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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.

Konstanz: Murder Crime Game Self-Guided Interactive Tour

5. 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.

Constance: Stand Up Paddling Rental

6. Constance: Stand Up Paddling Rental

Would you like to discover Lake Constance on your own on a stand-up paddle board? You have the choice between inflatable SUP boards (iSUP boards) and hard boards. Our iSUP boards are all already inflated and with direct access to the lake you can get on the water straight away. In addition to the SUP boards, you can also rent wetsuits and shoes, life jackets, waterproof bags and cell phone cases from us. Changing rooms are on site and you can store your valuables in our office so that you can relax and experience your stand-up paddling adventure.

Entrance Ticket for the Mainau Island

7. 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.

Konstanz: Walking Tour with Local Guide

8. Konstanz: Walking Tour with Local Guide

Discover Konstanz during a short but sweet excursion which will tell you all you need to know about the city, the local lifestyle, and the unique culture of Konstanz during this 60-minute walking experience. We will meet in front of the town hall, called in German “Rathaus”, in which many treasures are hidden. You will have the opportunity to admire its outside beauty. While going through the city centre and discovering the landmarks, I will tell you insider stories about my city and Germany while showing you all the worthy places and important sites. During our walk in the beautiful city of Konstanz, you will learn all about the local lifestyle and trends, and get an insight into the country's customs and traditions. This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit and learn how to make the most out of your stay in Konstanz.

Surprise Tour of Konstanz guided by a Local

9. Surprise Tour of Konstanz guided by a Local

This experience is provided by an independent Local. You will be a part of a small group of 2 to 6 people Are you ready to join me for a surprise walk around Konstanz? From my many experiences and personal interactions in Konstanz, I have gathered a personal checklist of must-sees with my most memorable places. Don’t miss out on the chance to see Konstanz from a unique perspective and understand why I call this place my home! Create a deeper connection with the city, just like I have, and enjoy exclusive anecdotes, tips and tricks, and secret revelations of Konstanz. We will meet next to Hus Museum and from there, your authentic discovery of Konstanz l will start! Who is a Local? A Local is someone who is passionate about sharing authentic experiences based on their interests. As LocalBini, we bring together passionate people from all around the world giving them the opportunity to offer unique experiences via our marketplace.

Konstanz: Guided Photography Tour with a Local Guide

10. Konstanz: Guided Photography Tour with a Local Guide

Explore the city of Konstanz and snap great photos of its beautiful and impressive landmarks. Learn a bit more about the city's charm and character with your expert local guide as you stroll through the quaint streets. Meet your local guide at the foot of the Pulverturm and set off on your photography tour of the city. Reinvigorate your social media feed with fantastic photos of this charming city with the expertise of your guide, who knows the best spots in the city. Stroll across the Old Rhine Bridge, admire the architecture of Sankt Stephan's Church, and explore the heart of the city at the main city square.

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4.4 / 5

based on 239 reviews

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 🐬🐬🐬🐬🦈🐟🐠🦞🦭🐚

A little too long for us (children, very hot). Probably not under other circumstances. We had fun and it was informative.

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