Guided Tours

Friedrichshafen embodies pioneer spirit and vigorous culture – join us on a journey through the city’s history. Our guides tell you stories about glamorous times and magic mysteries.

For individual travelers in English. Friedrichshafen embodies pioneer spirit and vigorous culture – join us on a journey through the city’s history. Our guides tell you stories about glamorous times and magic mysteries. On the lakeside promenade you discover the landmarks of the city. No reservation required (max. 25 participants)
No reservation required.

Dates: Friday, 5 July at 6:30 pm / Sunday, 7 and 21 July at 10 am / Tuesday, 3 September at 6:30 pm / Sunday, 8 September at 10 am

Fee: € 5 (free of charge for children up to 14 years and card holders of the Bodensee Card Plus, € 1 discount with the Friedrichshafen Guestcard)

Information & Meeting Point: Tourist Information Friedrichshafen, Bahnhofplatz 2, Tel. +49 7541 20355444

Group tours in English on request

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Discover Friedrichshafen from the water. Take a 45-minute tour with the MS Seeschwalbe, a nostalgic mahogany boat, and experience sights such as the Schlosssteg (palace pier) and the Schlosskirche (palace church). Ship along the lakeside promenade and learn interesting facts about the history of the Zeppelin Town from a tour guide. No reservation required. Tours take place only in good weather.

Dates: Saturday, 18 May to 28 Sep at noon. There is no boat tour on 15 June.

Fee: € 10, children (6-15 yrs) € 5,- (max. 43 participants)

Meeting point: lakeside promenade (opposite Eiscafé Italia, Seestr. 10)

Information: Tourist Information Friedrichshafen, Tel. +49 7541 20355444

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Our Airport Tour shows you how an airport operates. You can watch how the aeroplanes are cleared and you are taken by bus over the runway. Then you visit the airport fire-fighters and their fire trucks to name a few of the interesting things you will do. Reservation required.

Meeting point / Dates: Information desk in the arrival terminal / on agreement

Fee: Adults € 8.50 / Children (4 – 16 years) € 5 / Family ticket € 22

Information: Flughafen Friedrichshafen GmbH, Tel. +49 7541 2840, www.bodensee-airport.eu 

Observe sun, moon, planets and distant sky objects through telescopes. A view to the moon and to the rings of Saturn becomes an unforgettable experience. No reservation required. Free of charge.

Meeting Point: At the Lakeshore, in front of the Graf-Zeppelin-Haus

Dates: Saturday, 10 August and 7 September at 9 pm in clear skies

Information: Astronomische Vereinigung Bodensee e. V., berthold.wassmuth@arcor.de, www.bodensee-sternwarte.de 

A small Wine Tasting in the Wine Store leaves visitors immersed in the Wurttemberg wine world. Here, in the elegant ambience of the Friedrichshafen Palace, there are great wines to discover. For spontaneous visitors there is an opportunity to sample the wines at a small tasting at any time during opening hours. No reservation required.

Fee: € 5

Opening hours: Tue to Fri 2pm – 6pm, Sat 10am – 1pm (closed in January)

Information: Vinothek Schloss Friedrichshafen, Schlossstr. 1,Tel. +49 7541 307332, www.weingut-wuerttemberg.de

Interactive City Tour

The walk with the Audioguide is a vivid, fact-filled and humorous tour that takes a sideways look at what makes Friedrichshafen a place like no other. Students of the Zeppelin University tell exciting stories about the sights in Friedrichshafen.

Audioguide Friedrichshafen – Interactive City Tour for adults and children – simply by smartphone!

Listening is a must: audioguide.friedrichshafen.de