The large squares and narrow alleyways in the old town reveal exciting stories from the period when Radolfzell was founded up to the present day. Contemporary visitors will find the vibrant hustle and bustle of traditional festivals, weekly and evening markets, and plenty more. There are countless independent retailers for a leisurely shopping trip, and the seemaxx factory outlet centre is the place for fantastic special offers. Restaurants and cafés encourage guests to linger for a while.
Radolfzell is the town with the longest accessible section of waterside on Lake Constance. The nature reserve on the Mettnau peninsula, extensive reedbeds, and a long, naturally formed promenade turn out to be a paradise for both animals and humans. In addition to Lake Constance, five smaller natural lakes offer an unspoiled refuge for a wealth of rare animal species and plants.
As an officially designated spa town and health resort, Radolfzell can look back on a lively history, in every sense of the word. Because METTNAU is one of the most important centres for exercise therapy in the whole of Germany. Restore the connection between body, mind and soul in the pleasant climate of the Lake Constance region.
... is located to the west of Lake Constance on Radolfzell bay, which is part of the Untersee, or lower lake.
... has about 32,000 inhabitants.
... is the third largest town on Lake Constance.
... consists of the main town plus 6 sub-districts Böhringen, Liggeringen, Markelfingen, Möggingen, Stahringen and Güttingen.
... is the only town on Lake Constance permitted to carry the postal suffix "am Bodensee" (the German name for the lake).
... was founded in the year 826 by Bishop Radolf von Verona as "Cella Ratoldi". In 1100 Radolfzell became a marketplace, in 1267 it was fortified and acquired the status of a town.