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Konstanz Konstanz hosts lots of national festivals which would be quite interesting to visit. The Seenachtfest traditionally runs early in August. It has been held for more than sixty years, but according to historical records, the first such celebration had held in early 16th century. Over the past decade, the Seenachtfest festival became known outside the country, it is visited by many tourists from all over the world.
Fans of German cuisine would enjoy the rest in Konstanz as in local restaurants chefs prepare all the most popular national dishes. Foreign tourists like pubs very much, because there, in … Open
The majority of shows take place at 3,5km long embankments of Lake Bodensee. Here entertainment programs for adults and children are hosted. Cafes located there offer lake fish and other seafood dishes as well as opportunity to enjoy street artists, music and other shows. Sea Fair provides tourists with lots of souvenirs and local handcrafts.
Festival main event is huge sea fireworks. It's the biggest fireworks in Europe with hundreds of missiles light up the sky attracting thousands of rapturous spectators. In addition to performances of street actors, musicians and circus artists, in the festival program are included exciting water entertainments. Copyright
If you like history Konstanz can offer landmarks of different ages, as many of historical monuments have preserved here. Ancient fortification has survived also. ‘Powder Gate’ was … Open
Athletes demonstrate tricks on water ski and bikes; various sports games, aquaboard and jet-ski performances take place during day time. While being the most famous, Seenachtfest, for sure, is not the only event in Konstanz.
Travelers are recommended to visit Konstanz on Christmas Eve to participate in lots of events and shows. Christmas Fair, Christmassy dishes, street shows and games and other exciting activities are available for tourists. Special shows and entertainment programs performed for kids are making Konstanz an excellent family resort.
Konstanz has a great aquarium called SEA LIFE where visitors can appreciate the amazing beauty of the underwater world. The oceanarium is very large, there are 35 aquariums within its walls, … Open
One of the most famous rock festivals in all of Europe is Rock am See, which is visited by about twenty-five thousand music fans every year. All because among its participants there are always eminent headliners: at different times, Metallica, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, Santana, The Cure, Rammstein, and Die Toten Hosen were invited to the festival. The event is scheduled for the end of August, the venue is the stage near Lake Constance, which means that spectators have a unique opportunity not only to enjoy the music but also to have a great time outdoors arranging a picnic and a campsite.
Before Rock am See, in the middle of August, another festival starts - this is about Seesucht dedicated to electronic music. It is also held on the shores of Lake Constance, presenting a wonderful combination of high-quality music and magnificent natural landscapes. Fans of techno, house, ambient, rave are all invited to the large-scale event in the world of electronic music. Famous headliners invited to participate in the festival (both local performers and foreign DJs) will not let anyone get bored.
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 … Open
In the middle or end of February, Karneval und Fasching is traditionally held in Konstanz. At this time, such words as “Huhuhu”, “Narri Narro”, “Ho Narro” and “Juhu” are heard everywhere on the central streets - they are shouted by locals dressed up in interesting costumes sewn especially for the holiday. Public festivities, colorful processions, a gastronomic program joined by restaurants and cafes, music concerts, theatrical shows, dance performances, activities for children - all this and much more can be seen in Constance at this time. With such a great variety of entertainment, the carnival is certainly not an event where someone can get bored.
Konstanz At the end of June, the annual Flea Market (Flohmarkt) opens in the vicinity of Konstanz, in the village of Kreuzlingen. A visit to the fair is a great opportunity to buy some unique things such as jewelry, accessories, shoes, as well as taste the local cuisine. Another event is held along with the flea market - at this time, cultural and historical attractions of Upper Swabia are celebrating the “open day”, offering all comers an interesting program immersing into the atmosphere of a fairy tale. Thus, the event is regularly participated by such castles as Waldburg, Mochental, Aulendorf, Meersburg, Meßkirch, Tettnang, Sigmaringen.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Konstanz
♥   Kirche St. Georg, Reichenau, 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariä Himmelfahrt, Uhldingen-Birnau, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Münster St. Maria und Markus, Reichenau, 9.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kirche St. Peter und Paul, Reichenau, 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Martin von Tours und St. Oswald, Weingarten, 38 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Erzabtei St. Martin, Beuron, 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Liebfrauenbasilika, Rankweil, 56.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Konstanz
♥   Castle 'Gottlieben Castle' , 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Meersburg' , 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Neues Schloss Meersburg' , 7.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Arenenberg Castle' , 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Krauchenwies' , 39.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kyburg Castle' , 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Munot' , 40.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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