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"Why should someone do a vacation in Markdorf? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Markdorf, which everyone visiting Markdorf should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Markdorf that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 09/02/2014)

Mark village is very close to Lake Constance and has a brilliant view of the Alps. Since Mark is a town with 17,000 inhabitants, you can in the many shops and supermarkets shopping. When you book a vacation rental on Lake Constance, the price is double. Mark village is situated 9 km away from Lake Constance. You can also generate an e-bike (bicycle with motor) for rent and ride the most beautiful bike paths. You see sights not only, but also details of Germany. Just as we live here. www: www.markdorf.de www.gehrenberg-bodensee.de
Answer provided by Steffen Bogedain on 09/02/2014
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Gehrenberg tower overlooking the Bodensee Gehrenberg restaurant great views good food LichtBlick restaurant very good food lovely old town
Answer provided by Nikolaus Freericks on 09/02/2014
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Mark village lies at the foot of Mitre's (lookout tower), has a very good infrastructure. However, Mark's village to Lake Constance already good 20-30 minutes. Furthermore, there are good dining facilities such as the Bishop's Castle, Tavern on Gehrenberg (with culture stage), lamb (all newly remodeled), etc. Parking is free throughout Mark village.
Answer provided by Martin Rauch on 09/04/2014
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"Hello, Guten tag. I am travelling to Markdorf in July for 2 weeks, I would like to make most of it. Could you please tell me which are the close by places to visit and best places to visit in side the city. Much Thanks Gokul " (posted 04/15/2015)

Hall Good day. There are many attractions nearby. Some of these are: Mark village: witch tower, lower gate, Upper Gate, view of Lake Constance, view of the Alps Switzerland / Austria Friedrichshafen Zeppelin Museum, Dornier Museum, Castle Church Salem: Monkey Hill, Salem, Fire Museum, Castle Lake Immenstaad Tour with historic sailing ship Hagnau: distillery , fishing, orchards and vineyards of Meersburg: Medieval Castle, New Castle, Meersburg Überlingen: Garden Culture Trail, a long promenade, Bodenseetherme Constance: historical Old Town Island Mainau: Butterfly House, Island of Flowers, Rose Garden, 250 different trees island of Reichenau monastery church with herb garden Lindau: City Museum, Empire State Library, port entrance with lighthouse Uhldingen: World Heritage stilts, Basilica Birnau, tractor museum Tettnang: Beer Brewery Tour, Hop Museum Ravensburg: 17 historic towers, Museum Ravensburger Games of Bregenz: Pfänderbahn, pledges 1064m high mountain, Alpine Wildlife Park, Adlerwarte Greetings from Mark Steffen village Bogedain
Answer provided by Steffen Bogedain on 04/15/2015
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Markforf is only a small village, a village that has no special attractions. While walking we saw within 1/2 hour everything. More interesting is Meersburg - a place about 10 miles away right at Bodense. A very old place with a mittelaltlichen castle, a beautiful waterfront and many local with a Mediterranean flair.
Answer provided by Joachim Bertsch on 04/17/2015
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Dear Fam. Gokul to visit the places are strictly Meersburg, Mainau Island, Überlingen, Konstanz and Lindau. Friedrichshafen has a beautiful long promenade and nice rest stops right on the lake. In Überlingen and Meersburg there are thermal baths ... in Fischbach in Friedrichshafen, there are nice outdoor and seaside resort. I hope I have given you the key cities and remain ... with best regards from Germany M.Rauch
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Markdorf Overview

Markdorf is a town in the Bodensee district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. It is situated near Lake Constance, 10 km northwest of Friedrichshafen (Friedrichshafen vacation rentals | Friedrichshafen travel guide).

Neighboring towns of Markdorf are Friedrichshafen in the southeast, Meersburg (Meersburg vacation rentals | Meersburg travel guide) in the southwest and Ravensburg (Ravensburg vacation rentals | Ravensburg travel guide) in the northeast. The town has two protected nature parks, Hepbacher Leimbacher-Ried and Markdorfer Eisweiher.

Things to See in Markdorf

Oberschwäbischen Barockstraße

The lookout tower on the Gehrenberg in good weather offers an excellent view to well over Lake Constance.

The newly formed Art Association hosts exhibitions at the City Gallery.

Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus

Historischer Wasserspeicher

Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Jodokus

Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Sigismund


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More about the History of Markdorf

The first written mention of the city dates from the year 817, when Emperor Louis the Pious made a donation to the Monastery of St. Gallen. Years later in the 1960s and 1970s, there was a strong growth of the city, especially resulting from the many commuters who worked in Friedrichshafen (Friedrichshafen vacation rentals | Friedrichshafen travel guide) companies. In the 1972 reformation, Ittendorf and Riedheim were amalgamated with Markdorf.

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Markdorf is a town in the Bodensee district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. It is situated near Lake Constance, 10 km northwest of Friedrichshafen.

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