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Apr 24th, 2013, 06:58 PM
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Innsbruck, Lake Garda, Lake Como, and Lake of Constance

We are contemplating a 4day car trip doing a loop listed above. Does this make sense logistically and is it worth seeing all these lakes?
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Apr 24th, 2013, 07:25 PM
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Nice loop, but I would sub the Dolomites for Constance for a change of pace.
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Apr 24th, 2013, 07:59 PM
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I agree. You still can wind up at the Lake Constance (Bodensee), but at its eastern end, in Lindau. From there easy drive to Fuessen Neuschwanstein or Munich.
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Apr 25th, 2013, 04:14 PM
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Great, thank you. Any interesting places to stop along the way? Any suggestions for cute B&Bs at all three lakes?
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Apr 25th, 2013, 04:25 PM
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We liked this hotel overlooking Lake Como: http://www.ilperlo.com/hotel-lake-como-bellagio/
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Apr 26th, 2013, 08:20 AM
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There are tons of interesting places around the 3 lakes and in betweem. But in 4 days only, you can't even visit the most important sites. If you have more time, you can check:
Innsbruck city tour - Sterzing (visit) - Brixen (visit) - scenic Val Gardena - Bolzano/Bozen (historic city center, Oetzi Museum, historic Ritten railway), Lake Kaltern (vineyards, vinecellars, landscape) - Trento (visit), Riva sul Garda - Gardesana Orientale - Verona (Roman amphitheatre, medieval city center) - Sirmione del Garda (castle) - Bergamo (stunning medieval city center) - Lecco - Lake Como - Varenna - ferry - Bellagio - ferry - Tremezzo Villa Carlotta Botanical Gardens - Villa Olmo - Chiasso - Riva San Vitale Battisterio - Capolago cog railway to Monte Generoso view point - Melide Swissminiatur - Morcote church - Lugano (churches and medieval city center) - Bellinzona (3 castles, medieval city center) - Viamala Gorges - Chur (city and museums) - Heidiland - Werdenberg castle - Stoos - Appenzell (scenic vilage in scenic area) - St. Gallen (monastery and Unesco World heritage library) - Rorschach Lake Constance - Constance city center - Mainau Island - Arenenberg castle - Stein am Rhein historic city center and Hohenklingen castle - Rhine Falls - Schaffhausen (medieval city center and Munot castle) - Singen (Hohentwiel) - Ueberlingen - Salem Monastery - Unteruhldingen lake Dwellings - Meersburg castle - Friedrichshafen Zeppelin Museum - Lindau Island - Bregenz and Mount Pfaender - Neuschwanstein castle - Linderhof castle - Oberammergau - Ettal - Mount Zugspitze - Mittenwald - Innsbruck.
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Apr 26th, 2013, 12:01 PM
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Michael, looks awesome. Neckervd, wow that's great info. We will try and stretch our time there a bit. I assume where you wrote visit, those are must see's, correct?
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