Here you find a list of frequently asked questions about Mainau Island.
Mainau Island is open every day from sunrise to sunset. View the Island’s hours.
Mainau Island is located in the South of Germany, close to Switzerland and Austria. It is easy to reach by car, train, bus, bike and ship. Get directions.
Admission price varies by age and date. View the ticket prices for your day of visit.
Most of Mainau Island consists of outdoor spaces, although there are indoor spaces like the Baroque Palace, Palm House or Butterfly House open year-round as well. We are open in all weather conditions, and a visit can include extensive walking. Please plan your attire accordingly to weather forecast.
Mainau Island and its buildings are accessible to people with disabilities, with the exception of a few areas where the terrain is naturally uneven. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at all entry points, on a first-come, first-served basis (reservations are not accepted).
Photo Guidelines for all Photographers
Individual photographers are welcome to photograph the plants and gardens of for their personal use and enjoyment. No commercial use is allowed, and no compensation may be received for plant or Garden images.
Commercial photography/videography guidelines
Media photography, commercial photography, video and film shoots must be arranged at least one week in advance of the shoot with our Press Relations Department: firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 7531 303 - 138
If you have left something behind at Mainau Island, please contact the Mainau Service Centre at +49 7531 303 - 0