Germany Holidays & Resorts

Home to the Bavarian Alps, the Black Forest and Lake Constance

Fancy something out of the ordinary? Inghams summer holidays in Germany let you explore the wonderful scenery and sights of Germany from an extremely comfortable base. The superb 5 star Steigenberger Inselhotel is perched on the shores of picturesque Lake Constance, part of the lakes in Germany. You might not expect to find palm trees and exotic greenery in Germany, but holidays in this part of Germany offer exactly that. The region's special microclimate is balmy and warm, delightful to wander around in on bright summer evenings. A summer holiday on Lake Constance also delivers fine food, wonderful service, excellent local wines, festivals and vibrant culture all year round. Plus there's an amazing array of outdoor and indoor activities making Lake Constance the ideal sight-seeing vacation.

Our walking holidays in Germany, in the farthest corner of south-east Germany, offer spectacular natural beauty including majestic mountains and crystal clear lakes. In this marvellous area of Bavaria, the wider areas of Ruhpolding and the Berchtesgadener Land host many popular sites such as the Eagle’s Nest, historic salt mines as well as the enchanting Königssee. The countryside is unspoiled, with stunning landscapes and lake views that'll quite simply take your breath away. Alternatively, discover the best of Lake Constance with our Castles & Gardens of Lake Constance escorted tour. Travelling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide throughout, you'll discover the regions most beautiful gardens and uncover the unique history of its many historic castles and palaces.

In Germany, holidays offer much more than sausages, beer and big cities! German summer holidays combine some of the best scenery into one relatively small area. Imagine sitting on a sun-warmed rock at Lake Constance's shore as the sun goes down, discovering the picturesque mountain village of Ruhpolding and its many alluring meadows and gentle hills, by foot or bike. Exploring the busy little Bavarian town of Berchtesgaden in the mountains in Germany, taking advantage of loads of tiny, interesting shops in the old town of Meersburg, or boarding a lake steamer for a luxurious and delightfully scenic lake boat trip. All in all, we highly recommend our summer holidays, for some of Germany's most beautiful countryside. Book your perfect Germany holidays here!

Regions in Germany

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Lake Constance is one of the most diverse and interesting lakes in Europe, covering a total area of approx. 220 square miles. The lake shares its shores with 3 countries - Germany, Switzerland and Austria - and enjoys an exceptionally mild climate making it ideal for wine-growing. The Mediterranean climate also shapes the landscape with palm trees, exotic plants and flowers growing effortlessly creating beautiful gardens throughout the region.

Resorts in Lake Constance

Resorts in Germany


Set against the stunning backdrop of the iconic Watzmann mountain, this charming and historic town lies in the heart of the Germany’s Bavarian Alps, close to the Austrian border. Situated in a gorgeous alpine setting, the area is popular for hiking and mountain biking, but also has a fascinating history which attracts many visitors each year.


Constance is the largest town on the lake and is perfectly situated to explore this beautiful region, just where the river Rhine meets the lake. The town has a fascinating history and a beautiful frescoed traffic-free old town with cobbled streets, brimming with shops, cafés and wine cellars.

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Surrounded by untouched and pristine nature, this picture perfect mountain village is located in southeastern Bavaria in the Chiemgau Alps region. In an area popular for its inviting meadows, incredible mountain pastures, rolling hills, lakes and hiking paths, Ruhpolding is also perfectly situated to explore further afield and has great train and bus connections throughout the region. 

Tours in Germany


Discover the best of Lake Constance on this private tour to the diverse gardens of this beautiful lake region and uncover the unique history of its palaces and castles.

Currency: EUR

No. of airports: 2 – Salzburg & Zurich

Fly from: London Gatwick, London Stansted, Birmingham & Manchester to Salzburg & Zurich. London Heathrow, London Luton & London City to Zurich.

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