LINDAU THE CITY ISLAND OF THE BODENSEE
The old town of Lindau is located on a 70 hectare Island on Lake Constance (Bodensee) and thanks to its centuries-old buildings, the lively squares and picturesque streets, it radiates an irresistible charm.
Arriving from the mainland, after a short walk on the connecting bridge, you are suddenly immerse in history with the entrance to the main square: the "marktplatz". It is here that the historic heart of Lindau lies, and where some of the most important town monuments stand.
The centre is dominated by the main street "maximilianstrasse": boutiques and shops open along a street, complimented by Gothic and Renaissance houses, frescoed facades that alternate with elegant palaces.
"A historic island of unmistakable charm: washed by the crystal-clear Constance lake
Arriving at the port you cannot miss the famous lakeside promenade with its restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the bay.
Here you will find two of the city’s prominent landmarks: the old lighthouse and the Bavarian lion.
The "Mangturm" is an elegant medieval building with a steep roof, while the lion is a stone sculpture that symbolizes the pride and royalty of the Bavarian people.
Lindau is a jewel on Lake Constance: the ideal stopover for a boat trip on a sunny day or a romantic evening immersed in the charm of yesteryear.
CLOSE TO OUR HEARTS
"The street markets feeling in the main streets, the big Eiskaffee and beautiful panorama from the top of the Lighthouse.
WHAT TO VISIT IN LINDAU AND IN THE CONSTANCE LAKE REGION
IN THE VILLAGE:
1. Walk in the little streets of the city island.
2. Reach the top of the Lindau lighthouse, the "Neuer Lindauer Leuchtturm".
3. Take a Selfie with the beautiful facade of the "Altes Rahthaus".
4: Enjoy an "eiskaffee" or a big piece of cake in one of the many bars and restaurants of the village.
IN THE NEARBY REGION:
1. A cruise on the Constance lake.
2. Don't miss the Pfanderspitze panoramic point and the Alpen wild park.
3. Bregenz the austrian city of the Constance lake.
4. Zeppelin museum in Friedrichshafen.
5. Taste the local white wine in Hagnau am Bodensee
6. Visit the beautiful medieval village of Meersburg
WHEN TO VISIT LINDAU
We spent a beautiful days in this village (connected to the land with a large bridge) during Summer. It was a bit too warm, but thanks to a really good Eiskaffe (iced coffee) that refreshed us quicly, we had been ready to reach the top of the panoramic Lighthouse.
We suggets a visit from April to October and during the Christmas time. Lindau is one of the most famous destinations of the Constance lake, could be really busy during the day.
WHERE TO SLEEP IN LINDAU - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS
Lindau offers a large number of hotels and holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation on the island or in the rest of the village.
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HOW TO GET TO LINDAU
Lindau is located in the German part of lake Constance - Bodensee. It is well connected and accessible by pubblic transport. It easly reachble by car from Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Germany.
In front the island the are a lot of parking place, by a fee. The best option is to reach Lindau by boat from Bregenz or Fredrichshafen.
The island is a big pedestrian area.
FLIGHT CONNECTIONS: Check here for your flight on:
ZHR - Zurich airport 1,40h
FDH - Bodensee airport 0,20h
MUC - Munchen airport 2,00h
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