Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Fischerhütte am Federsee in Oberschwaben

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 attractions in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

skywalk allgäu nature adventure park

Wow and aha moments in the forest. A state-of-the-art treetop walkway affording spectacular views of the Allgäu Alps and Lake Constance awaits you. The park also provides numerous opportunities to...

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...

Freibad Stefanshöhe in Wangen in der Nähe vom Bodensee

Stefanshöhe open-air pool, Wangen

The refreshing air of the climatic spa in Wangen is an attraction for bathing beauties, water lovers, sun worshippers and fans of fresh air and fitness. The pool is a beautiful, spacious...

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

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...

Top event

Waldburg pottery market

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...

Kleine Waldweihnacht | © © skywalk allgäu gemeinnützige GmbH

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu nature adventure park

27. November until 20. 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

27. 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

Danube Bike Route | © Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Donau

Danube Bike Route (Donaueschingen to Ulm)

Wingarten basilica close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Main Route

3-5 days
Baroque church close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Eastern Route

1 day

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from 68.00 € per person

Bookable experiences in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Baking at the Erlebniscafe Tekrum Kambly

Creative event at the Erlebniscafe Tekrum Kambly

Contact address

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