I’m really excited to interview Jean & Patti of the band St. Lucia about Konstanz, Germany. Jean & Patti’s tips for the best things to do in Konstanz are awesome because Patti grew up in Konstanz, and they moved there together to be near family and have a home base while touring with their band. They love how there’s always something active to do, like swimming in the lake during the summer and skiing in the nearby mountains during the winter.
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We share a lot of resources and local suggestions in today’s podcast, but you should also check out Tourist-Information Konstanz, the local visitor’s bureau. They are a wealth of information and can help you plan an itinerary based on your time, budget, and interests.
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Getting around Konstanz
The local airport is Zurich Airport (ZRH), which is a 45-minute drive to Konstanz. There are direct trains from the airport to Konstanz.
Jean & Patti say there’s no need to rent a car because public transportation is extremely easy to use. They recommend renting a bicycle if you need to travel around the town.
If you rent a car for greater flexibility, the best rental car offers are at Avis, Budget, or Hertz.
Places we talked about on the podcast
Here is a map of all of the places we talked about on the podcast episode with Jean & Patti about Konstanz, Germany. You can zoom into the map and click on each dot to explore the city.
- Red dots = best places to eat in Konstanz, Germany
- Green dots = best things to do in Konstanz, Germany
- Yellow dots = best places to stay in Konstanz, Germany
Who are Jean-Philip Grobler and Patti Beranek?
St. Lucia has stayed faithful to what they’re best at: putting on incredible live shows everywhere from Coachella to Kansas City, producing shimmery synth-driven pop grooves, and having a damn good time doing what they love. St. Lucia has always stirred good vibes.
It started with their debut album, When The Night, which entered the Billboard Top 200 and hit #6 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Album chart. The follow-up album, Matter, yielded the hit “Dancing On Glass,” while the band collaborated with Jack Antonoff, RAC, and others. Two years later, Hyperion represented a creative and critical high watermark with praise from Billboard, who hailed the album as “buoyant,” and PopMatters who raved, “it feels revelatory.” Their latest album Utopia was released on October 7, 2022.
Check out a few of their songs below:
You can connect with Jean & Patti on their website and on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
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