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Recreation

Recreation

Kaufbeuren and its surroundings offer you a variety of recreational and relaxational activities. Not only all places, attractions and recreational facilities Allgäu has to offer can be reached easily from our hotel, but also sites beyond its boundaries.

Here is an overview of the most important places, attractions, events, special offers for wellness and family recreation in the region. But this does not nearly include everything!

We will be happy to assist you in planning your stay and offer tips and information to make your visit unforgettable. (Please state your interests, when making reservations.)

RECOMMENDATIONS

Therme Bad Wörishofen

therme

A highlight is the glass covered tropical palace for an extraordinary thermal spa experience. Since May 2004.
www.therme-badwoerishofen.de

Skylinepark

Skyline Park Allgäu

Fun for the entire family with top attractions such as SkyCircle, SkyShot and Sky Weel – the highest vertical lift of the world.
www.skylinepark.de

Schloss Neuschwanstein

World famous castle of King Ludwig II.
Information and ticket service
www.neuschwanstein.de

 

TOWNS & PLACES

Kaufbeuren

kaufbeuren

The picturesque town has so much to offer: the Franciscan convent, with its church and secluded courtyards and St. Crescentia; the medieval old part of town, which reflects the glory of a former imperial free city; the weekly farmer’s market, which invites one to browse around and shop; the attractive gothic church St. Martin, the medieval city wall and its towers, the Fünfknopf tower, a landmark of the city and the ancient church St. Blasius located directly next to the city wall, the museum of art “kunsthaus kaufbeuren” located within the old fortification, the famous Tänzelfest, the city’s annual festival in remembrance of the emperor Maximilian, who enjoyed being a guest here; or the district Neugablonz, where the old bohemian jewellery industry was successfully relocated to the Swabian region. A town known for its hospitality and catering qualities. It guarantees an interesting and pleasant stay.

Füssen

fuessen

The varied countryside of mountains, hills and beautiful lakes offers so many possibilities for unforgettable outings: the historic town Füssen with its districts Bad Faulenbach, Hopfen am See and Weißensee, the world famous castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Füssen is known as the origin of European manufacturing of lutes and violins. Hundreds of craftsmen immigrated from Füssen to the European cultural centers, where they established workshops. Also worth seeing: Lech waterfall, Hohes Schloss and the church St-Mang.

Bad Wörishofen

badwoerishofen

The town offers high-quality wellness. The shops along the promenade are ideal for a stroll. Or relax at the thermal spa “Therme Bad Wörishofen”

Landsberg am Lech

landsberg am lech

A historic old town, great for shopping.

Lindau

lindau

Famous port on Lake Constance and point of departure for streamboats rides.

Oberammergau

oberammergau

Passion plays and wood carvings. On the way, we recommend a short stop on the Echelsbacher Bridge (78 meters high)

Oberstdorf

oberstdorf

Kleinwalsertal (valley), Breitachklamm (gorge), Nebelhornbahn (cable car)

Schongau

schongau

Romantic hill town on the river Lech with well preserved city wall, historical buildings, churches and towers.

Reutte (Tirol)

reutte tirol

Located in the Lech valley, 7 km away from Reutte you will find the beautiful lake Plansee, surrounded by moutains. Plan your return trip past the castle Lindenhof, Oberammergau and Steingarden.

 

ATTRACTIONS

Schloss Hohenschwangau

schloss hohenschwangau

Castle of the Wittelsbacher. Ludwig II spent his childhood here.
Information and ticket service
www.hohenschwangau.de

Wieskirche

wieskirche

Magnificent rococo church built by Dominikus Zimmermann. During the summer the concerts »Festlicher Sommer in der Wies« are held here.

 

EVENTS

Tänzelfest

taenzelfest kaufbeuren

The historic and oldest children’s festival in Bavaria, with parade and two days of historic medieval activities.
www.taenzelfest.de

Passionsspiele Oberammergau

Passionsspiele Oberammergau

Every ten years the Passion Plays in Oberammergau take place, the last was in year 2000.
www.passionsspiele2000.de

 

WELLNESS AND RELAXATION

Königliche Kristalltherme Schwangau

kristalltherme

Saltwater pools, wellness and sauna
www.kristalltherme-schwangau.de

 

CHILDREN AN FAMILY

Legoland Deutschland

legoland

An interesting and fun theme park for the entire family.
www.legoland.de

Sommerrodelbahn Tegeberg in Nesselwang

Sommerrodelbahn Tegelberg

760m long summer toboggan run at the foot of the Tegelberg – fun for young and old.
www.tegelbergbahn.de

 

BATHS

Baths Kaufbeuren/ Erlebnisbad Neugablonz

freibad-kaufbeuren

Information on operating hours
www.kaufbeuren.de

Plantsch Schongau

plantsch Schongau

Information on operating hours
www.plantsch-schongau.de

ABC Nesselwang

abc nesselwang

Information on operating hours
www.abc-nesselwang.de