurely stroll through the sleeping gardens. After exploring the island, two warm places invite you to linger: the Butterfly House and the...

Theme Ships of the Swiss Lake Constance Passenger Cruises

Theme Ships of the Swiss Lake Constance Passenger Cruises

08. November 2019 until 22. February 2020

Unique evening lake cruises with culinary delights. This is a floating fantasy of a wintry kind.

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Constance Christmas Market on the Lake

Christmas markets at Lake Constance

15. November until 24. December

Christmas holiday activities in four different countries – Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein – can only be found in one place: Lake Constance. The advents...

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg | © Magdalena Türtscher

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg

15. November until 24. December

Vorarlberg has a large varitety of Christmas markets where culinary delights and craftsmanship await visitors in Bregenz, Dornbirn and Feldkirch.

Lindau Harbor Christmas | © Kulturamt Lindau, Wolfgang Schneider

Lindau Harbor Christmas

21. November until 15. December

Lindau Island is decked out for a festive Christmas: stroll along the harbor promenade past holiday market stalls. The entire old town is richly decorated and invites you to experience the holidays...

Radolfzell Advent

Radolfzell Advent

21. November until 21. December

The Radolfzell Chocolate Market is a chocolately celebration. The Christmas Market boasts over 80 stalls and a fine selection of local handcrafts. The Radolfzell Advent village also attracts visitors...

Advent Cruises on Lake Constance Passenger Ships

23. November until 15. December

Enjoy a festive, two-hour cruise accompanied by holiday music, Santa Claus, and a cup of coffee and cake.

Austria Christmas Ship | © Photo: Curt Huber

Christmas Cruises of the Vorarlberg-Lines

28. November until 15. December

Enjoy several Christmas markets in two countries in one day. The Christmas ship MS Austria cruises Thursday - Sunday several times daily between Bregenz and Lindau from Nov 28 through Dec 15.

St. Gallen – The City of Stars

St. Gallen – The City of Stars

28. November until 22. December

The St.Gallen Stellar City is unique in Switzerland and celebrates its 10th anniversary. 700 stars illuminate the city center and immerse the old town in a mystical ambiance.

Catamaran to Christmas Markets

Catamaran to Christmas Markets

28. November 2019 until 06. January 2020

From harbor to harbor: The catamaran commutes every hour between Friedrichshafen and Constance and "flies" passengers directly and comfortably to the Christmas market shopping on both sides of the...

Constance Christmas Market on the Lake | © MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Constance Christmas Market on the Lake

28. November until 22. December

The Christmas ship with its 360° panoramic bar, a two-storey Christmas tavern, the breathtaking lake and alpine panorama characterize the Contance Christmas Market, a place to enjoy and shop for the...

A Castle Christmas in Tettnang

A Castle Christmas in Tettnang

29. November until 08. December

Festive holiday mood in the castle. The royal Montfort castle enchants visitors with treats, local craftsmanship and angelic voices on high.

Ravensburg Christmas Market

Ravensburg Christmas Market

29. November until 22. December

2 Markets – One great Experience! The traditional „Christkindlesmarkt“ and the Reischmann Christmas Market invite you to stroll, enjoy and shop in a special atmosphere.

Lake Constance Christmas in Friedrichshafen

Lake Constance Christmas in Friedrichshafen

29. November until 22. December

Holiday magic spreads throughout the cozy Christmas village next to the Zeppelin Museum, inviting you to stroll, enjoy and shop along the lakeside promenade with its spectacular alpine pamorama. The...

Advent & New Year's Eve on the Art Deco MS Austria

03. December until 31. December

The MS Austria was put into service in 1928 and ushered in an era of motor ships on Lake Constance. This historic ship was recently reburbished with great care. Celebrate Advent and New Year's Eve in...

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

„Fairytale City“ Stein am Rhein

04. December until 31. December

Follow the fairytale trail with lovingly decorated shop windows that lead through Stein am Rhein. Diverse food and drink stalls invite you to linger in the medieval town. The unique ambience on the...

Christmas Market and Skating Rink Überlingen

Christmas Market and Skating Rink Überlingen

12. December until 22. December

In the heart of the old town, craftsmen and traders from Überlingen and the Lake Constance region present their lovingly designed creations at festively decorated stands. A visit to the Christmas...

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu nature adventure park

13. December until 15. December

Welcome to a wintry atmosphere at 1,000 meters, a Christmas market at the edge of the forest, festive lighting, fragrant treats, activities and a magnificent view of the Allgäu mountains All ages...

The Princely Christmas Market in Vaduz

The Princely Christmas Market in Vaduz

14. December until 15. December

Enchanting Christmas amidst a wintry mountainous wonderland. Enjoy unique views of the Liechtenstein Princely castle from the heart of Vaduz old town.

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Hänselejuck in Überlingen at Lake Constance

Carnival on Lake Constance

20. February until 26. February

When winter is drawing to a close in the four-country region around Lake Constance, the carnival is a very special highlight. Witches and jesters move through the alleys, creating a unique carnival...