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Konstanz ......
200 m to the lake
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100 m to the lake
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30 m to the lake
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On top of Black Forest

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Information: Konstanz

A look back at Konstanz ...

  • The ancient Romans already had a feeling for a landscape's beauty: It could not have been only strategic reasons for the establishment of Castells' "Konstantia". Here, at the outflow of Lake in the Seerhein - amidst a lavishly beautiful natural landscape - was created from the former fortified castell of the free Imperial City of Konstanz:
  • 400 - A settlement, even before Christ was founded by the Celts, is named after Emperor Constantius Chlorus.
  • 600 - The Medieval "Costenz" is the bishop's seat.
  • 900 - Awarding of the market right.
  • 1000 - Konstanz is modeled after the Rome expanded.
    A trading port arises.
  • 1043 - The Empire Assembly with Emperor Henry III. here instead.
  • 1183 - The peace with the Lombard cities by Emperor Barbarossa in Konstanz completed.
  • 1192-1548 - Constance is a free imperial city.
  • 1300 - Rhine bridge and monastery plants.
  • 1348 - The plague is in Konstanz. It is accused of the Jews.
  • 1414 - the beginning of the council of Constance. Papal election process, combustion of the Bohemian reformer Jan Hus.
  • 1499 - defeat in Schwaben-/Schweizerkrieg at Schwaderloh (CH)
  • 1513 - Famine in Konstanz.
  • 1518 - Again, there is the plague.
  • 1521 - the beginning of the Reformation.
  • 1548 - The city loses the kingdom and comes freedom for 250 years in the Austrian domination.
  • 1633 - Konstanz, the Thirty Years War by the Swedes besieged.
  • 1806 - Konstanz goes to the Peace of Bratislava in Baden
  • 1830 - 1880 pulling down of most gates of the town
  • 1906 - The pilot, today's college is founded.
  • 1945 - occupation by French troops.
  • 1962/63 - Seegfrörne, freeze up of the entire Lake
  • 1965 - Founding of the University.
  • Rosgartenmuseum Konstanz: more about its history
  • Konstanz Guided Tours: Tourist Information, Christine Furtwängler
    Tel: + +49 (0) 75 31/13 30 26, Email: Tourist Information City Guides

Konstanz now, and what it offers:
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  • Events in 2009 >>> more
  • Konstanz information:
    Location, size, population, history >>> more
  • Culture and sights:
    Cultural Center / City Library / Exhibitions >>> more
    Theater / Museums>>> more
  • Beach, indoor + outdoor pools >>> more
  • Sports facilities:
    Tennis / Horseback Riding / Golf / Sailing / Windsurfing / Swimming / Diving
  • Bus: The buses are free on the "Gästekarte" by paying the local tourist tax - except the "Nachtschwärmer" (latest bus) >>> more
  • Boat trips: From the port of the "Bodensee fleet" over the entire lake, even with bicycles >>> more
  • Sailing / Charter boats >>> more
  • Fishing in the Lake: possible entitlement card >>> more
  • Excursion possibilities >>> more
  • Bicycle rental, 300 meters from the house >>> more
  • Webcams on the Lake >>> here
  • Lake information >>> more
  • Südkurier, local newspaper >>> more
  • "Dornröschen", critical and satirical, local Internet newspaper >>> more
  • Schwarzwaldverein Konstanz:
    Hiking in a group >>> more
  • Pfohl: oldest winebar of Konstanz (already in the 12th century wine was served here), opposite our house >>> more
Konstanz: Photos