Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Friedrichshafen

Like a sparkling jewel, Friedrichshafen lies on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance surrounded by magnificent mountains. The untouched nature all around helps lean back and relax while explorers appreciate Friedrichshafen’s undisputed position as the birthplace of the Zeppelin. Come and discover a variety of leisure facilities, the wealth of cultural attractions and the exciting aviation history. Enjoy the Swabian cosiness associated with urban flair, plus the chance to hop over the border to Switzerland in less than an hour.

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The Zeppelin Museum

The Zeppelin museum is a must-see for all aviation fans, as it boasts the world’s largest selection of airships, including full-scale reconstruction of parts of the famous Hindenburg Zeppelin.
Adresse: Seestraße 22, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 138 010
Åpningstider: May-Oct daily 9am-5pm. Nov-Apr Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Zeppelin Well

Friedrichhafen’s Zeppelin Well was rebuilt in 2000, basing on the original model of 1909 that had been destroyed in the Second World War. Close by lies the Zeppelin Monument, which commemorates Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
Adresse: Friedrichsstraße, Friedrichshafen

Castle Church of Friedrichshafen

The 55-metre high castle church, made out of sandstone, is the town’s landmark. It was built between 1695 and 1701, and it is considered as one of the best-known baroque-style buildings in the region. Call in advance if you want to book a guided tour, and do not forget to check out the castle itself as well.
Adresse: Schloßstraße 2, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 121 308

Castle of Friedrichshafen

The Castle of Friedrichshafen, also known as convent Hofen, was originally built in 1654, as a monastery for the Benedictines of Weingarten. Today, it serves as the residence of Friedrich, Duke of Wuerttemberg, and it is right next to the castle church itself.
Adresse: Schlosstrasse 1, Friedrichshafen

Lake Constance Trail

Walk along the Lake Constance trail, the Bodenseepfad, to admire the magnificent flora and fauna of this region. In order to experience this nature at its best, join exhibitions and free tours organised by the nature conservation centre of nearby town Eriskirch.
Adresse: Bahnhofstraße 24, Eriskrich

Lakeside Promenade

The Lakeside Promenade is one of Lake Constance’s longest lake side promenades, and an ideal opportunity to get some fresh air and to relax after a tough day of sightseeing. Do also enjoy the excellent view of the Austrian and Swiss Alps.
Adresse: Östliche Uferstraße 1, Friedrichshafen

School Museum

The School Museum in Friedrichshafen offers an insight into the development of German education. Here you can see everything from the convent schools in the 800's to those of the present day.
Adresse: Friedrichstraße 14, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 120 355 610
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Mole Tower

Mole Tower is a unique lookout point from where you can enjoy the beautiful Lake Constance, the Alps and Friedrichshafen right from the city harbour. Climb up the stairs of the 22-metre high steel tower and let the beautiful view surprise you.
Adresse: Seestraße, Friedrichshafen

Dornier Aviation and Aerospace Museum

The Dornier Museum of Aviation and Aerospace brings 100 years of exciting aerospace history back to life, and indeed proves that everyone can be a pioneer. Right at the airport, you will get the feeling of great adventures.
Adresse: Claude-Dornier-Platz 1, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 148 736 00
Åpningstider: May-Oct Fri-Wed 9am-5pm and Thu 9am-8pm. Nov-Apr Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Lake Constance Festival

The Lake Constance Festival, better known as Bodensee-Festival, annually and under changing topics displays about 80 events at up to 35 venues. The festival sees itself primarily as an interdisciplinary arts event that every year presents orchestral, chamber and organ orchestras, jazz, theatre, dance and literature as essential parts of its unique program.
Adresse: Olgastraße 21, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 120 333 00

Restaurant Hotel Maier

This restaurant serves a variety of both international and local dishes, which are all prepared with attention to details. In addition to its high quality menu, this restaurant is only 100 metres away from Lake Constance, and sitting down on their lovely decorated summer terrace is highly recommended.
Adresse: Poststrasse 1-3, Friedrichshafen-Fischbach
Telefon: +49 754 140 40
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am-2:30pm and 5:30pm-11pm

SEEhotel Restaurant

In this restaurant, you can enjoy specialities from the regions around Lake Constance. The dishes are always well prepared, basing on regional and fresh ingredients, and influenced by a creative touch – also, treat yourself with a glass of Lake Constance wine, or a colourful cocktail at this hotel's own bar afterwards.
Adresse: Bahnhofplatz 2, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 130 30
Åpningstider: Daily 6:30am-10am and 2pm-10pm
Transport: Friedrichshafen Stadtbahnhof

Restaurant Ringhotel Krone

At this traditional Swabian restaurant located in the Schnetzenhausen district, you can choose from a range of specialities. The specialities include fresh fish, game from the hotel’s own hunting ground, as well as some regional wines. It also has a seasonal menu.
Adresse: Untere Mühlbachstraße 1, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 140 80
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am-10:30pm

El Bocado

El Bocado is a rustic restaurant offering Mexican and Spanish cuisine, such as Chili Con Carne, and also a wide variety of vegetarian dishes. Do not forget to treat yourself with typical South American cocktails like Caipirinha.
Adresse: Paulinenstraße 8, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 135 423
Åpningstider: Daily 7pm-1am

