Guided tours

Discover Friedrichshafen from new perspectives

For individual travelers in English. Experience Friedrichshafen’s sights on a 90-minute walk which will take you past the historic bridge and onto Friedrichshafen’s landmark, the Baroque Palace Church (Schlosskirche). Walk along the beautiful promenade with its unique lake and alpine views to the Zeppelin Museum where you will find the world’s largest exhibition on airship travel. Entry fee for museum not included. No reservation required.

Dates: Saturday, 07, 21 and 28 July at 10.30am

Fee: € 5 (children up to 14 years free)

Information: Tourist Information Friedrichshafen, Tel. +49 7541 20355444 Group tours in English on request

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. Tours take place only in good weather. No reservation required.

Dates: Sat, 12 May, 02 and 16 June, 07 and 21 July, 11 and 25 Aug, 08 and 22 Sept at noon

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 

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, 

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: Sat, 18 and 25 August at 9 pm in clear skies

Information: Astronomische Vereinigung Bodensee e. V.,, 

Interactive City Tour

Interactive City Tour for adults and children on your smartphone. Students of the Zeppelin University tell exciting stories about the sights in Friedrichshafen.

Listening is a must: