The experience card for Lake Constance: over 160 sights and free scheduled boat trips included

Order online and benefit from numerous advantages. Cardholders receive free admission to numerous excursion attractions, free travel on the scheduled boats and benefit from exclusive additional offers. And you travel contactless and safely: the Bodensee Card PLUS only needs to be scanned at the respective attraction - without having to queue at the ticket counter. Your safety is ensured on the ships and in the excursion attractions. Nevertheless, due to the dynamic developments, we recommend that you check the website of the attraction immediately before you arrive. Freqeuntly asked questions and answers about the Bodensee Card PLUS can also be found below.


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The PLUS in a nutshell

The Bodensee Card PLUS is the experience card for the four-country region. After purchasing the card once, cardholders benefit from numerous advantages: One-time free admission at any of our 160 service partners, free travel on passenger ships, exclusive experiences and express check-in at many destinations.

The best thing: The Bodensee Card PLUS is valid for three or seven separate days of your choice. The moment your card is scanned at your destination’s ticket office you will have started one of these days. Thus, you may choose to use the card on seperate days during the current calendar year. 


Attractions included!

There are more than 160 attractions around Lake Constance available to you! Also included are the Lake Constance Top 10 Attractions – the most popular destinations at Lake Constance:

» Pfänderbahn cable car Bregenz (AT)
» Säntis cableway (CH)
» SEA LIFE Constance (D)
» Affenberg Salem (D)
» Erlebnisbus (D)
» Old Castle in Meersburg (D)
» Salem Monastery and Palace (D)
» Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen (D)
» Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen (D)
» Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen (D)
» skywalk allgäu, Scheidegg (DE)


Boat trips included!

Scheduled boat trips of the VSU (an association of Lake Constance and Rhine river shipping companies) connect lakeside locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from April to October. And with the Bodensee Card PLUS you get to travel free!

With the 3-day-Bodensee Card PLUS you can use the ships on 2 days.
With the 7-day-Bodensee Card PLUS you can use the ships on 4 days.

Round trips and other boat trips can be used one time free with the Bodensee Card PLUS.


All excursion destinations at a glance

In four countries, the Bodensee Card PLUS opens the doors to many excursion destinations for locals and vacationers.

MS München on Lake Constance

Boat Trips

A boat trip on Lake Constance is a highlight not to miss! In addition to the VSU (Scheduled boat trips) there a several private operators.

Mountain railway experiences

Cable cars take you to wonderful hiking areas and sunny terraces.
Affenberg Salem am Bodensee

Nature and leisure experiences

The outstanding quality of the water and numerous natural aspects provide a home for flora and fauna and are also major attractions for visitors.
Bodensee-Therme Konstanz | © MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Baths and spa experiences

Relax in a moor bath, bathe in hot pools or invigorate your circulation by wading through ice-cold water.
Schloss Hohenzollern in Sigmaringen in der Nähe vom Bodensee

Castle and palace experiences

A journey into the past. The region’s castles and palaces are all worth a visit and have a lot to tell about the history of the region.

Museum & cultural experiences

Since the times of the Celts and Romans, the region has been home to a number of cultures and the crossroads of important travel and trade routes.

City experiences

Take a fascinating walking tour with a professional guide and discover the region in all her beauty.

Services and Pricing

Points of Sale

The Bodensee Card PLUS can be purchased via:

Tip: The MyCard-Area in our online shop helps you to manage your card details and see which attractions you have already used and on which days.


The Bodensee Card PLUS is valid on three or seven several days in the calendar year (1st January to 31st December). 

The opening times of the individual excursion destinations may differ from that season. Please note that not all destinations are open all year round.

Experience Guide

An overview of all experiences 2023: Bodensee Card PLUS Experience Guide 2023

This is what the Bodensee Card PLUS costs

Prices for the year 2023

  Bodensee Card PLUS
3 days
Bodensee Card PLUS
7 days

(16 years and older)

76,- €
CHF 81.-

121,- €
CHF 128.-

(6-15 years)

46,- €
CHF 49.-

73,- €
CHF 77.-

(0-5 years)

Free when ordering at least one card for adults.

