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

View from outside | © Photo: Hari Pulko, www.pulko.de | www.lindau.de

Inselhalle Lindau

Its location right next to Lake Constance is what makes the Inselhalle so special. Whether during a coffee break looking out over the water in the Seefoyer, or a relaxed get-together in the spacious,...

Garden tour in Überlingen

There is good reason Überlingen is called the “Garden City.” Strung together like a string of pearls through the old city, Überlingen’s parks and gardens are unrivalled on Lake...

Langenargen lido

This family-friendly lido is beautifully situated, with a panoramic view of the Swiss Alps. Both the Olympic-sized swimming pool and the recreational pool with a water slide and bubble jets are...

Selected events on the German shores of Lake Constance

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...

A Castle Christmas in Tettnang

A Castle Christmas in Tettnang

27. November until 06. December

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

Winzerfest Meersburg | © Martin Maier Photography BFF

Meersburg Winemakers Festival

On the first weekend in July, lower Meersburg is transformed into a festival wine mile. Organised by various Meersburg community associations, the Wine Growers' Festival is all about … you guess it...

Selected tours on the German shores of Lake Constance

A road trip through four countries

4-7 days

Island hopping on Lake Constance

6 days
Lake Constance Gardens Mainau Island

Lake Constance - A gardener´s paradise

5 days

Selected holiday offers on the German shores of Lake Constance

Wirthshof Markdorf: Let your heart go boom

2 nights from 219.00 € per person

Season opener: spring fever

5 nights from 255.00 € per person

Around Lake Constance by bike and boat

7 nights from 520.00 € per person

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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
Wine tasting in the GenussWerkstatt

Lake Constance Winery Tour

Contact address

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