Reasons to Consider Visiting Allgau
Allg?u is a region which is located in Bavarian Swabia in the South of Germany. This region is connected to the Alps and it has two main rivers in it namely lller and Lech. The Alps, farming, hiking in the mountain and the amazing landscapes are some of the reasons that make Allg?u a famous tourist destination. The people who visit Allg?u for its farming are also attracted by the dairy products especially cheese. The Schwangau which is on the eastern region of Allg?u is home to the high mountains. An amazing bird eye view of the Alps can be experienced at the station located on top of Mount Tegelberg. You can use a cable car which is available daily to get to the station. The Ammergbirge is the biggest nature reserve in Bavaria and it has its gates located in the Mountain top of Tegelberg.
During the winter and the spring season, one can enjoy themselves by snowboarding and skiing on the best skiing areas which are spread all over the Alpines. There are also winter sports which are incredibly enjoyable. During the summer season one can engage in many summer activities like hiking in the mountains, cycling and paragliding. There are rare plant species and incredible wildlife in the nature parks in the mountain area. Forggensee and schwansee are some of the lakes that can be found in the Bavaria area. The harvest season is mostly celebrated during the autumn season. During the harvest season, people engage in different social events that include eating roasted chestnuts and drinking of wine.
Another location known as a tourist destination in Allg?u is the ancient Kempten town. The Kempten town is the biggest in the Allg?u region.
You can find a lot of historical artworks and cultural heritages in the town of Kempten. This town was once divided by the Catholics and the Protestants. The remaining artefacts of this history can be seen in a presentation at the Erasmus Chapel on St. Mang-Platz square. The people who visit this underground exhibition in the Erasmus chapel, are given a fascinating experience of the historical time by the use of modern lighting and an amazing sound technology. There is also a display of skeletons adding up to seven hundred which were found in the underground exhibition. Kempten which is at the foot of the Alps also offers many outdoor activities that include paragliding, canoeing, cycling, golf, tennis and cross-country skiing.
There are also ancient places to visit like the fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau in Oberstdorf just outside of Kempten. The Historical tourists can also visit the Cambodunum Archaeological Park and the Roman museum which are both located in Kempten. Allg?u is also known for its warm hospitality. In Allg?u there are different accommodation options that include rental old farmhouses or the high end hotels. Allg?u is home to many restaurants and cafes that offer amazing foods and the local Swabian cuisines.