Further benefits with the Bodensee Card PLUS

pool Säntispark hotel

Exclusive experiences

Special additional offers exclusive to Bodensee Card PLUS holders.
Waves at Lake Constance

Express Check-In at many destinations

Cardholders benefit from express check-in at these destinations.

Tour Suggestions for each time of the year

Adventure Day in Austria

1 day
Stand up Paddling Surfmax Hard

From Germany to Austria

1 day
© MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

Adventure trip on Untersee

1 day
Ski area and Ice Climbing in Liechtenstein close to Lake Constance

Princely moments in Liechtenstein

1 day

Questions & Answers

Here you can find the most frequently asked questions and answers about Bodensee Card PLUS. If you can not find the answer to your question, do not hesitate to contact us »

Most excursion destinations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland an the Principality of Liechtenstein are open. Depending on the Corona regulations, a daily negative Corona test / proof of recovery / complete proof of vaccination can be required for the visit. Therefore, please always check the website of the desired excursion destination before your visit. 
Please also observe the relevant Corona entry regulations when entering the country and again, check the destination's own website before you visit.. Further information on the entry regulations can be found here. Please note that the situation in all four countries around Lake Constance is currently developing extremely dynamically. Therefore it is not possible for us to inform you about all changes. We strongly recommend to check the website of the respective destination before you arrive.

Holders of the Bodensee Card PLUS do not need to register in advance or purchase an online ticket for most excursion destinations. Exceptions are the following excursion destinations, where the purchase of an online ticket is mandatory in advance:  

Due to the dynamic developments, we kindly ask you to also check the postings on our website as well as the respective websites of the individual excursion destinations before your visit in order to exclude pre-registration. 

The Bodensee Card PLUS is valid for three or seven separate days of your choice. The moment your card is scanned at your destination’s ticket office you will have started one of these days. Thus, you may choose to use the three-day card on a Monday in April, a Wednesday in June and a Sunday in September during the season. The validity period need not be defined beforehand. The Bodensee Card PLUS can be easily purchased in advance from

The personalised Bodensee Card PLUS provides you with one-time free admission to every destination.

The Bodensee Card PLUS provides you with one-time free admission to all destinations listed here. You also get to travel free of charge on all VSU scheduled boat trips as often and as long as you like on two days (with the three-day Bodensee Card PLUS) or four days (with the seven-day Bodensee Card PLUS).

Children up to five years of age receive a free Mini Bodensee Card PLUS when an adult card is purchased.
Children over six require a children’s Bodensee Card PLUS

No, the Bodensee Card PLUS is personalised and may only be used together with a valid identity card or passport.

There are no discounts (for groups, students, ...) available.

The Bodensee Card PLUS includes the VSU course ships and the adventure buses 1 and 2 between Salem, Uhldingen and Meersburg. Other public transport, such as buses, car ferries or trains, cannot be used with the Bodensee Card PLUS.

Tip: The Bodensee Ticket is the ticket for public transport (bus, train, ferry) in the entire Lake Constance region. Please click here for more information. 

Yes, the use of the Lake Constance ferry between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn is counted as a day of validity of the Bodensee Card PLUS. During the VSU shipping season (April - October), you travel free of charge as a person with the Bodensee Card PLUS. The day will be charged to your card as a regular shipping day (2 out of 3 or 4 out of 7 days of validity). Outside the shipping season (October - April), you receive a 50% discount on the ferry ride and the day is also charged to your Bodensee Card PLUS as a validity day. 

Vouchers can be purchased by e-mail at stating the invoice address and the number of tickets (e.g. 1 x Bodensee Card PLUS 7 days adult and 1 x Bodensee Card PLUS 3 days child). You will receive an invoice from us by e-mail after placing your order. As soon as we have received the payment, the voucher for the desired tickets will be sent to you by post. 

Vouchers can be redeemed either by e-mail at or on site at Internationale Bodensee Tourismus GmbH, Hafenstr. 6, 78462 Konstanz (weekdays 9:30 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 16:00). Vouchers are valid for three years from the date of issue.