Thurgau Bodensee

Spring in Altnau at Lake Constance

Typical Thurgau

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. And with its numerous unusual hotels, the canton of Thurgau shows just how modern and innovative such a rural region can be. The canton is also home to the Müller-Thurgau white wine. It is served in cosy taverns as well as in the roughly 20 Gault-Millau restaurants in the region. Idyllic paths through orchards all lead to the same destination: a relaxed means of finding yourself.

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Must-dos in Thurgau:

  • go on a scavenger hunt in Ittingen Charterhouse
  • explore the Apple Way in Altnau
  • cycle the Most Velotour
  • go fishing on Lake Constance
  • admire the oldest utility vehicles in the Saurer Museum
  • live like Napoleon in Salenstein
  • sit in silence - meditate in Fischingen Abbey
  • watch how Öpfelringli are made
  • discover the rose town of Bischofszell
  • travel the most beautiful route in Switzerland - Grand Tour of Switzerland

The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    take a cycling trip through the blossoming fruit trees.

  • Summer tip:
    learn more about fruit on the Altnau Apple Way.

  • Autumn tip:
    visit the Möhl fruit press in Arbon.

  • Winter tip:
    take a guided tour of the Napoleon Museum in Arenenberg.

Selected attractions in Thurgau Bodensee

UNESCO Site Bleiche 2 & 3

The Neolithic (3384-3370 BC) and Bronze Age (around 1650 BC) pile-dwellings were discovered 1944 during drainage-work. The archaeological layers are extremly well preserved. The reconstruction of the...

Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Arenenberg – Chateau and Napoleonic museum

The chateau is situated at one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Lake Constance region. In 1816, Hortense de Beauharnais, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, chose to exile herself here. Visitors...

Situated on River Rhine | © Camping Wagenhausen

Camping Wagenhausen

This campsite in Switzerland’s Thurgau canton is located on the beautiful Rhine River in the heart of nature. The diverse and modern infrastructure offers guests an opportunity to enjoy the...

Selected events in Thurgau Bodensee

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SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

29. August

Between Arbon and Romanshorn, you can't hear any engine noise on the asphalt at all. A 25-mile circuit along the Swiss shore of Lake Constance following small roads and agricultural roads will be...

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Lake Constance Gardens

Long Night of the Lake Constance Gardens

04. June until 05. 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...

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Apple weeks at Lake Constance

18. September until 10. 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 in Thurgau Bodensee

Island hopping on Lake Constance

6 days
Lake Constance Gardens Mainau Island

Lake Constance - A gardener´s paradise

5 days
Stand up Paddling Surfmax Hard

The lake for active holidaymakers

8 days

Selected holiday offers in Thurgau Bodensee

Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Castles & Gardens of Lake Constance with Inghams (UK)

7 nights

Bookable experiences in Thurgau Bodensee

Wine Tasting in the Ittingen Charter house

A Special Wine Tasting

Individual: 18.00 CHF per person
Genusszeit Cooking experience

Cooking Experience "Napoleon" and "Constance Council"

Individual: 120.00 CHF per person
Genusszeit Forest fondue

Forest Fondue and Wine Tasting

Individual: 79.00 CHF per person

Contact address

Thurgau Tourismus, Friedrichshafnerstraße 55a, 8590 Romanshorn, Switzerland