As if made for spring: five destinations where you can perfectly enjoy spring-warm days - be it a walk through romantic old town alleys or hiking amidst the beauty of nature, which shows its most splendid side in spring.
Finally! In spring, being outside feels really good again. When the spring sun is shining and it's pleasantly warm, you simply have to get outdoors as often as possible. We present five destinations that are just made for an inspiring spring outing. Go on a discovery tour with us!
Spring is the best time to discover new places, explore pretty cities, enjoy nature and unwind. Eat ice cream, drink coffee or just stroll aimlessly around the squares and small streets of a charming old town. Or wander across wide meadows, look out over a tranquil lake, pause by a stream. Whether you're in the mood for an extended spring hike in a blooming landscape or more of a day trip to an idyllic town, we'll take you on five exciting spring excursions in Upper Bavaria and the Allgäu, all of which are perfect for a varied day trip alone, with friends or family.
Dachau in spring - artist town and place of remembrance
Dachau is known to most people primarily as a place of remembrance in contemporary history. But what many do not know: The Upper Bavarian city surprises with diversity. Dachau Castle with its extensive courtyard garden offers a magnificent view over Munich and delights in spring with blossoming fruit trees, flower beds, meadows, magnolias and ornamental cherries. Also an experience: the historic old town with its cobblestone alleys and the artists' path. There you can see works by the Dachau artists' colony, whose members became famous around 1900 with impressive landscape paintings.
Trips in spring: In the footsteps of Franz Marc at the Kochelsee lake
The Upper Bavarian Kochelsee is a natural beauty in spring. This was already known to the world-famous artist Franz Marc, who found inspiration for his famous works there. Breathtaking views across the water, in which the landscape is reflected, magnificent mountain panoramas, old trees on the shore - the fascinating natural scenery offers photographers and artists almost endless motifs.
A spring trip to the world-famous sports village of Oberstdorf
Oberstdorf is famous thanks to the Four Hills Tournament. But Oberstdorf has so much more to offer than winter sports: marvel at exciting traditional objects in the local museum, discover art in the Villa Jaus or take one of the four mountain railroads for excursions to rustic alpine pastures. Nature enthusiasts can take one of the many hiking routes. At the top of the mountain, genuine Allgäu delicacies await, such as Kässpatzn, Krautkrapfen and, of course, the spicy mountain cheese.
From Kaufbeuren to Bad Wörishofen - pure postcard idyll in springtime
A spring excursion in the Allgäu region delights the senses. The eventful tour from Kaufbeuren to Bad Wörishofen is also called the Wiesengänger route: It leads across wide meadows, past streams and through forests - here the Allgäu presents itself from its most beautiful side in spring. Tip: A visit to the Irsee Monastery, which is on the way, can be wonderfully combined with a little refreshment and a glass of Klosterbräu.
Off to Lindau for a vacation feeling on Lake Constance
Surrounded by Lake Constance, the island town of Lindau exudes casual Mediterranean flair. Stroll along the harbor, admire Bavaria's only lighthouse and the famous Lion Monument, discover the most beautiful shores of the border triangle by boat - a spring trip to the Bavarian Riviera, as Lindau is fondly called, feels like a short vacation to the south in spring.