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Isle of Mainau

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Address: | Insel Mainau, 78465, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 4975313030
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The almost-tropical island of Mainau features a magnificent garden at its...

The almost-tropical island of Mainau features a magnificent garden at its center and an ancient castle, which was the former residence of the Knights of the Teutonic Order.

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Absolutely beautiful!

We took the round-trip boat ride from Meersburg to the Isle of Mainau. If you enjoy flowers and formal gardens, this is for you. There are so many different gardens to look at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the round-trip boat ride from Meersburg to the Isle of Mainau. If you enjoy flowers and formal gardens, this is for you. There are so many different gardens to look at, it's just stunning. The playground is an absolute must with kids. There is so much to do there that you can't do in the States. There are... More 

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North East, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were spectacular. This is surely worth a half day. It's not cheap, but well worth the price of admission. I'm sure it's not easy to take care of a place like this. Parking is not free. If you're in the South of Germany don't miss this rare jewel. It's a nice way to spend time with your family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surrounded by beautiful sea blue water of Lake Konstanz, the island of Mainau is famous for the flower garden and park. Island is well maintained with entrance ticket price about €19. You spend a full day by walking all over the island including boating, sitting quietly in sea view chairs, visit church and so on ... I thoroughly enjoyed my... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a boat ride from Konstanz to Mainau Isle which was a great little ride, about 20 minutes and you don't have to worry about finding parking. The Isle is gorgeous!! The rose garden is beautiful, there are trails all over the place with fountains, sculptures, a petting zoo. There is so much to do and see, we had... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely luv this place - full of amazing plants and flowers - with an additional attraction of a butterfly house. You really need a full day here (hopefully with good weather) as there is so much to see - stunning areas of bedding plants, thousands of sweet smelling colourful roses, small and large "garden" areas and the views to the... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to visit on a glorious day. It is very impressive and well worth at least half a day. As usual, catering is fairly expensive but it was not over the top and excellent quality. Andre Rieu has done a concert from here if you want to see further - think it's 'Roses from the South'.

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Thank FLesleyP
Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Whole island is cover by various plants, flowers and even a cute farm which contains bunnies, goats and horses... My friends and I spent a lovely afternoon here with sunshine. However, I think the entrance fee is a little bit high compare to the other attractions. Besides, you have to pay more attention to the flies around when crossing... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for half a day, exploring many corners on the attraction. The place is so neat and beautiful. We were amazed by the beauty. The flowers and of course the butterflies she'd, we're a sight we will treasure forever!

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Thank Navit M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pick thus place if you, your family or visitors want to spend day among beautiful flowers, colorful butterflies, deep fragrances, overview to the lake and snowy mountain peeks! Relaxing and beautiful:)

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We visited on June, 2016. We were a family of 4. My wife, myself and our two boys ages 11 and 9. We were very disappointed by this place. First it was very expensive 19 EUR per adult + 5 Eur for the parking. We expected to see beautiful gardens, butterflies and sculptures made of flowers like we saw in... More 

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