Museum in Lindau


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...

Area in Lindau


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...

Mediterranean in Lindau


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,...

German in Lindau


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,...

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...

Cafe in Lindau


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,...

Church in Lindau


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...

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...

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...

Cafe in Lindau


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...

Viewpoint in Lindau

Neuer Leuchtturm

Climb 139 steps to the top of this 36m-high lighthouse for cracking views out over Lindau and Lake Constance, especially on clear days when the Alps are visible on the horizon. The lighthouse shines at night.

Beer Garden in Lindau

Wissingers im Schlechterbräu

Besides serving hearty German grub, this rambling tavern is justifiably popular for its chestnut-shaded beer garden right in the heart of town.