Make more of your stay in one of Germany's most beautiful holiday regions with the ECHT BODENSEE CARD. Use your guest card for amazing experiences thanks to more than 200 recreational offers and save time, money and stress by travelling for free on busses and trains at the German lakeside. As soon as you check in at your accomodation you will automatically receive your ECHT BODENSEE CARD.


Your benefits

The Lake Constance region offers numerous leisure time activities for everyone. Thanks to the ECHT BODENSEE CARD you can make use of more than 200 attractive benefits and experiences for your holiday. Please note that in all 15 participating towns you will automatically receive your guest card ECHT BODENSEE CARD from your host. Either once you check-in or in advance by e-mail via link to the digital travel guide. Let the participating service partners inspire you.

Many day trip destinations offer attractive discounts and special deals. 

Exclusive Presents 
Receive exclusive mementos and presents to remember your stay for many years to come.

Included services
Free admission in various attractions around the lake.


Holiday tips with your EBC

Four countries, one lake: Literally cross borders and enjoy all the highlights that Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein have to offer. We help you to find the must-sees and hope your are having a good time during your stay.



Experience the 
Lake Constance region

Get an overview of all the activities and benefits that you can enjoy with your guest card.

Further information (in German)

Participating municipalities

The EBC is issued upon your arrival by your host in the following minicipalities.


Public transport for free

Validity of the ECHT BODENSEE CARD for bus & train travel

Simply hop on and hop off: Enjoy free travelling on public transport. You can use busses and trains free of charge in the entire area of Bodensee-Oberschwaben Verkehrsverbund (bodo) - for your excursions, day trips or hiking tours. 

Your EBC is valid for the entire duration of your stay and serves – in combination with your picture ID – as your personal ticket. Please present your EBC to the driver when hopping on the bus without being asked.

bodo is your partner for buses & trains in the Lake Constance/Upper Swabia/ 
Western Allgäu region. The card is valid for almost all connections (except long-distance coaches and long-distance trains IC/EC). Children under the age of six always travel for free. Dogs are also taken along free of charge.


Duration of validity

 The ECHT BODENSEE CARD can be used on every full day as well as on the day of arrival and departure.  It is not possible to transfer the EBC itself or the right to use the EBC services in whole or in part to a future stay or to another person. 


Detailed validity range. From Friedrichshafen to Bad Schussenried, from Bodman- Ludwigshafen to Leutkirch and from Lindau to Pfullendorf: Your EBC is your ticket to the free use of bodo’s mobility offerings.


If you require any further information to the ECHT BODENSEE CARD, please feel free to contact us. Mail to: