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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6h 18min

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

Museum Ravensburger close to Lake Constance

Museum Ravensburger

How does a game come into being? Why does one piece of a jigsaw fit into another? In the Museum Ravensburger, visitors take an interactive journey of discovery through the past and present of...

“Mysterious towers” children’s guided tour

The children’s guided visit is designed for children aged 5 to 10. The kids happily embark on the 80-minute tour without the supervision of their parents. They are given their equipment and set out...

Cable car "Hochgratbahn” in Oberstaufen-Steibis close to Lake Constance

Cable car "Hochgratbahn” in Oberstaufen-Steibis

Hochgrat – at 1,833 m it is the highest mountain and the most striking summit of the Nagelfluh mountain range. The unparalleled panoramic view from the sun terrace of the 300 summits, the...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Christkindlesmarkt Ravensburg

30. November until 19. 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...

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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...

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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...

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


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