Your visit

Plan your visit to Christmas Garden Insel Mainau

Opening hours

The Christmas Garden Insel Mainau is open from 22 November 2022 to 08 January 2023, from 17:30 to 22:00.

The Christmas Garden will be closed on the following days: 28 November and 24 and 31 December 2022.

Getting there

You can find the entrance to the Christmas Garden here:
Mainau Island 1, 78465 Mainau Island

If you arrive by car, parking spaces are available near the entrance for a fee. Furthermore, you can reach the parking spaces of the Christmas Garden from the direction of Meersburg with the car ferry Meersburg-Konstanz (ferry pier "Konstanz"). Additionally we offer a journey with the ship shuttle of the BSB.

For information on travelling by public transport, please contact the Stadtwerke Konstanz.

Journey with the ship shuttle of the BSB

We offer boat shuttles from Unteruhldingen to Mainau Island from November 25 to January 08 together with the BSB.

  • Departure from Unteruhldingen: 17:15 / 18:00 / 18:45
  • Arrival at Mainau Island: 17:30 / 18:15 / 19:00
  • Departure from Mainau Island: 19:50 / 20:30 / 21:15 / 22:15

The travel time is about 15 minutes.

Combined tickets for the visit of the Christmas Garden incl. arrival and departure with the ship shuttle can be booked via our ticket page.


Personal entry time

In order to give you the most atmospheric experience possible, admission is limited to  a 30-minute window for each visitor. There is an admission time on your ticket. Please pass by the entrance during the half hour indicated.

If you have bought a ticket for 5:30 p.m., then you can arrive for admission between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Of course you can stay longer than 30 minutes in the Christmas Garden.

Over 25 impressive installations

Let yourself be enchanted by over 25 individual light installations, embedded in the diverse nature of Mainau Island.

Our hygiene concept

Christmas Garden will once again provide excitement and guarantee a safe open-air experience thanks to a comprehensive hygiene concept. Please inform yourself about the applicable hygiene measures before your visit.

Experience the
most beautiful light spectacle on Lake Constance

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