Lake Constance (Bodensee) is located on the border between Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In Switzerland, Lake Constance is located in the east with the hilly Appenzellerland and Alpine regions in the background. The view of the lake is partly determined by the many white pleasure boats, and Lake Constance offers plenty of opportunities for water sports in the summer. With a maximum width of 15 kilometres and a length of 74 kilometres, there is more than enough room for this. From your holiday home in Lake Constance, take advantage of all the possibilities the region has to offer to make your holiday unforgettable.
Heidiland and Glarnerland are well-known holiday areas. In the Rhine Valley you will find Vaduz, known for its fantastic castle. For cyclists, this area is a breath of fresh air. The routes are clearly signposted. The network of lovely cycle paths offers you many opportunities to explore the landscape. Around Lake Constance, you can cycle from fishing village to fishing village, and taste the local produce and culture. Climbing high mountains, by mountain bike or on foot, is also possible. Hikers who appreciate a strenuous hike will enjoy the Alpstein area to the fullest. You can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Swiss landscape here. After an active day you will return to the homely atmosphere of your holiday home.
There is a great holiday to experience, with the children too. You can visit the Toggenburger Legendenweg, or the playgrounds of Dwarf Baartli in Braunwald. Lovers of history, art and culture can visit the town of Saint-Gallen, where you can visit a World Heritage Site monastery complex. You can also let yourself be pampered at one of the many wellness options. Enjoy your holiday, and relax in one of our holiday homes on Lake Constance. For young and old there is plenty to discover, experience and taste, a wonderful holiday for everyone.
Mainau Island, Säntis Mountain and Konstanz are some places to visit in the Lake Constance area.
Some of the must-try activities in the Lake Constance area are:
Some of the recommended dishes in Lake Constance are Fondue, Rosti (pan fried potatoes), Raclette (grilled cheese), Polenta with beef, veal, fish.
The best time to visit the Lake Constance area is between May and July or September and October.
Travellers from the UK can reach Zurich by air, rail or road.