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Christmas markets at Lake Constance

22. November until 24. December

Christmas holiday activities in four different countries – Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein – can only be found in one place: Lake Constance. The advents...

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Carnival on Lake Constance

07. February until 14. February

When winter is drawing to a close in the four-country region around Lake Constance, the carnival is a very special highlight. Witches and jesters move through the alleys, creating a unique carnival...

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International Lake Constance Week

24. May until 27. May

For four days, the historic old town harbour in Konstanz provides the perfect backdrop for one of the oldest and most important water sports events from Kiel to Genoa. In the more than 100-year-old...

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Lake Constance Gardens

Long Night of the Lake Constance Gardens

08. June until 09. September

In June and September 2018 the fourth 'Long night of the Lake Constance Gardens' will take place. Many Lake Constance gardens will open their gates and allow enthusiasts to take part in a special...

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Cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH)

09. June until 10. June

24 hours, 9 kilometres, 2 countries, 1 flea market: with over 1,000 stands, the cross-border flea market in Constance (D) / Kreuzlingen (CH) is the largest and most attractive flea market in southern...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

17. June

Every year, on the third Sunday in June, the palaces of Upper Swabia invite the entire family to enjoy a special discovery day. A wide range of programmes are on offer corresponding to the relevant...

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St. Gallen Festspiele

29. June until 13. July

Every year, the cloisters of the St.Gallen abbey district with the its magnificent baroque cathedral serves as the backdrop for an opera drama. Additional dance and concert highlights will be...

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Bregenz Festival

18. July until 19. August

The famous opera festival on the world's largest floating stage is held every year during the summer. The actors and audience turn the city into a multicultural meeting point. The floating stage is...

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Vines at Lake Constance

Wine and autumn festivals around Lake Constance

27. July until 09. October

Every year during late summer and autumn, numerous wine festivals are held in all four countries around Lake Constance. You can taste the different wines of the region accompanied by local...

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Kulturufer Friedrichshafen

27. July until 05. August

A colourful festival with well over 200 artists from every discipline – actors, dancers, musicians, cabaret artists, acrobats and clowns. These are the town's guests for the ten days of events in...

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Konstanz Seenachtfest

11. August

The lake night festival in Konstanz has long earned its cult status. For more than 65 years, one of the largest open-air festivals around Lake Constance has been held here in August. Every summer, up...

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Sand sculptures at the Rorschach Festival

11. August until 09. September

Rorschach with beach and sand fever: Every summer international teams of artists create extra-large sand monuments from 250 tonnes of quartz sand on a different theme every year. The transitory works...

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The only princely week worldwide

15. August

In the Principality of Liechtenstein, the only princely week of its kind worldwide is held around the national holiday on 15 August. The traditional national holiday, with the lively folk festival,...

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Waldburg pottery market

17. August until 19. August

For more than 30 years, the Waldburg pottery market has been a fixture on the Upper Swabian summer events programme. Almost 70 selected pottery workshops offer visitors the chance to take a relaxed...

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SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

26. August

Between Arbon and Romanshorn, you can't hear any engine noise on the asphalt at all. A 25-mile circuit along the Swiss shore of Lake Constance following small roads and agricultural roads will be...

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Apple weeks at Lake Constance

08. September until 14. October

The region around Lake Constance is famous for the numerous types of apple that are grown here. From the apple blossom in spring to the harvest in late summer, Lake Constance apples dominate the...

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Fisher at Lake Constance

Whitefish weeks on the Untersee

10. September until 08. October

During the whitefish weeks on the Untersee, the chefs of 15 restaurants on the German shore serve 3-course menus at a single price. Whitefish, perch and other fish from the lake form the centrepiece...

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Autumn food festival by Lake Constance – in and around Lindau

13. October until 27. October

Smoked white fish fillet with a glass of Müller-Thurgau or typical Allgäu cheese and bread with a freshly pulled beer - the regional pleasures by Lake Constance are seemingly endless in and around...