Mountain panorama, crystal clear water, Islands with palm trees – this is the backdrop of lake Constance in southern Germany. Well-known excursion to the flower island of Mainau, Konstanz, Lindau and Meersburg are goals. A visit with panoramic views.
The lake Constance is so large that you can see due to the curvature of the earth, even with the best remote point of view, never from the Eastern shore to the Western shore. Over 540 square kilometers, the lake covers parts of three countries: Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Many beautiful towns and villages but also forests and vineyards as well as beaches and ports lined along its shore. Follow DW-reporter Elisabeth Yorck von wartenburg of the most beautiful places around the lake.