"Lindau *IN* Bodensee" Top 5 Page for this destination Lindau by travelfrosch

Lindau Travel Guide: 80 reviews and 240 photos

Idyllic Island

Proud locals call their town Lindau in Bodensee. This village, they point out, is not on the lake, but rather in it. On or in, it is undoubtedly a gorgeous place to visit. And visited it is by a great number of German vacationers.

The Old Town

In addition to the lake all around, you can enjoy strolling through the narrow streets and classic architecture of this former medieval "Imperial Free City" at the crossroads of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Lake Boats

As you might expect, a popular activity is to take boats around the lake. You can either take scenic tours, or use the frequent (during summer, at least) boats to continue your journey. For example, we took a boat across the lake to Switzerland, subsequently re-joining the rails for our journey to the Swiss Alps.

  • Last visit to Lindau: Aug 2011
  • Intro Updated Feb 11, 2012
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2011 at 3:44 PM

    This is a place we plan to see next spring-but in Sept/Oct we go to Dresden & Bamberg-beer haven. You did a nice job in presenting this town.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2011 at 12:37 AM

    Nice page with photo's to match! Looks like a lovely town and area to pay a visit to!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2011 at 12:31 AM

    :-)) Thanks again, Mark :-)) And guess who will arrive in Lindau mid of June :-) Good to know that Kartoffelpuffer are being served and that there is enough to see for a long weekend :-)) Maybe I even see Swan dancing?

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Sep 19, 2010 at 6:12 AM

    Hi Mark, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Lindau. And you even posted your tips in the right place. There are two towns called Lindau in Bavaria and 27 VT members have chosen the wrong one (over by the Czech border).

  • freddie18's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2009 at 5:36 PM

    The Rathaus in Lindau looks interesting even from the outside. A work full of art, I should say.

  • Herwig1961's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2008 at 6:32 PM

    Have been 2times in Lindau and always enjoyed it.Really a beautiful place!Didn`t know about ,,In``:-)))

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2007 at 2:29 AM

    Pretty picturesque lakeside town. Stunning scenery. Thanks for sharing Lindau. Cheers, SL :)

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