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Isle of Mainau

78465 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7531 303 0
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Gardens and parkland on a large area

Best visited on a dry day and to coincide with the flowering seasons. On our visit in June the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Perfect Family Destination

The park is great and offers a lot for everyone. The gastronomy is a different story. Families... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The almost-tropical island of Mainau features a magnificent garden at its center and an ancient castle, which was the former residence of the Knights of the Teutonic Order.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
78465 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7531 303 0
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Reviewed yesterday

Best visited on a dry day and to coincide with the flowering seasons. On our visit in June the roses were the main attraction, and other areas were less colourful. The butterfly house was intriguing but rather crowded,so visit early if possible

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The park is great and offers a lot for everyone. The gastronomy is a different story. Families better bring their food.

Thank Ralph H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular viewing for all interested in flowers! Worth all your time to walk and take in the beautiful atmosphere. Just lovely!

Thank JerriB
Reviewed 1 week ago

was impressed by the butterflies! The island is very nice on a sunny day. There are flowers and some placed with animals. Definitely a great place for kids. The tickets are quite expensive but it's a must-see if you visit Konstanz.

Thank Cretu A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place; my wife wanted to visit this Island since she was a teenager and now she finally has, and it is simply wonderful, an Island covered in the most wonderful garden, with fantastic trees and flowers every where. Such beauty, just to...More

Thank davidox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place especially if you love flowers I went in summer very early in the morning to beat the heat and to beat the crowd I left around 10:30 and the que to get in was very busy Car park is well...More

Thank Stefanie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flowers everywhere. It is a nice place for families to enjoy a Sunday afternoon. There are also places to have a lunch.

Thank Tiago A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are thankful we didn’t pass this garden-covered island in Lake Constance (Bodensee). The many plantings were exquisite. Some had lots of color, some were muted, some were the shapes of animals. The water views added to the beauty. Although we couldn’t ride our bikes...More

Thank Claudia E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It a beautiful flower island with big playground for children and young children. There some animals like pony, chicken, peacock, goat, butterfly house etc. Wonderful view of lake constanz. Nice place to spend a day in summer or spring. In summer it will be very...More

2  Thank veronica_vania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed this wonderful garden Island very much. You need to get there early and plan to spend entire day, lots to see. There is also a fine restaurant worth trying as you relax and eat a lovely meal

1  Thank FroggyLein23
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colin s
do you have to go by boat to the island
21 May 2017|
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Response from JBee_8 | Reviewed this property |
You can travel by boat to Mainau if coming from elsewhere on the lake, or park and walk across the short causeway if coming from Konstanz.
Peter C
Do you have to pay to go onto the island or only for the attractions?
15 May 2017|
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Response from travelat70 | Reviewed this property |
The round trip ferry including the entrance ticket to the island was 33 Euro. I believe the island was the attraction and you only enter once.
which month is best to see/smell the rose gardens? is the island easy to walk around for disabled person? is is better to fly to switzerland or germany using the nearest airport to lake constance,or arrival by rail from uk? thank you.
9 February 2017|
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Response from inselmainau | Property representative |
Actually our roses start flowering by the end of May and during June, July. Please note that the blooming period depends on temperatures and rainfall. For handicapped persons Mainau Island is a lovely destination, at the... More
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