Lake Constance Germany

lake constance germanyLake Constance Germany is characterised by a variety of cultural and landscape aspects. From the German side you can enjoy wonderful views towards the Alps. Both the German region Baden Würtemberg and Bavaria have access to Lake Constance..

The regions Untersee and Hegau with Konstanz, Gailingen and Radolfzell are framed by charming mountain ridges in the northwest of the lake. Visitors will find everything that makes Lake Constance so attractive in the narrowest of spaces in the Untersee region.

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There are natural shores, idyllic islands beautiful bays, charming mountain ridges, of course a multitude of historic buildings  and medieval cities such as Lindau.

With Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance Germany also has an international airport from where I plan my sightseeing flights. The popular Zeppelin Museum is also located here.

Unteruhldingen Lake Constance

Unteruhldingen Lake Constance is another place to visit. In the reconstructed pile dwellings, the history of the early farmers and traders in the foothills of the Alps is shown in six villages built directly on Lake Constance. With 23 reconstructed houses, the museum, founded in 1922, is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe. On […]

Salem casle – one of the most important cultural monuments in Germany.

Salem casle was founded in 1134 and is one of the most important cultural monuments on German territory. Its centre has always been the Gothic cathedral. As part of a visit to the Bodensee Germany, the castle is a great place to visit. After the Middle Ages, Salem experienced a second period of prosperity in […]

Zeppelin museum and Friedrichshafen – fun and adventure

Zeppelin museum is only one of the city’s attractions. Friedrichshafen has some more attractions to offer. Especially for aviation fans, the city is a great place. With the Dornier museum and the Zeppelin museum as well as a really great regional airport, there are some places to visit. Both museums offer insights into the beginnings […]

Reichenau island – largest island at lake constance

Reichenau island is located at Lake Constance between Radolfzell and Constance. The 4.3 km² large island belongs to the southern Baden municipality of Reichenau in the district of Constance, which comprises island and mainland areas (5100 inhabitants). The island of Reichenau is just two kilometres away from the northern shore of Lake Constance’s Untersee. The 4.5 […]

Meersburg Germany – full of history

Meersburg Germany can be easily combined with a trip to the Affenberg Salem or Überlingen. The city owes its baroque silhouette to the Prince Bishops of Constance. They built magnificent palace complexes. Around these representative buildings are the small alleys, the beautiful squares and the magnificent panoramic terraces of Meersburg. In summer, cozy cafés and […]

Mainau Lake constance – the flower island

Mainau Lake Constance, also called the flower island, is a small paradise. It is very beautiful in spring, when the flowers bloom and you can walk through the gardens in sunshine. The island has a lot to offer. The castle, nature trails, children’s playground, numerous restaurants and the large butterfly house are just some of […]

Lindau Germany – medieval city flair

Lindau Germany invites you to discove its numerous, beautiful, historic buildings, the excellently preserved medieval old town on the island, and the famous harbour entrance. A walk at the harbour with the mountains in the background is great. The island town of Lindau Germany at Bodensee-Germany is connected to the districts on the mainland, by […]

Freiburg – capital of the black forest

Freiburg, not to be confused with the Swiss Freibourg, lies west of Friedrichshafen and can be reached by car in about 2-3 hours. The capital of the Black Forest has a lot to offer – whether you’re taking a stroll through the historic old town, getting excited about the city’s culture and history, staying in […]

Constance Germany – the biggest city at the lake

Constance Germany the largest city on Lake Constance is unusually interesting simply because of its special geographical location at the outflow of the Rhine from Lake Constance and the border to Switzerland close to the city centre. However, Constance has become a tourist attraction above all because of its very well preserved old town with […]

Basilica Birnau – the most beautiful church at Bodensee Germany

Basilica Birnau with its unique place above the lake was built in the years 1746 to 1750. It was built by the Voralberg master builder Peter Thumb. The picturesque view from the church to the headland of the ship dock in Unteruhldingen, the Mainau and the lake make the church Birnau one of the most […]

Affenberg Salem – a great family adventure

Affenberg Salem is a great attraction at the Bodensee. You walk through a 20 hectare forest where about 200 monkeys move freely. They may be fed with specially prepared popcorn. There is also a fallow deer enclosure and a pond with ducks and giant carp which can also be fed. Of course there is also […]