Lake of Constance (Bodensee)
Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Principality of Liechtenstein, Where else can you find nature, culture, relaxation all year round in four different countries? Only in this spectacular landscape of Lake Constance
The most outstanding tourist attractions include Mainau, the island of flowers and the Unesco World Heritage sites, such as the Abbey of St, Gallen, the island of Reichenau and numerous places of prehistoric piles.
And be sure to include a sailing trip, ferry or katamarn on the lake. The lake is located 140 km from stuttgart
The small town of Constance is an ancient city where the German-Swiss border lies. Baptized in honor of Constantine 1 the Great, its walls were built in the third century after Christ, previously the area was populated by Celts and Romans.
Among its historical events is the celebration of the Council of Constance in 1414 and 1418 in which it was named Pope Martin V, an event that brought much popularity to the city, much party and nightlife, which is why one of his Main attractions are personified in the sculpture of Imperia, a courtesan who holds the pope and the King on his hands, exposing the contradictions of that time.
The city, besides being a tourist city, is a student city, many young people carry out their university studies, with specialties in natural sciences, medicine and chemistry, the young environment is one of its main characteristics, besides the mobility in bicycle and in Water.
Undoubtedly one of the most important and popular features of this region of Germany is the manufacture of cucu watches, the fascination for this art is impressive, every detail that local craftsmen impose on different models, many of them unique, all sizes, carved to detail with fine wood of the area and characteristic designs, the stores of these watches are found in every corner of their villages. A reminder to go that is worth acquiring, there is nothing more functional and decorative than one of these clocks on the walls of the home.
Traditions and Festivals
As good Germans, in the Black Forest they look for the slightest excuse to celebrate, the annual festival organization is constant, it attracts a lot of attention, they are the only traditional outfits in the world, a mixture of elegance and German, Austrian and Swiss traditions. Also Festivals of costumes and trolleys for the little ones.