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

The Battlement Walkway in Isny

The battlement walkway crowning the medieval city wall is the historic, architectural highlight of Isny in Allgäu. The narrow, wooden defense walkway is elevated and covered by a protective...

Gesamthausrekonstruktion © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Ödenahlen

UNESCO Site Ödenahlen is located 500 m south of the village Ödenahlen in the northern Federseeried. It was discovered in 1930 / 40s and explored in 1981 by Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg.

Ausstellung "Steinzeitdorf Ehrenstein"

Exhibition "Stone Age Village Ehrenstein"

The permanent collection in the Blaustein town hall foyer shows finds and reconstruction models of the Ehrenstein site, detailing life in the 4th millennium BC.

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu nature adventure park

13. December until 15. December

Welcome to a wintry atmosphere at 1,000 meters, a Christmas market at the edge of the forest, festive lighting, fragrant treats, activities and a magnificent view of the Allgäu mountains All ages...

Ravensburg Christmas Market

Ravensburg Christmas Market

29. November until 22. December

2 Markets – One great Experience! The traditional „Christkindlesmarkt“ and the Reischmann Christmas Market invite you to stroll, enjoy and shop in a special atmosphere.

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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...

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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...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

High Above Tour - Illmensee | © Bodensee-Linzgau Tourismus e. V.

High Above Tour

3:40 h
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days
Meersburg New Palace at Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - South Route

6-8 days

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from 79.00 € per person

Romantic Baroque

3 nights from 244.00 € per person

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A Gourmet Hike around Isny

A Gourmet Hike around Isny

Individual: 99.00 € per person
Baking at the Erlebniscafe Tekrum Kambly

Creative event at the Erlebniscafe Tekrum Kambly

Individual: 8.00 € per person
Group: 120.00 € per group

Contact address

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