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Tettnang is located in the Lake Constance (Bodensee) region in the German federal-state of Baden-Württemberg about 10km from Friedrichshafen. The region produces a special variety of hops, an ingredient of beer, and ships it to breweries throughout the world.


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By plane[edit]

The small international airport in Friedrichshafen, Bodensee-Airport Friedrichshafen (FDH IATA), is only 6km away.

By car[edit]

10km (6 miles) North-East of Friedrichshafen, 10km (6 miles) South of Ravensburg.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

Public transport is organized by Bodensee-Oberschwaben Verkehrsverbund (also called bodo).


New Palace (Neues Schloss)
  • 1 New Palace (Neues Schloss), Monfortplatz 1. One of the three castles of Tettnang.
  • 2 Old Castle (Altes Schloss), Montfortplatz 7. The building from 1667 is now used as town hall.
  • 3 Gate Castle (Torschloss).
    • 4 Monfort Museum, Montfortstraße 43 (in the Gate Castle). The museum shows the history of Tettnang.
  • 5 Hop Museum (Hopfen Museum), Hopfengut 20, Tettnang-Siggenweiler, +49 7542 952206. The museum is built in three historic houses around a modern fully functional oast. The museum shows the development of hop growing and the history of beer brewing.


  • Tettnang Hop Trail. A 4km (or about 8km round trip) hiking or cycling trail with information signs along the way about hops. Start- and endpoints are the Kronen-Brauerei (in the town center) and Hop Museum. See online map.
  • Tettnang Hops Circuit. A 42km round trip cycling tour through Tettnang and its region (including Friedrichshafen and parts along Lake Constance). The route has a total ascent of about 160m. There a signs (black bicycle on green arrow) along the way. See online map.





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