Aussichtsturm Friedrichshafen, also known as Moleturm, is a big watch tower which offers panoramic views of Lake Constance as well as the city of Friedrichshafen. The best is, the admission is free and its a great place to take amazing pictures and up your social media game.
Visit the Dornier Museum for an insight into the aviation history of Germany, as this aerospace museum showcases several aircraft designed by Claude Honoré Desiré Dornie (Founder of the Museum), the Dornier Company, and EADS aerospace pieces. Apart from aircraft, the captivating building also houses experimental aerial vehicles, historical photographs, satellites, and miscellaneous aerospace materials.
The Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen is a unique museum that doubles as both an aviation and a fine art museum. The museum is considered to be the world's largest museum that focuses on aviation technology. The museum's centerpiece is an authentic reproduction of the famous LZ 129 ‘Hindenburg’, which, along with other aircraft models, photographs, documents and archives introduces visitors to the rather unknown world of aircraft. The art collection at the Zeppelin Museum includes paintings and artworks from the medieval ages and well into modern times. The primary aim of the fine art section of the museum is to promote talented artists of the Lake Constance region.
Meersburg Castle is a wonderful castle that towers above the city. The castle was first built during the 7th century and is considered to be the oldest castle in Germany. A famous attraction among the tourist and the locals, this castle has been owned by several lords and kings of various centuries whose exhibits have been well preserved over the years. The visit to the castle is done in five parts where each part has several rooms that have been well categorized. Visitors can explore the architectural area of the castle, the big wheel of the mill, the Baroque staircase, memory room, kitchen, baking room, etc. The museum also conducts themed and guided tours for which prior reservation is required.
Established in 1989, the Zeppelin Museum in Meersburg preserves and exhibits memorabilia pertaining to zeppelins from early to mid-20th-century. Located in the basement of an old building, the museum is renowned for being the home of more than 15,000 artifacts, including crew uniforms, Morse transmitters (from the 20th century) and many more, and screens films about the airships of the said era upon request.
The new palace or Neues Schloss is a historic castle and an architectural marvel. Dating back to 1760, the castle is made up of floors, each of which is culturally significant. On the first floor, explore a world of artworks displayed by modern and contemporary artists. Further upstairs, experience the lifestyle of Prince-Bishop. The furnishings, the paintings, and just about everything define royalty and elegance. The castle comprises an in-house cafe and a museum for the visitors and can be rented for special occasions like weddings, birthday parties, and corporate events.
A picturesque harbor nestled by the Obersee Bodensee river, Hafen offers spectacular views of the pristine waters and the bustling city in the background. A lot of passenger vessels depart from the dock, making it popular with tourists and locals alike. On a clear, sunny day, a visit to Hafen port is sure to leave you beguiled.