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The city, a German enclave on the Swiss bank of Lake Constance, lies in beautiful surroundings. It was long thought to have been founded by the Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus (292-306). From 1414 to 1418, a council met there in an attempt to re-establish Church unity, jeopardized by the claims of three ecclesiastical dignitaries elected as Pope. Only Benedict XIII, who took refuge in Spain, remained adamant. In 1417, the election of Martin V put a temporary end to the schism.

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Tourist attractions Konstanz : Things to see and do

  • This vast park created for the Grand Dukes of Baden blends romantic woods and the variety and bright colour of flowered terraces. The presence of hibiscus, orange trees and daturas shows the mildness of the climate. Don't miss the large butterfly gre..

  • Constance Basilica Interesting


    The church was built at various periods between the 11C and 17C, which accounts for the lack of unity in its appearance.The panels of the main doors in the façade are decorated with bas-reliefs of scenes from the life of Christ. Note St Maurice's Cha..

  • With the port, shady gardens, casino, quays and ancient defence towers, the shores of Lake Constance make a pleasant place for a stroll. At the end of the jetty stands an 18m-high statue of Imperia, the work of the contemporary sculptor Peter Lenk. T..

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  • Stadthotel

    Bruderturmgasse 2 D - 78462 Konstanz

    This family-run hotel offers free Wi-Fi and large breakfast buffets. It is a 5-minute walk from Konstanz Train Station, the Lago shopping centre, and the Swiss border. All of the spacious rooms at the Stadthotel Konstanz include a TV and a private b..

  • Viva Sky Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Sigismundstrasse 19 D - 78462 Konstanz

    Prix Prices from : 80 €

    The Viva Sky in Konstanz offers free Wi-Fi, a daily breakfast buffet and well-equipped rooms with an international theme. The Swiss border and Lake Constance are just 500 metres away. Every room at the Viva Sky includes a modern bathroom and a flat-..

  • Gästehaus Centro

    Bahnhofplatz 4 D - 78464 Konstanz

    This historic guest house in the old quarter of Konstanz offers a direct view of Lake Constance, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, and varied breakfasts every day. A fitness centre and spa are located just 150 metres away. The Gästehaus Centro is in an Art N..

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