The Lake Constance and its surroundings

The Lake Constance and its surroundings

The beautiful Lake Constance and its surroundings make one of the top tourist destinations of Germany. The wonderful and huge lake lies in the area where Germany borders Switzerland and Austria. One of Europe’s largest lakes, Bodensee (Lake Constance) is a paradise for tourists, especially for nature-lovers. One of its top highlights is the wonderful Mainau Island known as the Flower Island for its breathtaking gardens and plants. Besides, there are other attractions in the surrounding regi... [ read more ]

Visit the beautiful Mainau Island

Visit the beautiful Mainau Island

A very popular tourist destination in Germany is the breathtaking Lake Constance (Bodensee). Located in the southern part of the country, the lake actually lies on the territory of three countries: Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Mainau Island is one of the highlights of the region. The beautiful island is famous for its gardens and parks. It is a popular destination for tourists, attracting dozens of visitors yearly. Besides the gardens and parks of the island, Mainau has other attracti... [ read more ]

Islands in Lake Constance

Islands in Lake Constance

The fresh water Lake of Constance(Bodensee in German) is situated on the Rhine, near the Alps at 395 meters altitude. It has three bodies of water and a couple of islands. The major islands in Lake Constance are Mainau, Reichenau and Lindau. Mainau or the Flower Island This island is also called “FlowerIsland” because the island has plenty of flowers. Due to the warm climate, in the 19th century, a botanical garden was established here by Prince Nikolaus. An arboretum, an Italian rose ga... [ read more ]

The Lake Constance cycling tour

The Lake Constance cycling tour

The Lake Constance cycle tour is the most famous cycle tour in Europe. The tour is popular because it goes around the lake through three different countries (Germany, Switzerlan and Austria) and through four lake islands (Reichenau, Mainau, Lindau and Werd). The tour offers a magnificent view of the lake and the Alps. It includes the beautiful towns of Constance, Stein, Meersburg and Lindau, but there are lots of other places and attractions to discover along the route. The Lake Constance cycl... [ read more ]

Around Lake Constance

Around Lake Constance

The beautiful Lake Constance surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Alps is a perfect tonic if you are looking for an escape in the middle of nature. The lake offers a good choice of relaxation but the opportunity to practice water and ground sports as well. For instance, cycling around Lake Constance is an excellent way to enjoy the surroundings. You can choose from a variety of beautiful routes and cycling here is easy since there are so many cycle-tracks around the lake. If you are less... [ read more ]

A short break at Lake Constance

A short break at Lake Constance

Have you ever dreamed about a relaxing escape in Germany? You should know that the North Sea is not the only option when it comes to beautiful and welcoming destinations. An interesting suggestion would be a short break at Lake Constance. The location of this lake is extremely beautiful, near the Alps, at the border of three countries: Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Two thirds of the shorelines are in Germany. Situated at the altitude of 395m above the sea level and offering a great view ... [ read more ]