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

© Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Ehrenstein

The Ehrenstein site is located northwest of Ulm in the valley of the river Blau, south-southeast of the village Ehrenstein. Ehrenstein is one of the best preserved wetland settlements in southwestern...

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...

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...

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...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

21. 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...

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....

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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

High Above Tour

3:40 h
Steamship Hohentwiel

The story of mobility at Lake Constance

7 days
Donau-Lake Constance Bike Route | © Oberschwaben Tourismus GmbH

Donau-Lake Constance Bike Route

4 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