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

The Battlement Walkway in Isny

The battlement walkway crowning the medieval city wall is the historic, architectural highlight of Isny in Allgäu. The narrow, wooden defense walkway is elevated and covered by a protective...

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...

© Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

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

Top event

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...

Isny Castle Christmas

05. December until 09. December

A very special part of our market includes a nightly visit from an angel who descends from the abbey to earth. The Castle Christmas in the courtyard of the former Benedictine monastery is a feast for...

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,...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

High Above Tour - Illmensee | © Bodensee-Linzgau Tourismus e. V.

High Above Tour

3:40 h
Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

Birdwatching at Lake Constace

6 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Romantic Baroque

3 nights from €244.00 per person

Christmas offers of the Bodenseehotels

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from €79.00 per person

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Baking at the Tekrum Kambly Café

Creative event at the Erlebniscafe Tekrum Kambly

Individual: €8.00 per person
Group: €120.00 per group
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