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Things to do in Constance, Germany

 
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Mainau is an island in Lake Constance. It is maintained as a garden island and a model of excellent environmental practices. We just arrived to Constance with ferry than by car just about 5 km and we found that really exiting island.

It has a lot of exotic flowers, palm trees, giant trees, with a greenery and butterfly house and in the middle of the island the famous palace by Lennart Bernadotte.

At the coast of the island you can find a lot of ducks and swan so close that you can barelly touch them.

We spent there the whole day, this was really beatuiful and relaxing.

 

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Two weeks in Germany - overview

1. Nov 30, 1999 Europa Park in Rust (Rust)  (* 4)
2. Jun 22, 2010 Ravensburg (Ravensburg)  (* 10)
3. Jun 23, 2010 Things to do in Constance (Constance)  (* 22)
4. Jun 24, 2010 Short visit in Munich (Munich)  (* 27)
5. Jun 26, 2010 What to see in Waldburg (Waldburg)  (* 16)
6. Jun 26, 2010 What to visit in Weingarten (Weingarten)  (* 11)

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Recommended Friedrichshafen Guide

Friedrichshafen Travel guide

If you were to define this city by one word in any Friedrichshafen travel guide, that word would definitely be Zeppelin. Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin was born in Constance and founded the Zeppelin Corporation which was one of the first considerable boosts in southern German economy. Friedrichshafen itself was home to the Zeppelin Airship Company and the whole story of the flying machines and their inventor can be learned by visiting the popular Zeppelin Museum. Modern technology helped improve the construction of Zeppelins and today there are several small airships available for rental and sightseeing tours in and around Friedrichshafen. The... Read more »

 
 
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