Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Panoramablick Oberschwaben-Allgäu | © Panoramic view of Upper Swabia - Allgäu

Holiday country between the Danube and Lake Constance

Cycle along ADFC-certified cycle paths, visit baroque masterpieces along the Upper Swabian baroque road or relax in a moor-wellness centre - the upper Swabia-Allgäu holiday region offers a break from your daily routine and makes your holiday an unforgettable experience.

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Must-dos in Upper Swabia:

  • hop on an E-bike or its more conventional cousin and cycle along the long-distance Upper Swabian-Allgäu Way and Danube-Lake Constance Way
  • visit one of the historic folklore festivals and experience Upper-Swabian customs at first hand
  • enjoy deep relaxation at a Moor wellness spa
  • listen to the sounds of one of the organs along the Upper Swabian Baroque Road
  • drop in on the ghosts of the Upper Swabian castles
  • eat Kässspätzle  and taste a real Upper Swabian beer
  • explore the region’s most attractive family excursion destinations with the children’s treasure map: » Brochure
  • get to know the cradle of the motor home - by motor home
  • visit the unique UNESCO World Heritage sites around the Federsee
  • find inner peace on the Way of St James from Ulm to Konstanz

The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    cycle the certified Upper Swabian-Allgäu Way or the Danube-Lake Constance Way.

  • Summer tip:
    cool off in the Upper Swabian natural bathing lakes. If you prefer it a little warmer, you should pay a visit to the moor bathing lakes!

  • Autumn tip:
    relax in pleasantly warm thermal springs.

  • Winter tip:
    go cross-country skiing
    , snowshoeing or sledging and visit the Swabian-Alemannic “carnival”

Selected experiences in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Kißlegg New Castle close to Lake Constance

Kißlegg New Castle

Situated at the southern side of a romantic palace garden, the New Castle was built between 1721 and 1727 in accordance with the plans of master builder Johann Georg Fischer. Two “bel etages”...

Blaserturm in Ravensburg close to Lake Constance

Ascent of the Blaserturm

Visible above the city’s roofs from a great distance, the Blaserturm marks the centre of Ravensburg. Let your gaze drift into the distance, to Lake Constance and the Alps, or down into the lively...

Kreisgallerie im Schloss Meßkirch am Bodensee

Kreisgalerie in Meßkirch Castle

A permanent exhibition on the ground floor shows works of regional art from the Late Middle Ages to the present day, with a focus on cubist Gottfried Graf, sculptor Anton Hiller and painter Albert...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Isny Castle Christmas

05. December until 09. December

A very special part of our market includes a nightly visit from an angel who descends from the abbey to earth. The Castle Christmas in the courtyard of the former Benedictine monastery is a feast for...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

16. June

Every year, on the third Sunday in June, the palaces of Upper Swabia invite the entire family to enjoy a special discovery day. A wide range of programmes are on offer corresponding to the relevant...

Christmas in Castle Meßkirch

01. December until 02. December

Framed by the imposing Messkirch Castle, the Christmas stands are festively decorated and arranged in a cozy atmosphere with artists, craftspeople and dealers who proudly present their art creations,...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days
Lake Constance in winter

Culture, nature and pure relaxation in winter

6-7 days
Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

Birdwatching-Tour

6 days

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Christmas offers of the Bodenseehotels

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Isnyer Gourmet Wanderung

Swiss Cheese Fondue with Wine Tasting

Individual: €99.00 per person

Contact address

Oberschwaben-Tourismus GmbH, Neues Kloster 1, 88427 Bad Schussenried, Germany