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

UNESCO Fundstelle Grundwiesen © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Grundwiesen

The site is located about 250 m south of Alleshausen on the western edge of the Federseeried (Nature Reserve). In 1989 the station was discovered; 1990-1992 the station was explored by the...

Teilrekonstruktion eines Hauses in der Siedlung Ehrenstein | © Museum Ulm

Ulm Museum

Exhibition with original finds from the excavations of the Ehrenstein settlement and a partial house reconstruction on a 1:1 scale.

Guided tour “Ravensburg city history”

In the late Middle Ages Ravensburg was the economic, cultural and political centre in the Lake Constance region. Market squares, patrician townhouses, artisan quarters, churches and the mighty­...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Top event

Waldburg pottery market

21. August until 23. 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...

Basilika Weingarten

Horseback Procession of the Precious Blood

21. May until 22. May

The Holy Blood of Christ was found and divided in the Italian city of Mantua in 804. One third of it was given to the Emperor Henry III and after his death to his vassal Count Balduin of Flanders....

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.

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Upper Swabia-Allgäu Bike Route | © Oberschwaben Tourismus GmbH

Upper Swabia-Allgäu Bike Route

8 days
Baroque church close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Eastern Route

1 day

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Western Route

2-3 days

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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