Lindau lies in a very unique area in southern Germany. The area around Lake Constance has its own microclimate, which ensures that the region boasts unusually rich, verdant vegetation.
Easy access to the surrounding area and the numerous potential excursions on offer to guests in the border triangle of Germany, Austria and Switzerland ensure that you’ll never get bored.
This page features our ultimate list of top tips for leisure and holidays on and by Lake Constance. Hiking, culinary specialities, museums, history and culture are bound to delight active guests of all ages. And the range of activities on offer for families is truly impressive!
The Bodensee Card PLUS is a way of discovering all the many attractions in and around Lake Constance in an affordable way. It includes free tickets for 160 attractions and the local boats.Bodensee Card PLUS
At the municipal theatre, visitors can enjoy top-quality concerts, theatrical performances, cabaret and a host of other events. Theatre lovers will always get their money’s worth here.Lindau theatre
Legoland Günzburg, Europa-Park Rust, Allensbach Tierpark, Abenteuerland Walter Zoo, Bodensee-Freizeitpark Conny-Land, Witziger Wandern auf dem Witzweg, Sealife Konstanz Schloss Salem, Affenberg Salem, Schwäbischer Bodensee, Bodensee Highlights
Pfänder, Karren Dornbirn, Inatura Dornbirn, Dornbirn Rappenlochschlucht, Seilbahn Bezau, Oberstaufen Alpsee, Wälderbähnle, Säntis Schwebebahn, Mainau, Rheinfall, Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB), Flugplatz Wildberg, Messe Lindau, Messe Friedrichshafen, Busplan Bodo, Stadtbus Lindau, Stadtplan Lindau, Thermen im Allgäu, Baden am Bodensee, Ausflüge am Bodensee
You can catch the following types of fish in Lake Constance: eel, bass, pike, carp, tench and pikeperch. You can purchase temporary fishing permits in Lindau (annual fishing permit required).
Bathing and swimming …
are possible at the Eichwald and Lindenhof lidos, the Römerschanze resort, the Aeschach baths, on the Far Island, at the Oberreitnau open-air bath and at the Limare SPASS & VITALBAD spa.
Lindau is located in the immediate vicinity of the Allgäu, Swiss, Liechtenstein and Austrian Alps. Mountain enthusiasts can enjoy all the pursuits the Alps have to offer, from hiking to rock climbing.
Lake Constance boat rides
Visit the top sights on Lake Constance by boat! Instead of getting stuck in traffic, simply travel to a host of destinations quickly and easily by boat.
Several restaurants in Lindau and the surrounding area have their own bowling alleys. Reserve an alley for yourself and your group, and enjoy an evening’s bowling in a great atmosphere.
The Ungern-Sternberg stables on the Taubenberg, just a 15-minute drive from Lindau, offer riding lessons, outdoor and indoor riding arenas and daily rides in the countryside.
Sightseeing flights are possible at the Weißensberg-Wildberg airfield. The zeppelin flights start and land in Friedrichshafen.
Sailing courses and sailing boat hire
The best place to rent motor and sailing boats is from the Lake Constance yachting school (Bodensee-Yachtschule). Children’s sailing courses with 24-hour supervision are perfect for families.
The Pro Marine diving school with diving shop on Lindau Island offers diver training, courses for advanced learners and diving excursions for experienced divers.
Water skiing and windsurfing courses
It’s true – you can actually windsurf in Lindau! The Kreitmeier windsurfing school, located on the Eichwald lido, rents out surfboards and has a Mistral training and test centre. It also offers taster courses and rafting trips.