The German shore of Lake Constance

from Lindau to Stockach
Hagnau at Lake Constance

Genuine Lake Constance

On the German shore of Lake Constance, there is so much to experience all year round! Winding alleys in picturesque old towns, unique views over the Alpine panorama, the broad expanses of Lake Constance set against the snow-covered peaks, even in summer, and a diverse cultural landscape. The sun shines for more than 2,000 hours a year, but Lake Constance exudes its inimitable charm in any weather. In spring an autumn, the mild climate is perfect for slipping on your walking boots and exploring nature. And if by chance it should rain or snow: why not visit one of our innumerable museums or treat yourself to a break in one of the region's thermal baths? Relax, enjoy and let your spirit roam free.

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Must-dos on the German shore of Lake Constance:

  • cycle  along the shore of Lake Constance from Lindau to Bodman
  • let your gaze drift over the expanse of the lake and the mountain backdrop from one of the numerous viewpoints, a café on the boardwalk or a boat
  • cycle or hike through the apple orchards to admire the fruit blossom
  • discover the picturesque old towns on foot
  • visit the wine villages/wine festivals/inns and enjoy a sip of one of the local wines
  • visit the Zeppelin hangar and museum and float high above the lake in a Zeppelin
  • experience the castle concerts in Meersburg and the Salem “Open Air” festival
  • enjoy the cultural hub of Friedrichshafen
  • discover Meersburg Castle and Salem Palace
  • follow the tracks of the Stone Age and Bronze Age at the Unteruhldingen Lake Dwelling Museum

The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    watch as spring awakens while enjoying asparagus and a glass of white wine from the winery around the corner?

  • Summer tip:
    cycle along the Lake Constance cycle path or take to the water in a canoe, kayak, pedal boat or SUP board.

  • Autumn tip:
    hike through the colourful vineyards on one of the numerous premium hiking trails and stop off in a cosy (mountain) inn.

  • Winter tip:
    visit the Zeppelin, Dornier or Tractor Museum or relax in one of the thermal baths.

Selected experiences on the German shores of Lake Constance

Langenargen Museum at Lake Constance

Langenargen Museum

Former President Erwin Teufel described the Langenargen Museum as “A gem among the museums in the Lake Constance area”. The main attraction is one of the largest collections of works by Hans...

Guided tour of the Zeppelin town Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen stands for pioneering spirit and lively culture. The town's history ranges from dazzling moments to hidden secrets that are wrapped up in authentic stories by our tour guides. Along...

Guided city tour in Meersburg at Lake Constance

Guided tour of Meersburg

Enjoy a guide tour through the historic old town with all its romantic alleys and corners. You will gain an insight into the history of the town, including a visit to the palace church.

Selected events on the German shores of Lake Constance

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...

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

39. Uhldinger Harbor Festival

19. July until 21. 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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Apple weeks at Lake Constance

21. September until 13. 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...

Selected tours on the German shores of Lake Constance

Connoisseur Tour along the Swabian See | © Schwäbischer Bodensee

Connoisseur Tour along the Swabian See

2:15 h
Baroque church close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Eastern Route

1 day
High Above Tour - Illmensee | © Bodensee-Linzgau Tourismus e. V.

High Above Tour

3:40 h

Selected holiday offers on the German shores of Lake Constance

Premium Lake Shore hiking trail at Lake Constance

Premium Lake Shore hiking trail from Constance to Überlingen

4 nights from 419.00 € per person

Summer Vacation: Half board at hotel Krone

7 nights from 693.00 € per person

Lake Constance Bike Tour to the Rhine Falls

7 nights from 529.00 € per person

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Cheese fondue in the GenussWerkstatt

Original Swiss Cheese Fondue and Wine Tasting

Individual: 49.00 € per person
GenussWerkstatt Michael Bode

CHEESE meets WINE

Individual: 38.00 € per person
Salem Castle

Salem Wine Stories

Individual: 13.50 € per person

Contact address

Deutsche Bodensee Tourismus GmbH, Karlstraße 13, 88045 Friedrichshafen, Germany