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

Heuneburg Open-air Museum – Celtic city of Pyrene close to Lake Constance

Heuneburg Open-air Museum – Celtic city of Pyrene

In present-day Upper Swabia once stood the oldest city north of the Alps. Even today, mighty walls over 2,500 years old and monumental burial mounds bear witness to the importance and wealth of this...

Ascent of the 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...

“Women of Ravensburg” guided tour close to Lake Constance

“Women of Ravensburg” guided tour

In this guided tour through the old town, the history of the women of Ravensburg the Middle Ages to the 20th century comes alive: you will hear about pious nuns, hard-working landladies, a condemned...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Christkindlesmarkt Ravensburg

01. December until 20. December

Two markets – a real adventure! In the historic ambiance of the old town, Ravensburg invites you to our atmospheric “Christkindlesmarkt”. The market is located in two places. Around the City...

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Waldburg pottery market

17. August until 19. August

For more than 30 years, the Waldburg pottery market has been a fixture on the Upper Swabian summer events programme. Almost 70 selected pottery workshops offer visitors the chance to take a relaxed...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

17. 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...

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

Contact

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