4 days in Lindau, Meersburg (Bodensee) & Canton of Schaffhausen Itinerary

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Lindau, Germany
— 1 night
Meersburg (Bodensee), Germany
— 1 night
Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
— 1 night


Lindau, Germany — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Narren-Brunnen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Munster Unserer Lieben Frau, and then admire the landmark architecture of Katholische Pfarrkirche Sankt Georg. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Eistobel, contemplate the long history of Peterskirche, then don't miss a visit to Lighthouse and Bavarian Lion Sculpture, then ponder the world of politics at Altes Rathaus, and finally ponder the design of Lindavia-Brunnen.

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Milan, Italy to Lindau is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Milan in October, things will get slightly colder in Lindau: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Meersburg (Bodensee).
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Meersburg (Bodensee), Germany — 1 night

On the 11th (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Seepromenade, admire the striking features of Das Obertor, then explore the engaging exhibits at Bibelgalerie Meersburg, then explore the historical opulence of Burg Meersburg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Neues Schloss.

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You can drive from Lindau to Meersburg (Bodensee) in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Meersburg (Bodensee) can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stein am Rhein.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Munot, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, then explore the galleries of Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Lindwurm.

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You can drive from Meersburg (Bodensee) to Stein am Rhein in an hour. October in Stein am Rhein sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Canton of Schaffhausen travel guide

Waterfalls · Castles · Theme Parks
A land of rolling hills and abundant vineyards, Canton of Schaffhausen is the furthest north in the country. The region is home to the old town of Schaffhausen, with its Baroque houses and oriel windows, as well as 11th-century Romanesque monasteries, museums, and the largest waterfall in Europe. Sightseeing spots includes 35 attractions deemed Swiss heritage sites. Visitors here can enjoy the medieval atmosphere, expansive countryside, and local Riesling wine.