Schlemmermarkt am See

Every Saturday, the Schlemmermarkt attracts both guests and locals to stroll on the Adenauer Platz. With a special mix of shopping and joy, you can be pleased with culinary varieties, international dishes and – most important – the best of the region.
Adresse: Adenauerplatz, Friedrichshafen
Åpningstider: Sat 9am-3pm

Alte Schwäbische Feuerwache

At Alte Schwäbische Feuerwache, which – so far – means "Old Swabian Firestation", you can enjoy traditional Swabian cuisine in a rustic setting and at a lovely garden terrace. Moreover, they have changing lunch menus every day.
Adresse: Charlottenstraße 14, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 125 353
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9am-12am. Sat 9am-2pm. Sun 9am-12am

Delphi Kakoulis

Indulge in an excellent atmosphere right at the lake, when entering the modern and stylish restaurant called Delphi. Greek and Italian dishes are served around the clock, and both the food and the service are highly inviting.
Adresse: Seestraße 20, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 122 160
Åpningstider: Daily 11.00-23.00

Cafe Höpker

If you have a craving for something sweet you should head to Café Höpker, as this place has high quality confectionery products from the finest ingredients. Here you can enjoy everything from classic cakes and modern patisseries to delicious home-made ice cream and tasty chocolate. If you are longing for great breakfast or small snacks, you will also strike there.
Adresse: Birnauweg 10, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 141 272
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 9:30am-6:30pm. Sun 10am-6:30pm


Weber&Weiss is a cafe and confectionery that offers finest chocolates and chocolate specialities like the famous Zeppelin praline. They also serve large selections of pies, cakes and light meals, and everything is freshly prepared.
Adresse: Charlottenstraße 11, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 121 771
Åpningstider: Mon 10am-6pm. Tue-Fri 8:30am-6pm. Sat 8:30am-3pm. Sun 12:30pn-4pm


Felders is a modern restaurant, cafe and bar altogether, located in the media house by the harbour of Friedrichshafen. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as an amazing view over Lake Constance. If you like something sweet, try their homemade cakes.
Adresse: Karlstraße 42, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 7541 391 955
Åpningstider: Mon 4:30-closing. Tue-Thu 11:30am-12am. Fri-Sat 9:30am-12am. Sun 9:30am-5pm

Gessler 1862

The Gessler 1862 is a tastefully decorated cafe-bar right next to Lake Constance, where you can enjoy fresh food, a fine selection of cakes, and a daily changing lunch menu on a beautifully furnished terrace. Furthermore, there is a connected bookstore with a a selected range of books, where, also, regular events such as live music, culinary specialities and readings are part of the program.
Adresse: Friedrichstraße 53, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 170 066 2
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm

Café Karamell

Café Karamell's motto of "Kaffee und Köstlichkeiten" stands for "coffee and delicacies": while the organic coffee is both good for the environment and great in taste, their breakfast menu offers a great variety ranging from scrambled eggs with salmon to pancakes with fresh fruits. Do not forget to check out their weekly changing lunch menu.
Adresse: Paulinenstraße 20, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 140 087 88
Åpningstider: Tue-Fri 9am-8pm. Sat 9am-6pm. Sun 10am-6pm


Choose from more than 100 different cocktails, traditional German beers and some fine home brewed spirits in this traditional and rustic bar. Think about also having dinner at the Ringhotel restaurant, before hitting one of the three in house bowling alleys.
Adresse: Untere Mühlbachstraße 1, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 140 80
Åpningstider: Daily 8:30pm-closing

Die BA.R

The BA.R at Hotel City Krone offers a range of fine wines from the surrounding regions as well as a variety of fresh and exotic cocktails, and they also serve a huge variety of German beer, along with small and typical German snacks. Do treat yourself and make sure to enjoy the trendy atmosphere.
Adresse: Schanzstraße 7, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 170 50
Åpningstider: Daily 8pm-1am

Bahnhof Fischbach

This venue is based in the railway station of the district Friedrichshafen-Fischbach, where it regularly hosts music events such as Jazz evenings and 80's and 90's parties. Remember to check out its program in advance, and think of that you can also take dinner here, as they serve a wonderful Brazilian buffet.
Adresse: Eisenbahnstraße 15 , Friedrichshafen-Fischbach
Telefon: +49 754 198 118 11
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 5pm-2am. Sun 5pm-11pm


Zapfhahn is a rustic beer pub serving both traditional German beer as well as the delicacy "Flammenkuchen", also known as "tarte flambee". If you want to have a German experience, than head for this place, as both service and menu do great.
Adresse: Eugenstraße 7, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 127 061
Åpningstider: Daily 10am-3am

Beach Club

The open-air beach club pleasures people of all kind with outstanding drinks and food in a remarkable atmosphere. The selection of drinks ranges from espresso and selected wines up to delicious cocktails and Hefeweizen on tap, and you will also find yourself happy about the huge menu.
Adresse: Uferstraße 1, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 175 244 413 2
Åpningstider: Daily 11am-closing

