Oberstaufen City Breaks
Oberstaufen, in the Allgäu region of Germany, has been well-known health resort for over 100 years. Wellness was a standard in many of the local hotels long before this was a recognised lifestyle concept. Moreover, the region boasts a vast network of hiking trails at varying levels of difficulty. Sport enthusiasts will definitely enjoy themselves in Oberstaufen with access to many cycling trails, golf courses and tennis courts.
Over 300 suppliers offer their guests the Oberstaufen PLUS visitor card which includes a whole range of benefits such as free use of all regional cable cars, free local public transport and free admission to some local museums. In addition, some hotels offer the Oberstaufen PLUS GOLF card which allows guests to play on three different golf courses without having to pay a green fee.
- Flight time from London: 1 hour 50 min
- Friedrichshafen Airport: 56km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour
- Nearest railway station: Bahnhof Oberstaufen
- Currency: Euro
The Landgasthof Zum Goldenen Schwanen is the ideal retreat after touring the royal castles or walking in the beautiful Allgäu. The restaurant is furnished in the style of a typical Allgäu country house and it has won several prizes for its Bavarian cuisine. It offers specialities from the Allgäu and you can sample the wine selection or a tapped beer. The beer garden has won several awards and there's a children's playground as well.
Explore the fantastic nature of the Nagelfluh mountain range in Oberstaufen with its thundering waterfalls and three premium hiking trails in the national park.
Go on a day trip to Lake Constance and visit the botanical Island of Mainau with its beautiful range of flowers and magnificent palace. (45min by train)
Take advantage of the well-signposted network of hiking and cycling trails all over the region.
Children will love a visit to the 'Legoland Deutschland' in Günzburg, about 1hr north of the Allgäu region.