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Mainau, Konstanz

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Must see · Island · Nature / Park
Set in Lake Constance, Mainau overflows with parks and historic sites. You can visit the Baroque Castle of the Teutonic Order, designed in 1739, and home to the noble family who oversees the care of the island. The many parks and gardens include a butterfly house and a grand arboretum with more than 500 species of trees alone. An extensive collection of rare and exotic plants, like orchids and tulips, give the area its tropical appearance. Restaurants serve German and Swedish specialties. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Konstanz holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Mainau and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Loved our trip to Mainau (flower) Island. Was impressed with the size and layout of the different gardens. Also enjoyed time in the butterfly house. Even though we were then in early October...  more »
  • Spectacular dahlia display in October! But this is not the only attraction in this truly delightful venue. The butterfly house is enchanting. excellent chocolate cake too !!! Highly recommended  more »
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  • The Island Mainau beautiful
  • This place is a dream...you can find the relax of a beautiful lake...the fragrance of resin...the colours of flowers.... don't miss Mainau

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