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

Aquamarin Wasserburg

Located along the shore of Lake of Constance, the heated swimming pools (28 °C) offer spectacular views over the lake and the surrounding mountains. The kids enjoy the pool with its 15-meter slide....

Constance-Friedrichshafen catamaran

Time to go overseas – Konstanz to Friedrichshafen in 52 minutes The catamaran with on-board bistro departs hourly, directly from Friedrichshafen and Konstanz, carrying passengers across Lake...

Luftbild von Langenargen am Bodensee

Harbour tour on the Seelöwe

Depart from the habour Langenargen to the yacht marina in Langenargen or to Ultramarin, the marina in Kressbronn. These harbours have water and land moorings, cranes, floating docks, shipyards, sail...

Selected events on the German shores of Lake Constance

Bodensee Weinpröble | © Stadtwerke Konstanz GmbH

Lake Constance Wein Tasting at the Überlinger See

05. June until 18. September

This is a boat trip for true wine connoisseurs. During the 3.5 hr round-trip, passengers will taste various Lake Constance wines from the Hagnau Winegrowers' Association. The trip is musically framed...

Vines at Lake Constance

International Müller-Thurgau Prize

07. July

Each year hundreds of wines from the Müller-Thurgau grape variety are evaluated by experienced wine experts in a blind tasting. The winners are ceremonially honoured in the Hall of Mirrors of the...

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Lake Constance Gardens

Long Night of the Lake Constance Gardens

05. June until 06. September

In June and September 2020 the 'Long night of the Lake Constance Gardens' will take place. Many Lake Constance gardens will open their gates and allow enthusiasts to take part in a special garden...

Selected tours on the German shores of Lake Constance

Hops Loop | © Tourist Information Tettnang

Hops Loop - from Tettnang to Lake Constance

3:00 h
Abbey Cathedral of St Gall, UNESCO World Heritage Site close to Lake Constance

Treasures of the Past at Lake Constance

5 days
© Oberschwaben Tourismus

Historic Castle and Palace tour

5 days

Selected holiday offers on the German shores of Lake Constance

SEEhotel am Bodensee | © SEEhotel am Bodensee

VERY Relaxed in SEEhotel Friedrichshafen

3 nights from 468.00 € per person

Season opener: spring fever

5 nights from 255.00 € per person

Wintertime at the Krone

2 nights from 194.00 € per person

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GenussWerkstatt Michael Bode

CHEESE meets WINE

Individual: 38.00 € per person
Cheese fondue in the GenussWerkstatt

Original Swiss Cheese Fondue and Wine Tasting

Individual: 49.00 € per person
Wine tasting in the GenussWerkstatt

Winemaker’s Feast Table

Individual: 79.00 € per person

Contact address

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