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Address: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Interesting Tour and History

A pretty interesting tour of the church and surrounding grounds. It was a pretty nice area with interesting architecture and history. Frankly, due to the tour size, I had a hard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2016
Warner S
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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

A pretty interesting tour of the church and surrounding grounds. It was a pretty nice area with interesting architecture and history. Frankly, due to the tour size, I had a hard time hearing a lot of what was being said, and therefore don't remember much from it.

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Stopped by leaving Konstanz, and visited the Church of Peter & Paul -- lots of interesting ancient history, and a good museum display to accompany. Do the exhibit before visiting the church for extra clarity.

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Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Reichenau Island is about 10 km from Constance and there are great bike trails to get there. Most of the restaurants and supermarkets around Constance get their produce from that island, which is very beautiful, quaint, not as busy as Mainau (the flower island). The panorama is fantastic and the people are very welcomy. Biking is a great way to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The three churches which today recall the great Benedictine heritage of this island are well worth a visit. The church of St Peter and St Paul has faded 12th century frescoes in the apse. The more impressive church of St George, with a beautiful cycle of eight wall paintings in the nave, heavily restored, is only open through guided tours.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A little world of its own with villages, farms and historic churches. Lots of people cycling around but we were driving.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Reichenau is famous for its gorgeous monastic architecture and for growing fruit and veg in huge greenhouses and on fields. The lake around acts like a massive climate regulator. Arriving on the island via a causeway, lined by trees and marshland grasses, you reach a small, intimate world, where time seems to slow down. Certainly the beautiful spring weather -... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Rented a bike from my hotel (Steigenberger Inselhotel in Konstanz) to come here. The journey is approximately 8 km one way from the Konstanz city centre, of which the ride across the causeway connecting the island to the mainland is 3km. It is a very well marked cycling path. The path follows or is very close to the train tracks... More 

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Cormeilles, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

On our recent brief stay in Meersburg, amongst the places that we had made a note to visit was the island of Reichenau. Easy to find but unfortunately just as easy to forget. An island that, perhaps because of it's monastic past, appears to grow every vegetable in Germany thanks to it's micro-climate. We have never seen so many shapes... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

In the early morning I rented a bicycle near my hotel in Konstanz, Germany and spent the best part of the day leisurely biking around the Monastic island of Reichanau. The monastery churches and buildings constructed from the 9th to the 11th century were most interesting to see and I was, by chance as I arrived on bicycle, able to... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This island was both beautiful and eery. We went there on a very gray and cloudy day in autumn. There was intermittent rain and mist. The monasteries were beautiful as were the homes and gardens...however...there were no other people other than ourselves! We even stopped in at the visitor center, and there was no one there. We went on our... More 

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