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

Museum Ravensburger close to Lake Constance

Museum Ravensburger

How does a game come into being? Why does one piece of a jigsaw fit into another? In the Museum Ravensburger, visitors take an interactive journey of discovery through the past and present of...

Museum Humpis-Quartier Ravensburg close to Lake Constance

Humpis Quarter Museum, Ravensburg

The Humpis Quartier Museum is one of the best-preserved, late medieval residential areas in southern Germany. In the 15th century, the Humpis family of international traders gave this group...

Football golf Allgäu

Football golf is a mixture of sport, conviviality and a feel for the ball, and is ideal for anyone who enjoys kicking a ball around. The aim is to send the ball into a marked hole with as few kicks...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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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...

Christmas at the castle of Isny

05. December until 09. December

Step through the castle gate and into the baroque courtyard of the former Benedictine monastery. Celebrate Advent with gingerbread, candles and fine carvings. Share your secret wishes in the...

Meßkirch palace Christmas

01. December until 02. December

Surrounded by Meßkirch palace, festively decorated stalls stand cosily shoulder to shoulder, enchanting young and old alike with their atmospheric lights. Artists, craftsmen and traders present...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Lake Constance in winter

Culture, nature and pure relaxation in winter

6-7 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days


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