Spending time together, enjoying the sun, bathing, laughing, romping… Roaming through winding alleys, exploring old buildings or listening to exciting stories… You can do all this and much more with your family in Lindau at Lake Constance. The region around the island city of Lindau is ideal for a holiday with children.

A lot to discover

Children want to experience something – and what better place to do that than on an island with a medieval town center, in the middle of a great swimming lake and surrounded by magnificent nature? Apart from the many obvious activities on the water – playing, swimming, pedal boating – there is plenty to do. For example, you can visit the Lindenhof Park and rent a Stand Up Paddle there.

For example, you can explore the narrow, winding streets of the island together, where there are not only great details but also geocaches to discover in many places. What are you waiting for? Let’s hunt!

Or you can go on a discovery tour to the sourrounds – by boat, by bike or as a short hike. Climb rocky slopes, romp on huge meadows, watch cows or prove your courage above the treetops: Here there is something for every age group and every little personality – from toddler to adult.


Fairytale Lindau

Your children love fairy tales? Then head over to the Lindau Marionette Opera during your family holiday in Lindau at Lake Constance. Here you have the unique opportunity to visit Germany’s only puppet theater that exclusively performs operas and operettas – another highlight that will surely make your family holiday in Lindau unforgettable.

Originally, the performances were mainly aimed at adults, but every season a play is performed that is also entertaining for children. At the moment the ambitious ensemble plays the fairy tale opera “Hansel and Gretel” for the younger audience. The performances of “The Magic Flute” as well as “The Barber of Seville” are also interesting for children, as both plays are very costume- and prop-intensive.

The minimum age for a visit is 5 years, the age recommended by the Marionette Opera is 8 years.

Accommodations for for your family holiday

Whether on one of the two campsites, in a hostel, in a holiday apartment or in one of the numerous hotels: Your individual preferences for a happy family holiday can be fulfilled in Lindau for sure. Be it in the middle of the city, on a busy island or on the idyllic mainland: there are many different types of accommodation, and we will be happy to advise you on them.

On our website you can also narrow down the accommodations according to certain criteria and thus find your perfect holiday home quick and easy.

Tips for trips

Hardly any holiday region in Germany offers so many leisure possibilities for the whole family as the Lake Constance. Whether on water or on land, in the great outdoors, in a museum or a leisure park: numerous destinations are waiting to be discovered. Recommended for a family excursion outside of Lindau are, among others, the forest adventure trail in Moeggers, the Skywalk in Scheidegg or the Austrian Pfänder with its wild animal park.

To make your holiday a real highlight for the whole family, you can browse through our tips together online. The colleagues at our tourist information office will also be happy to advise you individually according to your wishes and the age of your children.

Here is a selection of attractions you can visit wirh kids: