ÜberlingenBaden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is part of the Bodensee region (Lake Constance) bordering Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
By trainÜberlingen is serviced by Germany's Deutsche Bahn railway and bus network. The main line from Basel Bad (Switzerland) to Ulm runs through Überlingen. Routes from Zurich to Stuttgart offer transfers at Singen to go to Überlingen.
By busA bus connection links Überlingen and Meersburg, and several of the smaller towns in the vicinity.
By bicycleThere is a bicycle circuit the entire way around Lake Constance, passing through Überlingen.
By boatThere are also ferries operating from other cities bordering Lake Constance, including Constance, Meersburg, Rorschach and Bregenz (Austria). The Meersburg-Constance ferry includes car service.
A seasonal boat service operates three times a day on the route: Bodman - Ludwigshafen - Sipplingen - Marienschlucht - Überlingen.
There are a few bus and train services through Überlingen, but much of Überlingen is walkable, particularly along the lakeside. Bicycles are also an excellent form of transport.
Middle age town centre and remains of town wall defences
address: Obere Bahnhofsstraße 28Underground facility built during WW II for arms manufacturing. 170 prisoners died during the construction of the underground shelter.
Bodensee RiderSculpture by Peter Lenk
St. Nikolaus KircheThe Frescoes, windows and carvings are beautiful.
Wednesday and Saturday markets in the city-centre
City Museum at Reichlin House
Walk through city's moatTakes about 90 minutes. Maps are available.
City walkAdmire houses in the old Fachwerk style.
Check out the Archives or the city tour guide centerThe Archivist gives very interesting tours of the old city.
BodenseethermeIndoor/outdoor spa located immediately west of city.
Zur faulen Magdaddress: Rauenstein Straße.Simple local Pizzeria
Gasthaus zur Kronephone: +49 7551 9199 33
phone: +49 7551 83060address: Wiestorstr.17
phone: +49 7551 4121address: Nußdorf
phone: +49 7551 4254address: Nußdorf
- Martin Buber Jungendherberge +49 (0) 75 51 42 04 (Youthhostel)
- Hotel Garni Zähringer Hof +49 (0) 7551 63665 (Classic style German hotel, postwar decorations and modeling, Breakfast provided)