Popular Accommodations in Upper Swabia
Highlights in Upper Swabia
- Oberschwaben-Allgäu cycle path with fantastic landscape
- Kneipp spa Bad-Waldsee with antique buildings
- Argen Nature Reserve
- Baindt Monastery
- Sigmaringer Hohenzollern Castle
Most popular in Upper Swabia
Vacation rentals in Oberschwaben
Are you looking for a stylish, child-friendly vacation rental from which you can start your discovery tours in Upper Swabia? Then a vacation rental in Aulendorf is exactly the right thing for you. If a holiday apartment is enough for you, the city of Isny, for example, offers a quiet apartment with many amenities and facilities. Also in Bad Waldsee you will find a comfortable holiday apartment in a dreamlike quiet location.
Holiday in Oberschwaben
Location and orientation
Upper Swabia is a landscape forming a triangle between the Lech, Lake Constance and the Swabian Alb. The region is located in south-western Bavaria and south-eastern Baden-Württemberg. The Allgäu also belongs to Upper Swabia. Upper Swabia was once an essential part of the Duchy of Swabia, later a part of Vorderösterreich.
Many myths and legends entwine around Upper Swabia. Legend has it that the holy mountain Bussen is a magical place of fertility, where the famous Celtic Beltanefest once took place.
Top 3 travel tips
The varied Upper Swabia holiday region is ideal for cyclists. The best way to discover the region is along the Oberschwaben-Allgäu-Weg. On this 357 kilometre long route you can explore the floodplain landscapes, the moorland areas around the spas and health resorts, the Drumlin landscape of the Württemberg Allgäu up to the Black Ridge near Isny with a total of 1,118 metres.2nd historical old town of Bad Waldsee
One of the most beautiful places in Upper Swabia is certainly Bad Waldsee. A feast for the eyes is the town hall built in 1,426 with its Gothic façade. But the city can point to many other buildings decorated with frescoes, stonemasonry and stucco. For example, the Gothic granary opposite the town hall, the collegiate church of St. Peter with its Baroque exterior and interior, and the Holy Spirit Hospital, first mentioned around 1,300 years ago.3. Nature reserve Argen and Sigmaringer Hohenzollernschloss
Upper Swabia has numerous attractions to offer that are worth a visit. These include the Argen, which are not just a river but the centre of a nature reserve. It flows through the Allgäu into Lake Constance. The Hohenzollern Castle in Sigmaringen, which lies on a rock above the Danube and has numerous art collections, is also worth a visit.