Taking a Holiday in 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 Allg?u is a popular tourist destination famous for its farming, the Alps, hiking in the mountain area and beautiful landscapes. The farming in the Allgovian region is popular for its dairy products like 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.
Snowboarding and skiing on the Alpines area is widely enjoy over the winter and the spring seasons. One can also engage in the different winter sports available. In summer there are outdoor activities like paragliding, cycling and even hiking in the mountains. You can also visit the nature parks which are located in the mountain and experience the wonderful wildlife and plant species. There are also lakes like schwansee and forggensee in the Bavaria area. There are celebrations done during the harvest season which is during autumn. 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. In Allg?u, Kempten is the biggest town.
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 history of the when Kempten was split can be found in 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.
The fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau which are located in Oberstdorf just a few miles from Kempten will give an amazing historical experience. The Cambodunum archaeological park and the Roman museum are also places with historical knowledge in the town of Kempten. The hospitality of the Allg?u region is also something not to forget easily. There are many high end hotels and also old farmhouses which are rented out to offer accommodation. One can also the Swabian delicacies at the numerous restaurants and cafes in Allg?u.