Thurgau Bodensee

Spring in Altnau at Lake Constance

Typical Thurgau

Endless views over the water and the mountains within your reach: the rolling hills of Thurgau unfold on the southern shore of Lake Constance. Families love the camp-sites by the water's edge. Holidaymakers in search of culture can enjoy a journey of discovery off the beaten track. And with its numerous unusual hotels, the canton of Thurgau shows just how modern and innovative such a rural region can be. The canton is also home to the Müller-Thurgau white wine. It is served in cosy taverns as well as in the roughly 20 Gault-Millau restaurants in the region. Idyllic paths through orchards all lead to the same destination: a relaxed means of finding yourself.

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Must-dos in Thurgau:

  • go on a scavenger hunt in Ittingen Charterhouse
  • explore the Apply Way in Altnau
  • cycle the Most Velotour
  • go fishing on Lake Constance
  • admire the oldest utility vehicles in the Saurer Museum
  • live like Napoleon in Salenstein
  • sit in silence - meditate in Fischingen Abbey
  • watch how Öpfelringli are made
  • discover the rose town of Bischofszell
  • travel the most beautiful route in Switzerland - Grand Tour of Switzerland

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The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    take a cycling trip through the blossoming fruit trees.

  • Summer tip:
    learn more about fruit on the Altnau Apple Way.

  • Autumn tip:
    visit the Möhl fruit press in Arbon.

  • Winter tip:
    take a guided tour of the Napoleon Museum in Arenenberg.

Selected experiences in Thurgau Bodensee

Historic city of Arbon at Lake Constance

Guided tour of Arbon old town

From Roman times to the present, the guided tour of the historic town will bring you a little closer to the fascinating history of Arbon. Parts of the fort built by the Romans in around 280 known as...

LOCORAMA Railway Theme Park, Romanshorn

The steam locomotive Ec 3/5 of the former Mittelthurgau railway, the Bavarian steam locomotive S 3/6, the Gotthard locomotive Ae 6/6 and a numb er of other traction units attract admiring looks. In...

Ferry between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn at Lake Constance

Lake Constance ferry Friedrichshafen - Romanshorn

The most beautiful connection between the German and the Swiss shore of Lake Constance is the ferry that runs between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn. The 41-minute crossing is always a...

Selected events in Thurgau Bodensee

Christmas market Frauenfeld

15. December until 17. December

On the third weekend of Advent, the Christmas market of Frauenfeld transforms the smart capital of the Canton of Thurgau into a romantic Christmas town. More than 150 stalls offer a variety of...

Harbour Advent in Romanshorn

01. December until 10. December

On Sunday 26 November 2017, everything is arranged for the 3rd edition of the Harbour Advent. The 14-metre-high fir tree will stand proudly on its platform in Romanshorn harbour (CH) until 6 January...

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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...

Selected tours in Thurgau Bodensee

Lake Constance Gardens Mainau Island

Lake Constance Gardens

3 days
Stand up paddling on Lake Constance

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
Cycling at Lake Constance

Lake Constance cycle route

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days

Selected holiday offers in Thurgau Bodensee

Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Castles & Gardens of Lake Constance with Inghams (UK)

7 nights

Contact

Thurgau Tourismus, Egelmoosstrasse 1, 8580 Amriswil, Switzerland