An endless sea of flowers, rare trees like Sequoias, a real farm where children can pet goats etc, a conservatory with rare plants like orchids, an Italian style formal garden, over 100 varieties of roses, a castle with a restaurant and church where a wedding had just taken place, cacti, modern sculptures among woodlands and lots of entertainment for children.
The Bodensee reminds me of some of the Italian lakes like Maggiore or Como which we love as well.
You can buy tickets online and after 5 p.m. they are half price: EUR 9 only instead of EUR 18 which leaves you enough money for refreshments.
The island is owned by the family Bernadotte who are avid environmentalists. Their endeavors even go beyond government regulations. Yes and sheep mow the lawns here.
And I even got my ice-cream! A Tiramisu- Cup!
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