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Oberer Schrannenplatz, 88131, Lindau, Bavaria Germany
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Day Trip Flower Island of Mainau including Meersburg
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Day Trip Flower Island of Mainau including Meersburg

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Full Day Trip from/to any Hotel including guided walk in Meersburg<br>Opportunity for visiting the fortress of Meersburg<br>The particularly attractive situation of Meersburg, which is built on a steep vineyard right by the lake, has been attracting tourists for centuries.<br>High above Lake Constance stands Meersburg Castle, a stone witness to medieval times and the oldest inhabited fortress in Germany. Opportunity for visiting ( minimum 30 minutes , entrance not included) <br>Shipping Cruise to the Island of Mainau and back<br><br>Visiting the flower Island of Mainau and explore the glorious colours spread across the seasons at Mainau Island. Marvel nature and linger through all gardens <br>Experience the fantastic world of vibrant butterflies in the Butterfly House.<br>Flower Island Mainau offers year-round beauty with 45 hectare of impressive gardens, dining and shopping.<br><br>We can make stops on our way . Please let us know your favorites !
US$236.92 per adult
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Kevin F wrote a review Sep 2017
Lincoln, United Kingdom3,231 contributions518 helpful votes
This is an unusual shaped tower. It is round with a pointed roof and several little turrets. Its English name is 'Thieves or Criminals Tower'. It was built in about 1400 and was the westernmost point in the former city fortification. It has also served as the watch tower and as a prison.
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Date of experience: August 2017
Kathyey1 wrote a review Jul 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah247 contributions181 helpful votes
Not much to say other than this is a fairy tale photo op. I was told by a resident that this was originally the castle tower location where, they claimed, was the inspiration for Rapunzel before the location was changed to the tower by the harbor. In any event, it is very nice, if you visit in the morning you will find better lighting conditions for photos.
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Date of experience: June 2017
Ralf K wrote a review Aug 2016
Wurzburg, Germany1,457 contributions815 helpful votes
The Diebsturm was built around 1380. It was a prison for a long time and with its diameter of 8 meters with 4 floors it wasn't comfortable at all. Built up at the highest level of the island of Lindau you have an wonderful view out of the 35 meter high tower. So the corner towers were built in all the four cardinal points in a framework style.
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Date of experience: April 2016
Lesley P wrote a review Jul 2016
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom82 contributions32 helpful votes
Just go and enjoy. It's interesting and well worth a look round, outside and in, especially if it's wet - or too hot.
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Date of experience: June 2016
Robby G C wrote a review Oct 2015
Toronto, Canada74,000 contributions1,740 helpful votes
The Diebsturm attracted our attention when we walked by it. Its colorful turrets and its colorful tiles stands out! We discovered that this used to be a prison. At least the prisoners had a great view over the city! For a prison, it must have been luxurious as I never have seen such a beautiful prison! It was built in 1380. However it almost was destroyed in 1817. However a bricklayer named Johann Jacob Götzge saved it from destruction. I am certainly glad about that!
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Date of experience: June 2015
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