Friedrichshafen is a city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, located on the northern shore of Lake Constance. It is the second largest city on Lake Constance after Konstanz. Friedrichshafen is known for its aviation industry and is the birthplace of the Zeppelin. The Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen is dedicated to the history of airship travel and is a popular attraction for visitors to the city. Other attractions worth visiting in Friedrichshafen include the castle church, the lakeside promenade and the Dornier Museum, which showcases the history of aviation in the region. The city is also a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts, who can go sailing and windsurfing on Lake Constance.
Friedrichshafen has about 60,000 inhabitants and is picturesquely located amidst mountains and vineyards. The city is well connected to other destinations in the region by road, rail and ferry, making it a convenient base for exploring the surrounding area.