Markdorf Tourism

Visit Markdorf - Best of Markdorf

Markdorf is a town in the Bodensee district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. It is situated near Lake Constance, 10 km northwest of Friedrichshafen. Georg Riedmann is the mayor of Markdorf and was elected in 2013. The little city was founded in 1225 and was host to the church council before it was moved to constance.With its historic downtown it is a beautiful tourist attraction. If you have enough from the city the beautiful landscape invites you to climb the "gehrenberg", that is the little glacier endhill of the last ice age. On the top of the little mountain there is a 30m high tower fro which's top you can enjoy a beautiful view over the biggest german lake, the swiss, austrian and german alps. On 22 December 1939 the location was host to one of the three major train accidents on German history which occasioned the death of ca. 100 people.


Home to pretty treasures, Markdorf is Germany's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Markdorf is Ulm. Take a short trip from Markdorf and set some time aside to explore the Ulm. Dotted with places like Ulm Cathedral, Fishermans Quarter, Rathaus; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Markdorf, you'll have to take a flight to Ulm; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Markdorf can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Markdorf*

  • Pollution Statistics in Markdorf

    Know the pollution level of Markdorf before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Markdorf: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Markdorf for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Markdorf.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.17 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.83 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.17 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Markdorf - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Markdorf is 209.04 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69.53 (High)
    • Climate Index 81.47 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 3.45 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 117.83 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.94 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.75 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Markdorf

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Markdorf

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 17.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 57.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 132.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 114.35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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