Rafting in the Ravensburger Spieleland close to Lake Constance

Family Highlights at Lake Constance

Upper Swabia and Allgäu is the ideal destination for a rich and various holiday with the entire family. Numerous attractions between Danube and Lake Constance promise an exciting time for young and old alike. The tour begins with the Sealife Centre at the harbour of Konstanz and continues with the reptile house Uhldingen, where you can learn more about various reptiles. Next stop is the Affenberg, Germany’s biggest open-air monkey enclosure. As the birthplace of the famous Ravensburger jigsaws and games, the city of Ravensburg and the nearby leisure park of the same name offer a host of possibilities for playing, having fun and simply enjoying being together. Before you head to Austria for more exciting attractions, visit the skywalk at Scheidegg for an impressive walk 40 meters above the forest ground. In Dornbirn, the unique museum concept of Inatura offers visitors interactive means of exploring fascinating themes while making research, natural science and technology “understandable”. Visit the Abenteurland Walter Zoo near St.Gallen. In Flawil near St.Gallen the entire family is treated to a little happiness at Maestrani’s chocolate factory in Switzerland. The tour ends with a visit at the Smilestones minature world, next to the Rhine Falls.

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Your Lake Constance experience for 6-7 days

1. SEA LIFE Constance | Germany
Experience the fascinating of fresh and salt water fishes in all sizes and shapes first hand and walk through an eightmeter-long acryle tunnel representing the Red Sea biosphere. Enjoy breathtaking encounter with the magnificent inhabitants up close.  

Experience time: 1-2 hours 

2. Reptilienhaus Uhldingen-Mühlhofen | Germany
In the Vivarium in Uhldingen you can discover a wide variety of species, from the largest snakes, through the largest monitor lizards and to the smallest constrictors. Since 2014 you can also see “the rarest and most beautiful reptiles of Baden-Württemberg”. 

Experience time: 1 hour 

3. Affenberg Salem | Germany
For 40 years, Salem on Lake Constance has been home to Germany’s biggest and most attractive open-air monkey enclosure. More than 200 playful Barbary macaques roam free in a 20 ha stretch of woodland. The special park concept offers these animals to enjoy a life in a near-natural environment. 

Experience time: 2 hours 

4. Ravensburger Spieleland, Meckenbeuern | Germany 
In the leisure park between Ravensburg and Lake Constance, the entire family can enjoy unforgettable moments: Take off with the collective memory®, take an adventure trip with Captain Bluebear and fly through the air with the mouse on the family free-fall tower (overnight stay available). 

Experience time: 4-8 hours 

5. The skywalk allgäu takes visitors high up in the air | Germany 
Discover nature from a new perspective – 40 metres above the forest floor. On the barrier-free circuit stretching some 540 metres between the tree tops, you enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the world with stunning views over the Alps and the region around Lake Constance.

Experience time: 3-4 hours 

6. inatura- Dornbirn nature show experience | Austria
Nature, humans and technology. Dornbirn’s “inatura” is a singular museum. “Please touch”. The inatura exhibition explores themes relating to nature, humans and technology. The museum includes interactive games and video projections as well as living animals and animal specimens that you can touch.

Experience time: 1.5 hours 

7. Abenteuerland Walter Zoo near St.Gallen | Switzerland 
About 120 different species of animal, children’s play facilities, a petting zoo and many other adventures experiences await you at the Abentuerland Walter Zoo in Switzerland. It is a highlight for every family tour.

Experience time: 3 hours 

8. Maestrani`s Chocolarium | Switzerland 
hocolate makes you happy. But how does happiness get into chocolate? Discover Maestrani’s Chocolarium and solve the secret of how happiness gets into chocolate. Enjoy a sweet journey through the fantastic world of discovery. Maestrani’s Chocolarium – the chocolate factory of happiness – awaits you. 

Experience time: 1.5 hours 

9. Smilestone Miniatur World | Switzerland 
Discover Eastern Switzerland in just one hour – from the Säntis Mountain to the Rhine Falls and the Alps. It’s possible! You can see it all in Switzerland’s largest miniature park at the Smilestones Miniature World.

Experience time: 1.5 hours 


overnight stays: 5-6 nights

getting arround: The transfer between the different stages can be undertaken with your own car / coach or by public transport (rail, bus).

Contact address

Internationale Bodensee Tourismus GmbH
Hafenstraße 6
78462 Constance

Tel.: 0049 7531 9094 30
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SEA LIFE Constance

Dive deep into the underwater world and experience the breath-taking world of the oceans! SEA LIFE Constance takes you on a fascinating journey in the underwater world! Walk through the glass tunnel...

Affenberg Salem

Affenberg Salem is Germany's most beautiful monkey forest. Almost 200 Barbary Macaques roam freely on a 20 hectare wooded area. As a highlight you can feed the monkeys yourself with special, free...

Rafting in the Ravensburger Spieleland close to Lake Constance

Ravensburger Spieleland

In the leisure park by Lake Constance, the entire family can enjoy unforgettable moments together: plunge into the depths of the Alpine Rafting, whiz up to the lofty heights of the “Here comes the...

skywalk allgäu nature adventure park

Wow and aha moments in the forest. A state-of-the-art treetop walkway affording spectacular views of the Allgäu Alps and Lake Constance awaits you. The park also provides numerous opportunities to...

inatura - Children in the Dornbirn nature show experience at Lake Constance

inatura - Dornbirn nature show experience

Dornbirn’s “inatura” is a singular museum. “Please touch”. The inatura exhibition explores themes relating to nature, humans and technology. The museum includes interactive games and video...

Maestrani's Chocolarium

Chocolate makes people happy, but how does this happiness get into the chocolate? An interactive tour takes you on this sweet journey. Dive into a chocolatey world of happiness and uncover the sweet...

Vivarium Uhldingen-Mühlhofen

Uhldingen vivarium

Unique species of reptiles from the dessert and rain forest have a safe, new home on Lake Constance after being confiscated by customs officials worldwide ... like Henry, the giant green poisonous...

Walter Zoo, Gossau SG

Experience the diversity of more than 130 animal species. Immerse yourself in the world of the jungle and savannah, watch the lions at one of the most modern facilities in Europe and admire the...