The four countries Region Bodensee - more than just a summer flirt Lake Constance, also known as the "Swabian Sea" by the South Germans, offers many opportunities for outdoor activities for hiking, cycling or canoeing. Where can you best hike on Lake Constance? The area between the medieval cities of Constance and Meersburg, the Überlinger See, is still largely undeveloped and wild-romantic. Beautiful hiking trails and cycle paths often lead directly along the shores of Lake Constance, through shady forests and orchards and deep gorges. On quiet banks, the lake invites you to swim and linger. Around the Bodensee runs the Bodensee Rundweg as well as the Bodensee cycle path, also for long and sporty outdoor tours is provided. Due to its close proximity to the mountains of Swiss Alps and the Austrian Vorarlberg, Lake Constance is an excellent base camp for alpine ventures like mountain hiking or alpine climbing Trips, Of course - on a lake - also the water sports are not too short.