Pier 40

Pier 40 is a rustic beer bar in the heart of Friedrichshafen, where you kind find all kinds of draught beer and mixed drinks and where you can watch all football games live on Sky HD. If you, however, just want to grab drink, then head for the lovely Biergarten outside and enjoy, during summer time only.
Adresse: Friedrichstraße 40, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 133 335
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri and Sun 10am-2am. Sat 10am-3am

Fiederer Bookstore

The nice little bookstore Fiederer is a veteran of the Häfler shopping world. On the corner of Eugen Bolz Road, it is easily accessible from your shopping route in Friedrichshafen, and bookworms from various literature directions will surely find something interesting.
Adresse: Wilhelmstraße 19, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 122 621
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9am-6:30pm. Sat 9am-4pm


The Weltladen, which – so far – means "world store", is the contact point for all who have fair trade close to their heart. The goods offered here come from all over the world, like coffee, wine, tea, spices, chocolate, and fruit but also bags and clothes.
Adresse: Schanzstraße 4, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 133 093

Schuhhaus Werdich Friedrichshafen

The shoe house Werdich has long been a prime address in Friedrichshafen, for buying both high quality and good looking shoes. The striking front of the shoe shop is not to be overlooked, as various lovely women's, men's and children's shoes are always on sale.
Adresse: Wilhelmstraße 16, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 121 804
Åpningstider: Apr-Oct Mon-Fri 9:30am-6:30pm, Sat 9:30am-6pm. Nov-Mar Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm, Sat 9:30am-5pm


If you decide for Intersport, you will find all sorts of sports equipment and clothes coming along with activities like hiking, skiing, running or indoor sports. At Baur-Schlegel's store, it is even possible to rent ski and snowboard equipment or to do a feet or movement analysis.
Adresse: Goldschmiedstraße 7-9, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 124 257
Åpningstider: Mon-Wed 9am-6:15pm. Thu-Fri 9am-7pm. Sat 9am-5pm

Sport Trapp

Sports Trapp is a well-known shop, providing both appropriate footwear as well as sports clothing and ski equipment. If you would want to go hiking, you must visit the basement of the shop.
Adresse: Friedrichstraße 36, 88045 Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 7541 3816140


The name "HEKA" is well known in Friedrichshafen, as its fashion boutique houses all kinds of clothing, from a huge variety of brands, and for women, men and children. If you just want to have a look around, let this shop inspire you and you will end up buying a clothing souvenir anyways. .
Adresse: Karlstraße 18, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 171 051
Åpningstider: Mon-Wed 9am-8pm. Thu-Fri 9am-7pm. Sat 9am-5pm

Gerry Weber

The German fashion brand Gerry Weber offers a great collection for women of all ages. The outfits are styled to the seasons but always classical and chick, so head here for letting you get inspired.
Adresse: Friedrichstraße 81, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 137 488 75
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 9:30am-6:30pm. Sat 9:30am-5pm

Bodensee Airport

Bodensee Airport is located three kilometres north-east of the city. By far, the easiest way to travel to central Friedrichshafen is by train, and the journey takes approximately 5-10 minutes depending on your final stop. A taxi ride will take about 8 minutes, and there are also car rental companies and shuttles available at the airport.
Adresse: Bodensee Airport, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 754 128 40

Passport / Visa

Germany can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Friedrichshafen is the summer, between May and September, as you can enjoy both the outdoor activities as well as many events during that perios. However, the autumn can be nice for having a walk along the lake, whereas the winter is often dominated by heavy fog due to high humidity.

Public Transport

Friedrichshafen has an excellent infrastructure with an extensive network of buses and some train connections that can both be checked on the same website. Travelling by bike is a popular alternative, and many visitors rent bicycles for the duration of their stay.


There are plenty of taxis in Friedrichshafen, and they are usually called by phone. One of them is Taxi Lutz but there are also other companies: Taxi Friedrichshafen +49 754 124 099 Taxi Furhmann Allmannsweiler Straße 112 +49 754 155 555
Adresse: Krezterweg 16
Telefon: +49 754 171 700


Pharmacies are located over the whole town, and a main one is the Bodensee Apotheke. Other pharmacies can be found here: Seehas Apotheke Metzstraße 2, Friedrichshafen +49 754 137 775 99 Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-7pm. Sat 8am-4pm Apotheke am hafen Karlastraße 57, Friedrichshafen +49 754 123 136 Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm. Sat 9am-2pm
Adresse: Ehlersstraße 17, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 75 41 950 160
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 8 am-7 pm. Sat 8.30 am-1.30 pm


Post offices are located over the whole town, just look for the yellow signs to find a letter box or post office. The main post office is at Ailinger Straße but there are other shops as well: Post Office Eckmähde 64, Friedrichshafen +49 754 195 204 23 Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. Sat 8am-12pm Post Office Zeppelingstraße 296, Friedrichshafen +49 180 233 33
Adresse: Ailinger Straße 109, Friedrichshafen
Telefon: +49 228 433 3111
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 8 am-6pm


Country code: +49 Area code: 7541


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