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All you need to know about Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen is an industrial centre located on the shore of Lake Constance. Friedrichshafen is located in a prime position, situated near the borders of SwitzerlandAustria, and FranceMunichand Stuttgart can be reached in just over two hours. Serviced apartments in Friedrichshafen offer more space, flexibility, and privacy than alternative accommodation options. Friedrichshafen is an increasingly popular business travel destination with more and more industrial companies starting up in the area and tourism increasing in the city.

The city is modern in terms of its history and establishment in 1811. Originally constructed as a port for Swiss trade, the city became well-known after Ferdinand von Zeppelin created a factory in the area during the latter half of the 1800s. Businesses in airship construction boomed in the city at first, and the population grew to look for more opportunities. After the First World War, many of the airship construction companies turned to automobiles partly due to restrictions placed by the Treaty of Versailles. The zeppelin business in Friedrichshafen only reopened in 1993.

Friedrichshafen is best known for its production of airships and being home to the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Airship Company. In recent years the city has become home to the ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik GmbH who construct semi-rigid airships. Serviced apartments in Friedrichshafen are situated close to the corporations and industrial areas of the city, including tourism and hospitality businesses. Rolls-Royce Power Systems is also located within the city.

With tourism on the rise in the city, Friedrichshafen is home to numerous tourist hotspots and business travellers staying in corporate serviced apartments can benefit from the close proximity to these attractions. Tranquil parks such as Eriskircher Ried offer beautiful walks and morning workouts perfect to start your day off with. A must-visit in the city is the Zeppelin Museum, an airship and technology museum preserving the history of the city and how airships become such a large industry in the area.

Serviced apartments and accommodation in Friedrichshafen is within close reach of the transport links that connect the city. Friedrichshafen Stadt Station serves the city and trains run regularly Lindau, Ulm, and Basel in Switzerland. A car ferry also links the city to Switzerland. Friedrichshafen is located just 4 km northeast of the city centre.

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