Popular Accommodations in Allgaeu
Highlights in Allgaeu
- About 800 km of slopes
- Numerous trails
- Clear mountain lakes
- Neuschwanstein Castle
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Old towns with small alleys and historical buildings in the middle of the mountains: This is how you live when you take a holiday apartment in one of the towns of the Allgäu that are well worth seeing. The town of Füssen lies on Lake Foggern with a view of Neuschwanstein Castle. In Kempten and the surrounding area many testimonies of Roman times can be found. In the old town of Kaufbeuren there are modern apartments behind historical town house facades and in Memmingen you live in medieval half-timbered houses. The varied nature of the Allgäu is never far away from the centrally located accommodations.Rustic vacation rentals on the mountainside
Those who want to experience alpine meadows, mountain lakes and imposing rock faces up close will live in a vacation rental in the Allgäu Alps. White plastered houses with dark wooden gables radiate a rustic charm and a lot of cosiness. The large balconies and terraces offer an excellent view of the sunset behind the mountains. In summer children can romp on the meadows, in winter they go skiing and snowboarding in the nearby ski areas, for example around Oberstdorf, Immenstadt or the Hörner villages with fish.Romantic hours in cosy chalets
At Oberjoch, Hochgrad, Iseler and the many other Allgäu peaks you will live in a spacious chalet. Houses clad in wood already promise a cosy stay for the whole family from the outside. Natural wood is often also found in the interior design. Many vacation rentals in the mountains also have their own fireplace. In summer, you can enjoy the green of the alpine meadows on your doorstep, while in winter you can enjoy the view of snow-capped peaks.
Holiday in Allgäu
Location and orientation
The Allgäu is a landscape in Upper Swabia. It stretches from the Bavarian administrative district of Swabia via the south-eastern Ravensburg in Baden-Württemberg to Austria and the Kleinwalsertal. Most of the Allgäu is located in Germany. The landscape stretches from Lake Constance to the river Lech, and the Allgäu Alps form the southern border.Varied alpine landscape
The boundaries of the Allgäu are not fixed, but have changed again and again in the course of time. Today the Allgäu is divided into four sub-regions: The Oberallgäu with the Breitbachklamm near Tiefenbach is the southernmost district of Germany. The Ostallgäu extends around the Foggernsee in Bavaria. The Westallgäu includes the Lake Constance region with the city of Lindau. The Unterallgäu has many health resorts such as Bad Grönenbach and Bad Wörishofen to offer, a holiday apartment here is popular with wellness vacationers.
It's a shrimp is a gnu globe. - No scolding is enough praise as it is. Allgäu phrase
Travelers and Activities
With its green valleys and high mountain peaks, the Allgäu is ideal for a hiking holiday. The Alpine adventure trail, for example, starts at the mountain station of the Imberg cable car. The Falkenstein hiking trail leads to the castle ruins of Falkenstein, the Lech wall trail follows the course of the river. On adventure trails through the Alps, hikers can get to know the unique nature of the mountain world.The Allgäu for winter sports enthusiasts
The ski and snowboard season in the Allgäu lasts from the beginning of December to the end of April. Around 800 kilometres of pistes with varying degrees of difficulty are available for beginners and advanced skiers. This also includes Germany's longest downhill run on the Nebelhorn in Oberstdorf. The ski areas Oberjoch am Iseler near Bad Hindelang, Hochgrad near Oberstaufen or Mittagbahn near Immenstadt are also popular with winter sports enthusiasts.The Allgäu for families
A spacious vacation rental in the Allgäu is the ideal starting point for family excursions in the region. In winter, young and old sportsmen and women have a lot of fun on toboggan runs on the mountainside. In summer you can visit the fairytale forest near Schongau, the Allgäu Skyline Park near Bad Wörishofen or cycle to one of the many clear mountain lakes.
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Neuschwanstein Castle, built in 1869 by King Ludwig II, rises above Füssen on Lake Foggern. Around 1.5 million holidaymakers visit this world-famous sight every year. With its battlements and towers and its magnificent interior, Neuschwanstein is the epitome of a fairytale castle. Anyone taking a holiday apartment in the romantic town of Füssen will almost always have an eye on the castle.2. On the road of the Romans
If you want to follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans, follow the Via Claudia Augusta. In Roman antiquity, the road connected southern Germany with northern Italy. In the Allgäu, it follows the course of the Lech and leads among other things through feet. Part of the road even crosses the Foggernsee. In the summer it is covered by today's reservoir, during the winter the original path becomes visible again.3. Discover the history of the Allgäu
On a total of six floors, the Allgäu Museum in Kempten shows the history of the region. The exhibits include the most accurate clock in the world, numerous works of art from the time of the Roman Empire and typical agricultural tools. The Allgäu collection in the Kunstgewölbe shows Allgäu masters, children discover the museum on their own children's path.4th Christmas Market in Memmingen
During Advent the romantic Christmas markets in the Allgäu invite you to stroll. One of them is the Christkindlesmarkt on the market place of Memmingen. In front of the historic town hall, around 35 stands offer Allgäu arts and crafts, mulled wine and regional specialities. Brass groups and choirs sing Christmas carols and the Christ Child reads fairy tales to young visitors.5. Adventure in the forest
Visitors to the Ziegelwies forest adventure centre near Füssen can find out which tree species grow in the Allgäu forests and which animal species live here. There are three learning paths through the forest: the mountain forest path leads uphill, the floodplain forest path right into the green. On the path through the Valley of the Senses there is not only much to see, but also to hear, to feel and to smell.