East of Stein-am-Rhein the Rhine opens up into the Untersee, the lower branch of the Bodensee. In its center lies the German island of Reichenau. Charles the Fat, great-grandson of Charlemagne, is buried here. Castles dominate the villages on either side of the Untersee.
When there was every reason in the world to stay away and see the ruins, one woman traveled to Greece to get to work.More