Holiday in a hotel near Lake Constance
A gorgeous landscape with colourful butterflies in flowering meadows and an almost Mediterranean climate await visitors to Lake Constance, which consists of the Obersee, Untersee and Seerhein, many small islands such as the famous Mainau. There are plenty of places to see in nearby Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein and France and Italy are only two hours away.
You can have your breakfast in your hotel in Friedrichshafen (Baden-Würtemberg), lunch with friends in Lindau (Bayern), coffee and cake in Bregenz (Austria) and watch the sun go down over the Swiss Alps!! If you like you can also open a bank account in Liechtenstein! A perfect day.
The water in the lake is extremely clean so swimming is no problem. The pretty landscape is very green with small woods, well tended fields, vineyards and attractive little towns. The lake surrounded by hills with the impressive mountains in the background is picturesque and pleases the eye. You can relax and enjoy the view or take part n the various sports offered here. Easy to drive here due to the central location and good roads or come by plane to one of the nearby airports in Zürich, Friedrichshafen, Stuttgart or Munich.
The food is good and no more expensive than anywhere else. A typical hotel near Lake Constance can be right on the shores of the lake itself, or in one of the towns where a lot is going on.. You can have a holiday with the family, get out and join in something more active or pamper yourself and just chill out. There are hotels, holiday homes or flats, smaller guest houses, bed and breakfast in private houses, whatever you want, activities for people on their own, organised hiking or biking holidays, family holiday on a farm, special holiday for the handicappedjust have a look, it´s all there for all standards and purses.
And when you get here, there´s so much to do and see! The famous island Mainau with its palm trees, butterfly house, peacocks and a pet zoo is definitely worth a visit. Konstant is the largest town by the lake, the german-swiss border runs through the centre and the river Rhine flows through the medieval old part of the city. Nearby the spectacular path in the Marienschlucht waits for visitors to admire the natural beauty of the steep walls of the gorge, the narrow path and mountain stream flowing through it. The waterfalls at Schaffhausen in Switzerland, the largest in Europe,150m wide and 24m high are very popular with tourists., the view from the Rheinfallbecken (basin) is particularly impressive. In Salem the Ape house full of lively Barbary apes is popular with families. Children love animals. Waterfowl and fallow deer tolerate the antics of the apes. There are many trails through the park for walking or riding a bike.
We wish you a restful and interesting holiday here at Lake Constance.