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Konstanz

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Constance: Guided City Tour

1. Constance: Guided City Tour

Meet your guide at the tourist information center in the train station for a guided tour of the Constance city center highlights. Learn more about the Council of Constance, the only papal election north of the Alps. Journey back in time and discover the unique history of Constance and its inhabitants over the centuries. Admire the stunning frescoes and paintings on medieval houses throughout the old town and town hall. The tour ends at the buzzing market square where you can experience the lively city center.

Ticket to SEA LIFE Konstanz

2. Ticket to SEA LIFE Konstanz

Embark on a mission under the sea and learn all about the amazing seahorses during the seahorse theme weeks from 25 February to 30 April only! Become an explorer of these fascinating animals and find out what they like to eat, how they dance and what makes them so special. Take on the mission and learn what you can do to protect the seahorses' habitat. A small reward awaits you at the end! At SEA LIFE Konstanz visitors of all ages will experience impressive marine worlds on a fascinating journey from Lake Constance to the depths of the tropical oceans. Countless animals from various regions of the world can be discovered in lifelike tanks. After a large reconstruction phase the aquarium reopenend in 2023 and awaits you with a completely new area called "The Sea at Night": Discover the mythically illuminated theme world with our ray tank, the tropical reef with seahorses and the 8-metre acrylic glass tunnel that illustrates the colourful habitat of the Red Sea. Get up close to fascinating animals like the blacktip reef shark or the green sea turtle - an exciting dive without getting wet! On your tour through SEA LIFE Konstanz you will follow the flow of the water from the source of the Rhine via the port of Rotterdam to the depths of the North Sea and on through the rainforest to the bone-chilling cold of Antarctica. Don't miss the ten lively gentoo penguins cavort between the glittering ice floes! But this is not the only highlight. Newly moved in are new interactive themed areas with a large discovery pool and a Paint2Life ready for use. Here, little visitors can colour in their own sea creatures on paper and then project them onto a large aquarium screen. Another highlight are our daily feedings, where it can get wild: What are our rays' favourite food and what do sharks like to eat? Find out during the feedings and listen to our aquarists, that will reveal many interesting facts and background information about our animals and their habitats. Afterwards, the Lake Constance Museum of Natural History invites you on a trip into the nature around Lake Constance. The museum is located in the same building and admission is included in the SEA LIFE ticket. This informative exhibition displays the formation of Lake Constance and the various flora and fauna in and around the water.

Constance: 1.5-Hour Night Watchman City Tour

3. Constance: 1.5-Hour Night Watchman City Tour

Discover Constance through the eyes of a night watchman of the 14th-century. Join them on their walk through the Niederburg, the oldest part of Constance, to protect and watch the citizens at night. Follow the watchman and become a witness of the important tasks and responsibilities of a night watchman. Hear tales you have never heard before. The night watchman's amusing anecdotes and exciting stories show you what life at night was really like centuries ago.

Konstanz: Scavenger Hunt Mobile App Self-Guided Tour

4. Konstanz: Scavenger Hunt Mobile App Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Konstanz at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the Kaiserbrunnen (Emperor's Fountain), Haus zum Hohen Hafen, Münsterplatz square and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the "Railway station" and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Lake Constance”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Entrance Ticket for the Mainau Island

5. Entrance Ticket for the Mainau Island

Enjoy Mainau Island in every season - spring, summer, autumn and winter. Enjoy the nature in the middle of Lake Constance. The 45 hectar Mainau Island lies just off the shores of Lake Constance the far south-west of Germany, close to Switzerland and Austria. Explore a million tulips, rhododendrons, scented roses, perennials and colourful dahlias bloom in the park and gardens. Palms and citrus plants lend a Mediterranean flair to the island in summer. The Teutonic castle completed in 1746 and the castle church St. Marien are architectural highlights of the Baroque era and stand in close proximity to 15 metre tall palm trees. Perfect for nature and garden lovers and relaxation seekers. Children can play at inspiring adventure playgrounds.

