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Konstanz 1. The main type of public transport in Constanta is buses, by which one can reach any part of the city. Other cities located on the shores of Lake Constance can be reached by ferry.
2. A common mode of transport for locals is the bicycle so almost all roads in the city have special cycle lanes. Tourists can rent two-wheelers at one of the rental points.
3. The most prestigious and expensive cafes and restaurants are located on the lakeshore. Thrifty travelers are recommended to look for restaurants away from the waterfront and central streets where prices are much lower.
4. Special lights illuminating the city at night are automatically turned off after 11:00 pm. Fans of evening walks can turn them on at their discretion. All the street lamps are equipped with special buttons.
5. It is not convenient to move around the city by car, as Konstanz has many old narrow streets, and some of them are completely closed to cars. It won't be possible to ride a car through the historic district since it is at the complete disposal of pedestrians. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. The city has several large free parking lots where you can leave your car for an unlimited time. Byk-Gulden parking can be found near the Old Town.
7. The most expensive hotels in town are located on the lakeshore and in the Old Town. Outside these lively tourist areas, one can find comfortable hotels with quite affordable prices.
In Konstanz, there is no difficulty in finding fascinating entertainment for tourists with children. A great place for a family holiday is the Bodensee-Therme Konstanz - a modern indoor … Open
8. Four kilometers away from the city center is a large comfortable beach with rides available for free. The best time to go on a trip for beach lovers is July or August.
9. Konstanz is famous for its picturesque parks and gardens, on the territory of which beautiful green lawns are shaped every year. A large part of such green areas is available for recreation. On the lawn, it's allowed to sunbathe or have a picnic.
10. Litter bins are installed on all city streets, as well as in parks. For throwing rubbish in the wrong place, violators may face a large fine.
11. A large railway and bus station operates in Konstanz. Trains depart from here to many neighboring towns every day. A cheaper option for intercity traveling is buses.
12. For those who expect to travel a lot around the city by bus, it will be a good idea to buy a ticket or a pass. The cost of one trip is about 1.2 euros, and for a one-day ticket, you'll pay about 4 euros.
13. Konstanz shares a single urban space with the Swiss city of Kreuzlingen. Despite the fact that the actual border between these cities is quite nominal, there is still strict border control.
14. Tourists traveling alone should definitely pay attention to Maximilian‘s supermarket. It is distinguished by reasonable prices and a wide range of products. Here you can also buy popular regional beers and wines.
15. The largest number of people can be seen on the city streets on weekends. Those wishing to take pictures of cityscapes and famous attractions should go for a walk on a weekday morning.
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What to visit being in Konstanz - unique sights

Neue Leuchtturm Lighthouse

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The walls are decorated with outstanding handmade drawings. They tell the visitors a story of seafaring development on the Boden See. Earlier, in the 12th century, there was another lighthouse, which was quite small. In the middle of the 19th century it was decided to destroy the old lighthouse and to build the new one – Neue Leuchtturm. It has been working since 1856. Time passed, technologies had been developed and fire lightning was placed by electrician lightning. In 1936 that happened with the lighthouse and in the 1990s its systems were all automatized. Last time the lighthouse isn’t used regularly, it works only in the worst weather conditions. … Read further

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Travelling to Konstanz - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Konstanz. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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