Reasons to Consider Visiting Allgau
The Allg?u region is located on the south of Germany in an area known as Swabia. The Allg?u stretches over the alpine lands and it hosts two main rivers, Lech and lller. 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 high mountains are located in Schwangau which is on the eastern region of Allg?u. An amazing bird eye view of the Alps can be experienced at the station located on top of Mount Tegelberg. The mountain station can be accessed by the use of cable cars which operate daily. Mount Tegelberg is also the gateway to Ammergbirge which is the biggest nature reserve in Bavaria.
The Alpines are home to the best skiing areas which are mostly enjoyed during the spring and the winter season. One can also engage in the different winter sports available. Cycling, hiking in the mountains and paragliding are some of enjoyable outdoor activities that are associated with the summer season. You can also visit the nature parks which are located in the mountain and experience the wonderful wildlife and plant species. Forggensee and schwansee are some of the lakes that can be found in the Bavaria area. There are celebrations done during the harvest season which is during autumn. There are social events that include drinking wine and enjoying varieties of foodstuffs like roasted chestnuts at this particular season.
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.
It is an old town with a lot of historical artworks and cultural heritages to offer. The differences between the Catholics and the Protestants had led to the splitting into two the town of Kempten. The Erasmus Chapel on St. Mang-Platz square is home to the artefacts of the Kempten’s religion history. The Erasmus Chapel on St. Mang-Platz square is an underground archaeological site with the state of the art lighting and sound technology to enable the people visiting to relive those times. 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. In Kempten town, there are more historical places like the Roman museum and the Cambodunum archaeological park. 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. One can also the Swabian delicacies at the numerous restaurants and cafes in Allg?u.