Burg Meersburg - Things to Know Before Visiting
Schloßpl. 10, 88709 Meersburg, Germany
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About Burg Meersburg
One of the oldest inhabited castles in Germany, located on a rocky outcropping ovelooking Lake Constance. Portions of the castle are open visitors on self-guided tours. The remainder of the castle is occupied by the descendants of Karl Mayer von Mayerfels from Munich who bought the castle in 1877.
Attractions Near Burg Meersburg
An archaeological open-air museum consisting of reconstructions of stilt houses from the Neolithic Stone Age and Bronze Age. It has a number of exhibits displaying archeological finds from the area and period.
An island in Lake Constance maintained as a garden island and a model of excellent environmental practices. The park landscape comes with views of the lake, and there is a greenhouse as well with a tropical climate and thousands of butterflies.
The museum in the old grain chute of the Kreuzlingen monastery shows exhibitions on Lake Constance fishing, Lake Constance shipping and the Lake Constance landscape in pictures on 1,500 square meters. An exhibition on the history of Lake Constance research is in preparation. It is located in the Seeburg Park in the city of Kreuzlingen.
The Seerhein is a river about four kilometres long, in the basin of Lake Constance. It is the outflow of the Upper Lake Constance and the main tributary of the Lower Lake Constance. The water level of the lower lake is about 30 cm below the level of the Upper Lake. It is considered part of the Rhine, which flows into Lake Constance as the Alpine Rhine and flows out of the Lake as the High Rhine.
The lake is situated where Germany, Switzerland, and Austria meet. It is the third largest freshwater lake in Central and Western Europe in surface area.
The Bommer Weiher are a series of fish ponds near Alterswilen in the municipality of Kemmental, Canton of Thurgau, Switzerland. Their surface area is about 0.15 km². They lie in a gentle valley basin at an altitude of 530 m above sea level and extend over around 16.5 hectares. The name comes from the hamlet of Bommen, a collection of a few houses south of the water.
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Discover More Attractions in Baden-Württemberg, Where Burg Meersburg Is Located
Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.