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Near and Far Four Countries and One Lake: the area where the four countries of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein meet is a brilliant location. Over the centuries, a joint area of culture has grown up around cosmopolitan Lake Constance in which the national borders are real, yet, for all intents and purposes, are hardly noticeable. Everything is so close! Several of Central Europe’s loveliest places and sights are only an hour or two’s drive away. The German shore of Lake Constance boasts the picturesque island town of Lindau, the baroque pilgrimage church in Birnau, the medieval Meersburg, the flower island of Mainau, the council town of Constance, and Reichenau island, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage

Germany

Weingarten Rhine Falls/Schaffhausen

site and famous for its Romanesque churches.

Mainau Meersburg

Reichenau

On the Swiss side, St. Gallen is a popular tourist destination, particularly

Friedrichshafen

Constance

the baroque abbey and the impressive collegiate library, both of which are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. Stein am Rhein with its graceful

Lindau

half-timbered houses and Schaffhausen with the impressive Rhine Falls are

Neuschwanstein Castle

Bregenz

also very popular. Also worth a visit are the Art Museum and the royal wine-growing estates in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein.

St. Gallen

Further information is available on the website of the International Bodensee Tourismus GmbH: www.bodensee.eu.

Bregenzerwald

Dornbirn

Zurich

Hohenems

Appenzell

Rankweil

Trains, Buses and Boats: the public transport system in the entire region

Feldkirch

almost matches that of a large city, with some destinations being accessible

Liechtenstein

by boat. We highly recommend a boat trip on Lake Constance.

Einsiedeln

Vaduz

Hochtannberg pass

Innsbruck

Flexen pass

Lech/Zürs

Bludenz Arlberg pass

St. Anton

Luzern

Altdorf

Switzerland

Austria

Silvretta

Chur

Wolfgang pass

Davos

Italy

Via Mala

St. Moritz

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