Holidays in the Allgäu region
The Allgäu region – magnificent landscapes from Lake Constance to the Alps
From the rolling hills around Lake Constance to the peaks along the Swiss and Austrian borders, the Allgäu region offers an astonishing variety of natural landscapes.
Welcome to the Allgäu region
You can enjoy magnificent views of green meadows, idyllic towns and the Alps across the German border from almost anywhere in the Allgäu region. And in case the weather doesn’t cooperate, you can visit some of the region’s many cultural landmarks and recreational attractions.
Day trips in the Allgäu region
The Allgäu region offers something for everyone, from deep gorges to dormant mines, caves, geotopes and biotopes, zoos, and historic steam locomotives. The idyllic Neuschwanstein Castle and Germany’s highest castle ruins, Falkenstein Castle, are truly extraordinary sights. For a change of pace, you can take a journey into the depths of the Starzlachklamm Gorge or the Sturmannshöhle Cave. Along with the magnificent natural surroundings, you’ll also enjoy the towns of the Allgäu region. Kempten, Kaufbeuren and Füssen are just three of the region’s many interesting destinations, with their jewels of Baroque architecture. There are also numerous museums to choose from, including the Alpenländische Galerie, Bavaria’s oldest open-air museum, the Museum Mile in Kempten, and the Model Railway Museum.
Gourmet and active holidays
The Allgäu region not only offers beautiful natural surroundings – you can also enjoy the area’s numerous culinary highlights. Along with the distinctive cheeses from the local mountain dairies, you can also try Käsespätzle noodles and excellent beers from the region’s breweries. And you can work up an appetite for these culinary delights by enjoying a variety of sports in the fresh mountain air. From hiking to walking, cycling, swimming and golfing, the Allgäu region offers a wealth of opportunities for active travellers. And the most relaxing way to travel there is with DB Autozug!
Last modified: 09.07.2012