Altenstadt - Known for its history and lakeside setting. It will leave you completely content.
Location: Lush green setting affords the perfect location
Altenstadt is located in the Neu-Ulm district of Bavaria in southern Germany. The River Danube and its tributary, the Iller, form the western boundary of the district. The town sits on the Iller-Lech Plateau, also known as the Upper Swabian Plateau. This charming resort provides the ideal springboard to enjoy all the region has to offer. The cities of Memmingen and Ulm with their wide cultural offers are only a short drive away.
Culture: A paradise for history enthusiasts.
The Romanesque Basilica of St. Michael dominates the landscape. It contains remains of a medieval wall painting and several fine examples of Romanesque sculptures. For those food lovers among you, there is a multitude of restaurants to savor. The nearby town of Schongau is worth a visit with its castle and well-preserved city wall.
Activities: In the air, on the water, or on terra firma
The famous Romantic Road and Pfaffenwinkel walking routes are a magnet for walkers. Pass many Pilgrim churches and medieval villages enroute. Characterized by hilly landscape, meadows, forests, and lakes, the scenery is truly breathtaking. People from all over the world flock to the region, in fact, the signposts are written in German and Japanese. The popular Via Claudia August cycle path runs through the area. This alpine crossing is the route of an old Roman trade passage. For true adrenaline junkies, try a spot of skydiving or paragliding.