A road trip through four countries

The journey of discovery leads through four countries: Germany, Austria, the Principality of Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

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1. The German Shore, Germany
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.

Selected campsites

  • Camping Wirtshof, Markdorf
  • Campinghof Salem, Salem
  • Gitzenweiler Hof, Lindau

Selected experiences

  • Salem Monastery and Palace, Salem
  • Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen, Uhldingen-Mühlhofen
  • Old Castle, Meersburg
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2. Upper Swabia and Allgäu, Germany
By cross-linking tourist offers, the southern reaches of Upper Swabia and Allgäu are the ideal destination for motorhomes. Combined with excellent campsite, the extensive network of motorhome parkings, often close to towns, thermal baths or family-friendly attractions, is the ideal starting point.

Selected campsites

  • Camping von Steinhausen, Steinhausen
  • Campingplatz Moorbad, Leutkirch
  • Waldbad Camping, Isny

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3. Bodensee-Vorarlberg, Austria
With the cities of Bregenz, Dornbirn, Hohenems and Feldkirch, the Lake Constance-Vorarlberg region is renowned for its cultural festivals. There is so much to admire: numerous surprisingly modern buildings, attractive museums and exhibitions and fascinating views from the easily-accessible peaks. Bon vivants enjoy the much-appreciated and distinctly regional cuisine.

Selected campsites

  • Seecamping, Bregenz
  • Alpencamping, Nenzing
  • Waldcamping, Feldkirch

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4. Principality of Liechtenstein
Sitting at the heart of Europe between Switzerland and Austria, the Principality of Liechtenstein is only half an hour from Lake Constance by car; The principality is an appealing destination with a wide variety of activities in a small space. Visit the hereditary monarchy and let this little country grow on you. You will be surprised.

Selected campsites

  • Camping Mittagspitze, Triesen

Selected experiences

  • Vaduz and its museums, Vaduz
  • Ruggeller-Riet conservation area, Ruggell
  • Malbun ski and local recreation area, Malbun
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5. Thurgau, Switzerland
Endless views over the water and the mountains within your reach: the rolling hills of Thurgau unfold on the southern shore of Lake Constance. Families love the camp-sites by the water's edge. Holidaymakers in search of culture can enjoy a journey of discovery off the beaten track.

Selected campsites

  • Campingplatz Seehorn, Egnach
  • Camping Wagenhausen, Wagenhausen
  • Wohnmobil- und Wohnwagenstellplatz, Steckborn

Selected experiences

  • Mostereimuseum Möhl, Arbon
  • Ittingen Charterhouse, Ittingen
  • Napoleon Museum, Arenenberg Palace and Park, Ittingen
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Tip: The ferry takes you from Romanshorn back to Friedrichshafen, where the tour started.

Campsites: An overview of the campsites can be found here »

Attractions

vorarlberg museum at Lake Constance

vorarlberg museum

A series of permanent and special exhibitions await you on the vorarlberg museum’s three floors. You can also visit the temporary exhibitions in the museum’s foyer, which is more than 20 meters...

Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen

Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen

Welcome to the pile dwellings in Unteruhldingen, one of Europe’s largest and oldest open-air archaeological museums. The 23 reconstructions of pile dwellings from the Bronze and Stone Ages have...

Old Castle in Meersburg at Lake Constance

Old Castle in Meersburg

Cross the heavy drawbridge and walk through the wooden doors to enter the Middle Ages. Allegedly Germany’s oldest and continuously (inhabited) castle, the original fortress in Meersburg traces its...

Salem Monastery and Palace at Lake Constance

Salem Monastery and Palace

The former Cistercian abbey and present-day Salem Palace is located in the midst of extensive parks and gardens. It came into the possession of the margraves of Baden in 1802 and has belonged to the...

Bergbahnen Malbun (mountain railways and cableways) close to Lake Constance

Bergbahnen Malbun AG cable cars

With the 4-seater Malbun-Sareis chair- lift, you reach an altitude of 2,000 m in a matter of minutes. From here, enjoy a magnificent panorama of the Swiss and Austrian Alps. The popular Sareis...

The Pfänderbahn cable car in Bregenz

With its unique 1,064 m view over Lake Constance, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and 240 alpine peaks, the Pfänder is the most famous viewpoint in the region. Whether you are explo- ring the Alpine...

“Ravensburg city history” guided tour

Ravensburg is one of the attractive, particularly well-maintained historic cities of southern Germany. As an imperial city and headquarters of the Ravensburg trading company, Ravensburg as the...

Cathusian Monastery close to Lake Constance

Carthusian Monastery Ittingen

Kartause Ittingen is not only an atmospheric location; it is also one of the region’s cultural highlights. The former monastery houses two museums featuring regional artists, world-class exhibits,...