What to see at Mainau Island

Flower Island Mainau offers year-round beauty with 45 hectare of impressive gardens, dining and shopping. We host the second largest butterfly house in Germany that invites you to explore a tropical world with colourful butterflies and blossoms. Our themed gardens include a Rhododendron Slope, Italian Rose Garden, Dahlia Garden and Hydrangea Path, Herbaceous Garden.

Spot our gardens and buildings

Come explore and enjoy our flourish displays, our theme gardens and our arboretum. 

See the attractions

We are open every day from sunrise to sunset

Create a memorable event for your group at Mainau Island and enjoy a day surrounded by beautiful flower displays, while being immersed in the beauty of nature and history. 

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What's in bloom

There's always something blooming on Mainau Island. Discover what's blooming right now!

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What's on | Events at Mainau Island

What's on

Find out more about exhibitions, flower shows and upcoming events

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Group Visits & Bookings

Bring your group and enjoy a wonderful day at Mainau Island with a guided tour.

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Mainau Island Map

Mainau Island is home to a baroque palace, rare plant collections, a popular butterfly house and restaurants. Find them all, and more, on this map of attractions.

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Contact details for Mainau Island

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If your enquiry is about visiting Mainau Island, please call the Mainau Service Centre team on

+49 (0) 7531 303-0 or email info@mainau.de


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