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

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...

Kreisgallerie im Schloss Meßkirch am Bodensee

Kreisgalerie in Meßkirch Castle

A permanent exhibition on the ground floor shows works of regional art from the Late Middle Ages to the present day, with a focus on cubist Gottfried Graf, sculptor Anton Hiller and painter Albert...

Tower watchwoman in Ravensburg close to Lake Constance

“The Tower Watchwoman” city play Ravensburg

A city play set in 18th-century Ravensburg with the curious tower watchwoman Regina Nabholzin, played by Ana Schlaegel, Daniela Jakob or Angelika Wagner. ... There he stands on a footstool, dressed...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Christmas in Castle Meßkirch

01. December until 02. December

Framed by the imposing Messkirch Castle, the Christmas stands are festively decorated and arranged in a cozy atmosphere with artists, craftspeople and dealers who proudly present their art creations,...

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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

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...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

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6 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 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

Christmas offers of the Bodenseehotels

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A Gourmet Hike around Isny

A Gourmet Hike around Isny

Individual: €99.00 per person

Contact address

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