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Occupying a picturesque position in the centre of Germany’s most luscious lake, the lovely town of Lindau is a historic gem that glitters with antique charm. The idyllic island’s impressive harbour entrance is indicative of the gorgeous grandeur visitors can expect; a roaring lion and postured lighthouse welcome sailors to enjoy a sublime sojourn. Home to one of the region’s most impressive collection of half-timbered houses, the town of Lindau is a quaint and quintessential expression of authentic German culture.
Hailed as the town’s historic and legendary landmark, the Lindau Lighthouse is an arresting vision that has provided sailors with hope and direction for centuries. Courageous climbers can ascend this sophisticated symbol in order to enjoy panoramic vistas of the glittering lake, while also admiring the landmark of the roaring Lion that resides beside the structure.
Enjoy the arresting vision of a religious relic at the Lindau Abbey, a magnificent monastery that dates back to the 9th century. Steeped in history and local legend, an interactive tour around this arresting abbey reveals the illustrious past of the ancient structure.
Housed in the regal residence of the Cavazzen, a house hailed as one of Lake Constance’s most beautiful, the Stadt Museum speaks eloquently of Lindau’s intriguing history. Mechanical instruments, graphic photographs and antique musical instruments comprise this compelling collection that will transport visitors into the prosperous past.
To enjoy an authentic Bavarian experience of refreshing beer and hearty specialities, visit the verdant beer garden of the Zur Alten Werft, an atmospheric eatery that honours age-old culinary traditions. Sample sizzling sausages accompanied by crispy potatoes and tangy pickles for a distinctive dining experience. (Brettermarkt 9, 88131 Lindau, Germany)