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 ]

The old city of Cologne

The old city of Cologne

  Have you decided to visit Germany yet? Maybe the old city of Cologne is a good option for you. The city is full of historical treasures, museums, and cathedrals. It is the largest city in North Rhine Westphalia region and the fourth city in Germany. Every tourist feel at home in Cologne because life in this town is simple and yet dynamic. The city has seven bridges on the Rhine and ten motorways. A bit of history We find the city roots long time ago, when it was occupied by the R... [ 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 ]

Top 3 German Cities

Top 3 German Cities

Germany is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe due to its historical and cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, mountain and lake regions and the beautiful cities. The remarkably well preserved old towns cannot be compared to what you may see in any other country. You can find churches and other buildings from as far back as the 10th century and modern buildings are not less worthy to see. German cities have large and beautiful parks, life is much more relaxed there and peop... [ read more ]