Friedrichshafen Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Friedrichshafen

A long Easter weekend in Europe is a perfect opportunity for a mini-vacation, but this year we decided to indulge in a staycation....

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Another weekend day, I went on a 67km Bodensee circuit, biking to Switzerland from Konstanz to Romanshorn, taking the ferry to cross to Germany at Friedrichshafen and biking in Germany to Meersburg and then taking another ferry to come back to Konstanz....

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Top Places To Visit in Friedrichshafen 31 Spots

Neue Messe 1, 88010 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg
Meersburgerstrasse 32, 88048 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg

About Friedrichshafen

First up was Friedrichshafen (Germany), better known for its airport and Zeppelin museum, neither of which we visited. The drive was long (because Isaiah decided against getting a Vignette for Austria and we didn't want to get another ticket for driving on the Austrian autobahn unlawfully) and uneventful, so we were relieved to finally arrive in town and grab something to eat. After walking around the city center, which took us all of a half hour, we stopped for ice cream, because that's apparently what you do in Friedrichshafen if you're not inside the Zeppelin museum. My favorite thing about the town was looking across the vast lake that is the Bodensee and seeing the Swiss Alps! From the Swiss side looking toward the German side you just see flat, so it was nice to see some terrain. Sunday we made ourselves a little feast. I was in charge of the green bean casserole and candied yams and Isaiah made the best chicken and dumplings ever. We finished things off with chocolate eggs. Yum.

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