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The Palace Church – an art historical site

The palace church with its two 55-meter-high domed towers of Rorschach sandstone is Friedrichshafen’s landmark and today it’s one of the famous Upper Swabian Baroque buildings. Learn about the interesting history of the Palace Church, which was built from 1695 to 1702 from the former monastery Hofen and extended through the new constructions of the convent buildings with a church at the end of the 18th century.

: 60 minutes
Price: € 90 (maximum 25 people)

This tour can be combined with an individual wine tasting at the Wine store Schloss Friedrichshafen.
Booking and prices on request: Vinothek Schloss Friedrichshafen, Tel. +49 7541 307 332, vinothek-fn(at)hofkammer.de, www.weingut-wuerttemberg.de

Bodensee Navigation – then and now

On this tour, you will discover interesting and curious facts about the history of navigation Lake Constance – from the early cargosailors in the Middle Ages and steamboat fleet from the 19th and early 20th century to modern day cruise ships and ferries of the “White Fleet.”

90 minutes
Price: € 90 (maximum 25 people)

Discover Friedrichshafen from the water

Take a tour with the MS Seeschwalbe, a nostalgic mahagoni boat, and experience sights such as the Schlosssteg (palace pier), and the Schlosskirche (palace church). Tours take place only in good weather, from May to September.

On request, we arrange a local tour guide who will tell you interesting facts and anecdotes about the history of the Zeppelin town during the tour.

Tours for groups: CMS Schifffahrt, Tel. +49 7551 916904, www.seeschwalbe-fn.de, duration and fee on request, max. 43 people.

Fountains tour in Friedrichshafen

Wells are sources of a city’s life. Friedrichshafen has a lot of them. Experience and learn about the city’s history through a guided tour of the various, unusual fountains. This tour takes you away from the normal tourist routes.

: 90 minutes
Price: € 90 (maximum 25 people)

A historic time travel by bicycle

The approx. 2-hour tour takes you to Friedrichshafen’s landmark, the Baroque Schlosskirche, and to the former flak barracks, today’s headquarters of the Cooperative State University and Zeppelin University. Passing apple orchards, you reach the highest point, the Kirche Berg, with a limitless view on the urban Friedrichshafen. The return journey takes you to the historical monument Zeppelindorf and through Riedlewald back to the starting point, the Tourist-Information Centre.

: 120 minutes
Price: € 100 (maximum 14 participants)

Reduced bike hire for the whole day: € 8.00 at Gasthof Rebstock, Werastraße 35, Tel. +49 7541 9501640, www.fahrradverleih-friedrichshafen.com, on request.
Bicycle helmets on request.

Guided tours by bike and Savourer bicycle tours

Be active and get to know Friedrichshafen from unconventional angles – Cycle with our guides on varied paths through the romantic landscape around Friedrichshafen with a unique view of the Alps.We are pleased to arrange local bike guides for you, who accompany your group on one or even several days through the Lake Constance region.

Combine your guided bike tour with gourmet spots in and around Friedrichshafen. Taste garden vegetables at the show house garden of the Zeppelin Village or enjoy fine wines at the wine store Schloss Friedrichshafen. We are pleased to advise you about the various possibilities.

Information & Registration
Anja Rieser
Tel. +49 7541 20355404
Fax +49 7541 20355450
E-Mail: a.rieser(at)friedrichshafen.de

Sabine Hofmann
Tel.: +49 7541 20355407
Fax: +49 7541 20355450
E-Mail: s.hofmann(at)friedrichshafen.de



Opening hours Tourist Information:
May to September
Mon to Fri  9am - 6pm
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:

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