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

Waldsee spa health centre close to Lake Constance

Waldsee spa health centre

At 65°C, the hottest spring in Upper Swabia bubbles up from a depth of almost 1,800 metres. Thermal water containing fluoride and sulphur, four pools inside, two large pools outside. The temperature...

Sonnenhof spa at night, Bad Saulgau close to Lake Constance

Sonnenhof spa, Bad Saulgau

The sulphurous healing waters of the Sonnenhof spa, boasting five wellness stars, bubble up from a depth of 650 m in seven different indoor and outdoor pools with temperatures ranging from 28 to 40...

Bad Schussenried Abbey close to Lake Constance

Schussenried Monastery Museum – NEW!

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...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Top event
Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Palace discovery day in the Upper Swabian palaces

17. 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...

Meßkirch palace Christmas

02. December until 03. December

Surrounded by Meßkirch palace, festively decorated stalls stand cosily shoulder to shoulder, enchanting young and old alike with their atmospheric lights. Artists, craftsmen and traders present...

Christkindlesmarkt Ravensburg

01. December until 20. December

Two markets – a real adventure! In the historic ambiance of the old town, Ravensburg invites you to our atmospheric “Christkindlesmarkt”. The market is located in two places. Around the City...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Lake Constance in winter

Culture, nature and pure relaxation in winter

6-7 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days

Contact

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