Friedrichshafen

Travel Guide
Friedrichshafen showing street scenes, a marina and a ferry
A university town on the northern side of Lake Constance, Friedrichshafen boasts picturesque surroundings and a perfect location for trips into Switzerland and Austria.

Located on the edge of Lake Constance in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg, Friedrichshafen had to be rebuilt after the bombings it endured in the Second World War. Now it is a thoroughly modern and popular resort, a place to explore the long waterfront promenade along the lake, enjoy stunning views of the snowy Alpine peaks and take day trips into nearby Austria and Switzerland. Perhaps the most significant landmark anywhere to be found in Friedrichshafen, the Schlosskirche (Palace Church) looms over the town. With two 180-foot (55-meter) domed towers made from Rorschach sandstone, this longstanding Protestant church was built by Christian Thumb in the late 17th century.

Another highlight of the city, through a relative newcomer, is the Dornier Museum. Enjoy a full and fascinating insight into a century of aviation history. The dramatic façade of the building conceals 400 exhibits, including twelve original aircraft, seven space exhibits and more besides: an ideal family attraction.

The Schulmuseum is another popular attraction, exploring how school life has developed over the last two hundred years and offering a glimpse into the past. Visit here to discover exhibits including old teaching materials, slate pencil boxes, satchels and many more memories of former school days.

For a dramatic experience, head to the Zeppelin Museum situated within the harbor station, where you'll find the world's largest collection on airship history, along with an assortment of art dating back to the late Middle Ages. Set foot aboard a 108-foot (33-meter) reconstruction of part of a Hindenburg airship, which originally ferried passengers around the country in the 1930s until the famously devastating air disaster.

From lakes and mountains to education and aviation, Friedrichshafen offers a wealth of attractions.

Hotel Restaurant Maier
Hotel Restaurant Maier
4 out of 5
Poststrasse 1-3, Friedrichshafen, BW, 88048
The price is £83 per night from 28 Aug to 29 Aug
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy free WiFi, a marina and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (357 reviews)
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Reviewed on 22 Jun 2022

Hotel Restaurant Maier
SEEhotel Friedrichshafen
SEEhotel Friedrichshafen
Bahnhofplatz 2, Friedrichshafen, BW, 88045
The price is £146 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (601 reviews)
SEEhotel well located
"Super location. Friendly staff. No room service but nice breakfast and dinner menu. Right by bus station and lake so easy to get around and nice restaurants close by."

Reviewed on 30 Apr 2022

SEEhotel Friedrichshafen
Ibis Styles Friedrichshafen (Eröffnung Frühjahr 2022)
Ibis Styles Friedrichshafen (Eröffnung Frühjahr 2022)
3.5 out of 5
Fallenbrunnen 15/1, Friedrichshafen, 88045
Fully refundable
The price is £105 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Popular attractions Strandbad Friedrichshafen and Schulmuseum ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"Es ist ein gutes Hotel, leider etwas außerhalb. Zum Zentrum sind es 5min mit dem Auto. Da in der Umgebung des Hotels noch Bauarbeiten sind, ist etwas Baulärm ab 7:00 Uhr vorhanden."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Ibis Styles Friedrichshafen (Eröffnung Frühjahr 2022)
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Carli's Bed-No-Breakfast
Carli's Bed-No-Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
Möttelistraße 11, Friedrichshafen, BW, 88045
Stay at this business-friendly apartment in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and on-site parking. Our guests praise the overall value in their ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Nice room, highly recommend
"Good price, location, host, services. We really enjoy staying at Carli's house."

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2019

Carli's Bed-No-Breakfast
Fewo-innenstadt
Fewo-innenstadt
Friedrichshafen, BW
Stay at this apartment in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy WiFi, 2 bedrooms and a combined bath/shower. Popular attractions Buchhorn Fountain and Lake Constance Promenade ...
Fewo-innenstadt
Modern apartment
Modern apartment
Friedrichshafen, BW
Stay at this apartment in Friedrichshafen. Enjoy WiFi, on-site parking and a balcony. Popular attractions Friedrichshafen Harbour and Zeppelin Museum are located ...
Modern apartment
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