Top things to do in Lindau

Museum in Lindau

Stadtmuseum

Lions and voluptuous dames dance across the trompe l’oeil facade of the flamboyantly baroque Haus zum Cavazzen, which contains this museum, showcasing a fine collection of furniture, weapons and paintings. The museu…
Area in Lindau

Seepromenade

In summer the harbourside promenade has a happy-go-lucky air, with its palms, bobbing boats and folk sunning themselves in pavement cafes.Out at the harbour gates, looking across to the Alps, is Lindau’s signature 3…
Mediterranean in Lindau

Valentin

With a deft hand, the chef sources local, seasonal, largely organic ingredients to go into his Med-style dishes at this chic vaulted restaurant. Dishes such as ayurvedic spinach soup, octopus with chorizo, cabbage a…
German in Lindau

Engelstube

Dark wood panelling and plenty of rustic touches keep the vibe cosy at this smart wine tavern, which looks proudly back on more than 600 years of history. Regional dishes such as Lake Constance fish with herbs, and …
German in Lindau

Weinstube Frey

This 500-year-old wood-panelled wine tavern oozes Bavarian charm with its cosy nooks. Dirndl-clad waitresses serve up regional wines and fare such as Lake Constance whitefish with market veg, and Zwiebelrostbraten (…
Cafe in Lindau

Grosstadt

There's always a good buzz at this retro-flavoured cafe, full of intimate nooks and crannies and with a terrace spilling out onto the cobbles. The menu is a winning mix of speciality coffees, wraps, soups, creative …
Church in Lindau

Peterskirche

Looking back on a 1000-year history, this enigmatic church is now a war memorial, hiding exquisite time-faded frescoes of the Passion of Christ by Hans Holbein the Elder. The cool, dimly lit interior is a quiet spot…
Landmark in Lindau

Altes Rathaus

Lindau’s biggest architectural stunner is the step-gabled Altes Rathaus, built in 1422 in flamboyant Gothic style. Decorated many centuries later in 1930, its facade is a frescoed frenzy of cherubs, merry minstrels,…
Cafe in Lindau

Kunst Café

Eat and drink among art and antiques at this rather elegant cafe, where oil paintings festoon walls and chandeliers hang from stuccoed ceilings. It's a nicely chilled choice for a beer, coffee and a slice of homemad…
Cafe in Lindau

37°

Part boutique, part boho-chic cafe, 37° combines a high-ceilinged interior with a cracking lake-facing pavement terrace. Pull up a candy-coloured chair for cold drinks and light bites such as tapas, quiche and soups…