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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Current weather Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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highly cloudy
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0h 48min
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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

Moorlands in the Pfrunger-Burgweiler peatlands with their nature conservation centre close to Lake Constance

Pfrunger-Burgweiler peatlands with their nature conservation centre

A visit to the Prunger-Burgweiler peatlands is a chance to switch off, take a deep breath and recharge your batteries! Listen to the lively chirping of about 210 different species of bird as you...

Alpenfreibad Scheidegg close to Lake Constance

Alpenfreibad Scheidegg

Enjoy the mighty Alpine panorama of the Allgäu from the well-maintained sunbathing lawn and swim in the natural pools fed by spring water – that look like a mountain lake. The heated kids’ pool...

Max Leibinger Brewery

Can you imagine how crystal-clear brewing water, Upper Swabian barley malt and Tettnang hops come together to make the popular Leibinger beers?

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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....

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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...

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

Whitefish at Lake Constance

Culinary pleasure tour at Lake Constance

6-7 days

A road trip through four countries

4-7 days
Baroque church close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Eastern Route

1 day

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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