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

Mittag cableway, Immenstadt close to Lake Constance

Mittag cableway in Immenstadt

Germany’s­ longest­ double­ chairlift­ (2,220 m) carries passengers from an altitude of 720 m to 1,452 m. The valley station is located on the southern out- skirts of Immenstadt. At the middle...

Freibad Stefanshöhe in Wangen in der Nähe vom Bodensee

Stefanshöhe open-air pool, Wangen

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

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UNESCO Site Schreckensee

The site is located on a peninsula in the Schrecksee and contains the only comprehensive stratigraphy of Upper Swabia from the Early Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age ("Pfyn-Altheimer Group Upper...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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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...

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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

Wingarten basilica close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Main Route

3-5 days
Danube Bike Route | © Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Donau

Danube Bike Route (Donaueschingen to Ulm)

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Western Route

2-3 days

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from 79.00 € per person

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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