Lindau

Aerial view of port Lindau at Lake Constance

The location is unique: an historic island with a distinctive charm surrounded by a crystal clear lake and a lush environment. And in the background, the snow-covered scenery rises upwards - Lindau offers a holiday atmosphere on the shores of Lake Constance.

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Lindau old town

Lindau old town is situated on an island in Lake Constance covering barely 70 hectares. With itsc enturies-old buildings, lively squares and picturesque alleyways, the Lake Constance atmosphere is almost palpable. The well-known harbour entrance with its Bavarian lion and white lighthouse is set against an impressive panorama looking over the Alps and Lake Constance. On the lakeside promenade which is the most attractive on Lake Constance, the numerous cafés are the ideal place to watch the maritime activity in the harbour.
 

Relaxing in Lindau

On the mainland, extensive lakeside areas and attractive parks steeped in history, such as the Lindenhofpark, offer even more space to relax, take a stroll and enjoy a picnic.
 

Culture in Lindau

Lindau has plenty to offer culture fans too: The City museum on the market place is housed in one of the most attractive baroque town houses, the Haus zum Cavazzen, and the high-quality varying art exhibitions are a pleasure to see. Lindau Theatre not only plays host to renowned troupes and ensembles but is also home to the unique Lindau puppet opera which has gained fame outside the region.
 

must-dos in Lindau

  • discover the island and its sights
  • climb the lighthouse and enjoy the view
  • wander through the Lindenhofpark
  • admire the dancing puppets of the Lindau puppet opera
  • stroll along the lakeside promenade

 

The right place at any time of year:

  • Spring tip: 
    discover the fruit blossom along the panorama cycling circuit
     
  • Summer tip:
    take a historical dip in the park lido, the art nouveau pool of the Hotel Bad Schachen
     
  • Autumn tip: 
    take a walk through the Lindenhofpark and listen to the rustling of the leaves
     
  • Winter tip:
    visit the Lindau harbour Christmas

Experiences in Lindau

Lindau City Museum at Lake Constance

Lindau City Museum

Lindau City Museum is housed in one of the most attractive baroque town houses Lake Constance – the historic “Haus zum Cavazzen”. In addition to the numerous exhibits relating to the history of...

Passenger ships

A short break on-board. A light breeze that strokes your face. The unmistakable smell of the fresh Lake Constance air. A glass of wine by the ship’s rail as you look out across the great expanse of...

Events in Lindau

Top event

Autumn food festival by Lake Constance – in and around Lindau

13. October until 27. October

Smoked white fish fillet with a glass of Müller-Thurgau or typical Allgäu cheese and bread with a freshly pulled beer - the regional pleasures by Lake Constance are seemingly endless in and around...

Lindau harbour Christmas

23. November until 17. December

There are lots of Christmas markets. Only Lindau has a harbour Christmas. Nowhere can Christmas market fans find their heart’s desire in such a relaxed manner and nowhere is the scenery more...

Tours including Lindau

Panoramic cycle tour by Lake Constance in and around Lindau

Panoramic cycle tour by Lake Constance in and around Lindau

Discover the Lake Constance region with the...

3 days

Contact

Lindau Tourismus und Kongress GmbH, Alfred-Nobel-Platz 1, 88131 Lindau, Germany