Meckenbeuren: Ravensburger Spieleland Entrance Ticket

6. Meckenbeuren: Ravensburger Spieleland Entrance Ticket

Discover over 70 attractions in 8 themed worlds at Ravensburger Spieleland. Marvel at the hops and corn on the tractor ride together with the family, extinguish the burning house as a team in the fire department game, or experience the fast-paced GraviTrax ball track. Animal fun awaits you on the animal carousel, in the "wild chicken coop", and on the pony riding track in the Green Oasis. Dive into the BRIO World-themed area and experience the Water Police and Construction Site play worlds up close. Embark on a speedy ride through the harbor with the BRIO Wave Rider or climb on the BRIO Play Train. Ravensburger classic games in XXL, such as "Tempo kleine Schnecke", can be discovered in the "Kunterbunten Spielewelt" and in the "Acitivity World" with the favorites from "Die Maulwurf Company". Meet your TV stars daily for a personal photoshoot in the "Mouse and Elephant Experience World", balance with the elephant, and look forward to great 3D films. Experience tingling fun for the whole family on the giant Kakerlakak swing. The Billy Beaver Rafting and the free-fall tower "Here comes the mouse" promise fast-paced fun. Make your favorite chocolate in the Ritter Sport chocolate workshop, demonstrate your manual skills and team spirit when changing wheels in the Bosch Car Service workshop world, or get your driver's license in the ADAC children's traffic school

Konstanz: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

7. Konstanz: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

Solve a murder and at the same time see all the highlights of the city center of Konstanz. Play this unique game with a group of friends or your family. You will receive instructions, a photo frame and an answer form in advance via email. You'll also receive a map of the city where the murder took place. The center is divided into sections where you have to look for a location where you can take a group selfie. Once you've located the spot, send a selfie via WhatsApp to your game instructor. If the location's correct, they'll send you the next clue about the murder. As you walk along the nicest places in the centre of the city, you will collect more and more clues about the murder. These clues will then need to be combined in the end to find out... ... who is the murderer? ... where has the murder taken place? ... who is the victim? ... what time did the person get killed? ... what weapon was being used? During the game you will have enough time to enter a cafe or shop that you pass and to admire some of the highlights of Konstanz.

Buggy rental Highlight at lake of constanz

8. Buggy rental Highlight at lake of constanz

Welcome! Our location directly on Lake Constance remains unique, and so does our offer! Finally switch off from everyday life and experience your own adventure, whether as a couple, three, four, as a group or even all alone. Through a leisure activity that is so unique that you want to experience the fun again and again. This is ideal for a rental period of up to 8 hours. Not only around Lake Constance, but also the Allgäu, Upper Swabia and the lower shore of Lake Constance can be explored. See you soon at Lake Constance Max

Lake Constance (Untersee): Private & guided Boat Tour

9. Lake Constance (Untersee): Private & guided Boat Tour

Explore this hidden gem - the part of Lake Constance (Untersee) which is even more idyllic and calm then the bigger part on the east side. The Sea Ray SPXE190 from BoBo - Bootscharter Bodensee provides an elegant and modern interior, and has places for up to 7 guests. This Bowrider provides a ample lounge area in the bow to sunbath and a huge platform in the rear for refreshing water fun. Experience lasting memories by cruising with its powerful 200PS Mercruiser inbord motor on the water, always comfortable and in safety with our professional skipper. As this is a private tour, we are flexible to your interests: 2 hours of sightseeing, cruising, sunbathing or swimming... or all of them. This is the perfect way to fully enjoy the magic of this beautiful place amidst impressive scenery and nature. We pick you up at any German or Swiss harbor in the region (Untersee), fully fueled and ready to experience memorable moments.

Private Stadtführung in Konstanz mit Weinprobe

10. Private Stadtführung in Konstanz mit Weinprobe

Discover the history of Constance, from the Celts to modern times, as you stroll the streets of its Old Town. Sample local wine, along with some sparkling wine or wine spirits and snacks. Get a sense of Medieval life from the everyday to the figures that made it into the books. Learn about emperors, kings, and clergymen. Check out the city's Medieval sewage system and learn about the Council of Constance. See Medieval stone houses, some of them from the 12th century. Check out the impressive administrative buildings from the Baroque era and the ubiquitous old wine taverns still operating in the heart of Constance.

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What people are saying about Konstanz

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Great fun! Made 2 teams and all thoroughly enjoyed it. Activities challenging but not impossible. Excellent way to learn more about the city. Wish there were more cities available. Great value for money.

Very interested and entertaining, you learn a lot about consistency. Above all, the idea with the pictures is nice and you really have to work hard to solve the puzzles. I can recommend it.

My children were delighted with this aquarium where you can create your own fish, it's great fun 🐬🐬🐬🐬🦈🐟🐠🦞🦭🐚

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Very exciting tour with a high fun factor, definitely recommended.