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The Palace Church – an Art-Historical Sight

This tour includes a historical overview of the former monastery Kloster Hofen and the new convent buildings with a church erected at the end of the 18th century. The Schlosskirche (palace church) with both its 55m (180ft) high dome towers made of Rorschach sandstone is the landmark of the town and is counted among the famous Upper-Swabian buildings of baroque.

Duration
: 60 minutes
Price: € 80 (max. 25 people)

The tour can be combined with an individual wine tasting at the vinotheque of Schloss Friedrichshafen (Friedrichshafen Palace).
Booking and prices on request: Vinothek Schloss Friedrichshafen, Tel. +49 7541 307 332, www.weingut-wuerttemberg.de

The History of Bodensee Navigation and the Harbour

On this tour, you will learn interesting and strange facts about the history of the Lake Constance navigation, which are well worth knowing. Beginning with the early Lastensegler (cargo sailing boats) in the Middle Ages, over to the steamship fleet of the 19th and early 20th centuries, to the modern pleasure boats and ferries of the “Weisse Flotte“ (white fleet).

Duration:
90 minutes
Price: € 80 (max. 25 people)

Searching for Royal Clues in Friedrichshafen

How closely Friedrichshafen was connected with the royal dynasty of Württemberg, can still be recognized by the names of streets and buildings. Of course, König Friedrich (King Frederick), the founder of Friedrichshafen, and his family history deserve to be focused on. The close relation of Württemberg to the family of the Russian tsar showed when Tsar Alexander II visited his sister Queen Olga in Friedrichshafen.
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: € 80 (max. 25 people)

The Fountain Tour in Friedrichshafen

Fountains are a town’s source of life. And Friedrichshafen has quite a lot of them. Experience and get to know the town history on a guided tour to the different and unique wells and fountains. This tour leads you off the beaten track.
Duration: 90 minutes through the inner city and along the lakeside promenade
Price: € 80 (max. 25 people)

A historic Time Travel by Bicycle

This bicycle tour takes you to the landmark of the Zeppelin Town, the Baroque Palace Church and further to the former Flakkaserne, now the headquarters of the Cooperative State University and Zeppelin University. Passing apple orchards, you reach the highest point, the church in Berg, with a beautiful view. The return journey takes you to the landmark Zeppelin Village and through the Riedlewald forest back to the Tourist Information.

Duration
: 120 minutes
Price: € 80 (max. 15 people)

Discounted rates for bicycle rent (1 day) € 6 at Gasthof Rebstock, Werastr. 35, Tel. +49 7541 9501640, www.fahrradverleih-friedrichshafen.com ,on request. Please bring your own helmet.

Information & Registration
Anja Rieser
Tel. +49 7541 300115
Fax +49 7541 72588
E-Mail: a.rieser(at)friedrichshafen.de

Sabine Hofmann
Tel.: +49 7541 300118
Fax: +49 7541 72588
E-Mail: s.hofmann(at)friedrichshafen.de

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Opening hours Tourist Information:
October:
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 9am - 1pm

Audioguide Friedrichshafen

An interactive City Tour for adults and children for your smartphone. Listen to exciting stories about the sights in Friedrichshafen:
audioguide.friedrichshafen.de

Friedrichshafen weather forecast

1 Sunday
13 °C, partly cloudy
8 Monday
10 °C, showers
3 Tuesday
13 °C, overcast
0 Wednesday
16 °C, sunny

Would you like to learn more about Friedrichshafen? Detailed information in german you can also find on www.friedrichshafen.de.