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

Bad Schussenried Abbey close to Lake Constance

Schussenried Monastery Museum

A former Premonstratensian monastery. Plans for the new monastery complex were drawn up in the mid-18th century by Dominikus Zimmermann and the edifice was built by Jakob Emele. The highlight of the...

Cable car "Hochgratbahn” in Oberstaufen-Steibis

Hochgrat- The mountain with a big view. Soak up panoramic views over 300 alpine peaks, Lake Constance and the western Allgäu (Bavaria) on our sun terrace with deck chair rentals available. Check out...

“Women of Ravensburg” guided tour close to Lake Constance

“Women of Ravensburg” guided tour

In this guided tour through the old town, the history of the women of Ravensburg the Middle Ages to the 20th century comes alive: you will hear about pious nuns, hard-working landladies, a condemned...

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Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

16. 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...

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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Waldburg pottery market

17. August until 19. 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...

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

Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

Birdwatching at Lake Constace

6 days

A road trip through four countries

4-7 days
Museum Ravensburger close to Lake Constance

Swiss experiences with the Lake Constance Holiday Pass

1 day

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from 79.00 € per person

Romantic Baroque

3 nights from 244.00 € per person

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A Gourmet Hike around Isny

A Gourmet Hike around Isny

Individual: 99.00 € per person
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