Top 20 Highlights

Hohenzollern Castle


Burg Hohenzollern

With battlements and towers, this castle looks straight out of a storybook. The Neo-Gothic complex dates from 19th century, but there has been a fortress here for almost 1,000 years.

Lichtenstein Castle



Lichtenstein Castle is also known as the 'fairytale castle of Württemberg', as its architectural style and furnishings are reminiscent of the Romantic period. Thus, it sees itself as a homage to the Middle Ages.

Wimsener Höhle



The Wimsen Cave (Geopoint of the UNESCO Global Geopark Swabian Alb) is the only show cave in Germany accessible by boat and also the deepest explored underwater cave in Germany.


Outlet centre


Discover the city of fashion

Visitors from around the world have long seen OUTLETCITY METZINGEN as a real city of fashion on a par with with major style capitals around the world.

Oberes Donautal



Craggy cliffs rising almost vertically into the sky, impressively bordering an already narrow valley, and one of Europe's most famous rivers, which at this point still passes more for a well-behaved little river - welcome to the "Swabian Grand Canyon"!

Sigmaringen Castle



Standing high on a cliff above the Danube, Schloss Sigmaringen was built as a fortress. Over the centuries, it has been transformed into a royal residential palace, complete with fairytale towers and turrets, bay windows and terraces. 60 miles/100 km south of Stuttgart.




The particularly beautiful karst spring, nestled in the valley basin of Blaubeuren, is an admirable natural phenomenon that shows itself in beautiful blue and green hues.

Limes Museum Aalen

History museum


A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Steiff Museum

Children’s & family museum

Giengen (Brenz)

The world’s most famous teddy bears are made by Steiff and are recognizable by the iconic button in their ears.

Lemberg with Lemberg Tower



At 1,015 m, the Lemberg is the highest mountain in the Swabian Alb.

On a clear day, you can see as far as the Alps to the south, the Black Forest to the west and the Stuttgart TV tower to the north.

Albgut - Altes Lager


Münsingen - Auingen

Immerse yourself in an existing world created more than 100 years ago and almost unchanged to this day. albgut invites you to a place to live and celebrate, to dream and ponder.

Campus Galli

Open-air museum


Craftsmen have already been working for several years to build a medieval monastery like the one drawn and described by monks on the island of Reichenau in the 9th century: a large abbey church, living quarters, workshops, stables and gardens.




Already 20,000 years ago the Bear cave in Sonnenbühl-Erpfingen was inhabited, whereof bone findings of rhinos, cave lions and bears evidence.

The Bear cave in Sonnenbühl-Erpfingen and the Fog cave in Sonnenbühl-Genkingen lead to the world of stalagmites and stalactites, and of cave bears. In the function of a Geopark info centre they show visitors the fascinating realm of depth of the Swabian Alb.

Panorama Therme Beuren

Thermal bath


The Panorama Therme Beuren, which has been awarded 5 Wellness Stars by the German Spa Association, offers relaxing "healthy bathing" on 1,000 m² of water surface.

Urweltmuseum Hauff

Natural history museum


The Hauff Prehistoric World Museum in Holzmaden offers exciting experiences for young and old in all weathers and an impressive overview of the fascinating marine world of the Jurassic period.

Bebenhausen Monastery and Castle



The medieval monastery complex of Bebenhausen is nestled in the rolling hills of the Schönbuch Nature Park. Some of the buildings were converted into a royal hunting lodge in the 19th century.

Ulmer Münster



The size of a cathedral, this church is one of the world’s architectural masterpieces, with a spire soaring an amazing 530 ft/161.53 m into the sky. Although construction began back in 1377, it was not finished until 1890. Then, it was the world’s tallest building; but this record lasted only until Philadelphia’s city hall was completed in 1901. But, it is still the tallest church in the world, the equivalent of 66 storys high!