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

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...

Alpenfreibad Scheidegg close to Lake Constance

Alpenfreibad Scheidegg

Enjoy the mighty Alpine panorama of the Allgäu from the well-maintained sunbathing lawn and swim in the natural pools fed by spring water – that look like a mountain lake. The heated kids’ pool...

Eistobel

Rushing waterfalls, deep swirling holes, huge rocks and cliffs - this is the Eistobel. Find out more about the origins of this canyon geology, the elusive alpine salamander and the Turk’s cap lily...

Selected events in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

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...

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...

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu

Forest Christmas in the skywalk allgäu

15. December until 16. December

The trees and bushes are lit up for Christmas and angels roam the park. The smell of mulled wine and hot fragrant punch lingers on the air. Homemade handicrafts are for sale at beautifully decorated...

Selected tours in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Donau-Lake Constance Bike Route | © Oberschwaben Tourismus GmbH

Donau-Lake Constance Bike Route

4 days

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Western Route

2-3 days
Wingarten basilica close to Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - Main Route

3-5 days

Selected holiday offers in Upper Swabia and Allgäu

Romantic Baroque

3 nights from €244.00 per person

Dream in a Baroque Monastery

1 night from €79.00 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