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Isle of Mainau

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Address: 78465 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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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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3 hours were enough

Went by bus then took ferry to Meersburg and ferry back to Konstanz. Kids enjoyed it all. Unfortunately it started to rain in Meersburg.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 1, 2014
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Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went by bus then took ferry to Meersburg and ferry back to Konstanz. Kids enjoyed it all. Unfortunately it started to rain in Meersburg.

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Vasa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

Such a beautiful island. It's defenitively worth a visit even if the entrance fee is quite high. We stayed here all day!

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

A truly fabulous time spent here. Butterfly house was fantastic and the flowers and plants amazing. A 'must do' If visiting the area.

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Greyabbey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

Most brilliant botanical garden I have ever seen, slightly hilly well worth the cost of the ferry trip.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

A nice place for an evening walk to enjoy the flowers and trees of this beautiful place. Well kept and neat. Visited in April 2012. Worth a visit for nature photography enthusiasts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Isle is beautiful. We spent much of the day walking and enjoying the flowers. But I must say, I could spend the day in the butterfly area. It was beyond amazing. The colors and varieties were gorgeous. My husband had a few land on him and we tried to capture the fluttering of them on video, but it was... More 

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Bahar ic-Caghaq, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014

Awesome experience on this island.....enjoying nature at its best.....trees and flowers all over....peaceful.....lots of enjoyable walking......adults and kids both can enjoy this island!! Simple unique!!

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Sutton Coldfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

Took the ferry from Meersburg to Mainau after reading about it. It's a beautiful place to walk around with lovely flowers, trees and sculptures to enhance the landscape. It's not cheap as there's an entry fee to the island, but well worth it as you could spend the whole day here. Take a picnic if you want to save money,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've now been here twice and loved it. Especially nice to visit in different seasons to notice how the gardens vary and change through the year. Loads of activities for kids, and the butterfly house is always a highlight. I always find plenty of stuff there to keep my camera busy too!

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

We attended a wedding on Isle of Mainau. What a beautiful isle it is! Gorgeous flowers and towering trees! Very relaxing to just meander around and take in the relaxing fights. Intend to go back next time we have occasion to travel to th area.

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