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  • Day64

    Day 64. Lake Constance

    October 7, 2019 in Switzerland ⋅ ⛅ 9 °C

    Today we crossed Lake Constance from Germany to Switzerland. Stefan drove us to Friedrichshafen in Germany where we caught a ferry to Romanshorn in Switzerland then a train to Rorschach and a bus (we missed the reticulated train) up to Heiden for a walk on a trail around Säntis Alpen. The railway station is 800 metres above sea level.
    Lake Constance (known as Bodensee in German) is a 63km-long central European lake that borders Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Fed by the Rhine River, it’s composed of 2 connected parts, the Untersee (lower lake) and the larger Obersee (upper lake).
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