Popular Accommodations in Swabia
Highlights in Swabia
- Medieval Harburg Castle
- Augsburger Puppenkiste
- Günzburg Legoland
- Hike on the Way of St James
Most popular in Swabia
Vacation rentals in Swabia
With an accommodation in Bavarian Swabia you enjoy a natural environment, peppered with historic cities, artistic churches and imposing castles. Look forward to a wonderful view of the Alps with a vacation rental in the Allgäu. A vacation rental in Lindau scores with a nearby beach. Also with a holiday apartment in Augsburg, Oberstdorf, Kempten or Schwangau you benefit from a fully equipped kitchen and child-friendly facilities.
Vacation in Swabia
Location and orientation
The state administrative district of Swabia, formed in 1803, belongs to the Free State of Bavaria. Situated in the southwest of Bavaria, Bavarian Swabia extends from the Bavarian Allgäu to the Nördlinger Ries. Further borders are Lake Constance and Tyrol in the south, the Lech in the east, the Iller in the west and Central Franconia in the north. You can reach Schwaben in Bavarian via the motorways A7 and A8 and the federal roads B2, B10, B16, B28 and B32. The nearest airport is Memmingen.
At the beginning of May, since the 15th century, the "Stabenfest" for children has taken place in Nördlingen, at which many people have the "Stabengucker", a bag of sweets, ready and waiting.
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Above the town of Harburg is the castle of the same name, which is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved castles in southern Germany. The impressive ensemble from the 12th century offers dream views over the Ries and the Wörnitz. The castle has a crypt chapel, a castle church, a draw well, a bailiwick and six towers.2. Most beautiful excursion destinations for children
In the old town of Augsburg stands the famous puppet theatre "Augsburger Puppenkiste". Since 1948 there have been plays and fairytale performances to be seen here, such as plays about robber Hotzenplotz, Rumpelstilzchen, Sleeping Beauty and Jim Knopf. Also very popular with children is the Legoland leisure park in Günzburg, with Lego bricks, rides and fantasy worlds in 4D.3rd walk on the pilgrim path of the Way of St. James
The Jakobsweg is one of the most beautiful hiking and cycling trails in Bavarian Swabia. On about 150 km it leads from the Ries through the Lechebene to the Allgäu. The route forms a section of the pilgrim paths to Santiago de Compostela. Silent landscapes, romantic towns, chapels and churches await you. For example the Jakobskapelle in Nonnenhorn and the church St. Jakob in Augsburg.