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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Swabian Forest, Germany your home away from home

The Swabian Forest area of Baden-Wurttemberg is between the Upper Neckar River and the Danube and is a popular recreation area for visitors.

Things to Do in Swabian Forest, Germany

Holiday rentals in the Swabian Forest make the ideal base for visitors to discover this gentle hilly region with its small villages. Hiking, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding are popular ways to explore the landscape and spot the wildlife. Fossiling is very popular and many large and important fossils have been found here. There are miles of hiking trails and bicycle routes through the river valleys and forests. Fishing is available on the Ebnisee and there is an 18-hole golf course and driving range at Alfdorf. In summer, the Ebnisee provides swimming, boating and watersports and there is table tennis at the city park. Swimming pools and saunas are available at Bad Mergentheim. In winter, the area gets some snow and skiing is possible.

Places to Visit Around Swabian Forest, Germany

Visit the Urwelt Museum Hauff at Holzmaden which houses the world’s largest petrified crinoid (sea lily), an estimated 180 million years old. You can also “dig” for your own fossil souvenir in the shale deposits. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a beautiful mediaeval city with many attractions including the Schwabisch Hall. The area has a number of castles worth visiting at Langenburg, Weikersheim and Neuenstein. For more days out in this unspoilt landscape, visit the nature park at Bad Mergentheim. Other important towns in the area are Albstadt, Bad Urach, Engstingen, Gammertingen, Munsingen, Reutlingen (the gateway to the Swabian Jura) and Rottweil, the oldest town in Baden Wurttemberg.

Weather in Swabian Forest, Germany

Swabian Forest holiday homes in the Baden-Wurttemberg region enjoy a moderate climate with sunny summers which are cooled by the elevation, and some snow in winter. Incidentally the small weather station at Sketten am kalten Markt is in a special microclimate. In summer, temperatures reach an average 23°C (73°F) in the day. Winters are cold with daytime highs of 2°C (36°F) and there can be regular showers at any time of year.

Travel to Swabian Forest, Germany

The nearest major airport serving holiday rentals in the Swabian Forest of Germany is Munich (MUC) Airport which is about 150 km away. The local airport in Swabia is Memmingen (FMM) Airport which has the highest altitude of any commercial airport in Germany. It has mainly domestic flights although Flybe has seasonal flights from Belfast and the Isle of Man and Ryanair has a number of low-cost flights from major UK cities to Memmingen. The nearest railway station to the area is at Sonthofen or at Oy-Mittelberg. A car is necessary for getting around this scenic area.

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                                                                                                  Recent Reviews

                                                                                                  Absolutley fantastic

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Dagmar was a wonderful host, 3 of us stayed here for the festival and had a wonderful time, it's very convenient for the train right to the festival and the apartment itself is just perfect, the kitchen even had a Gaganau hob! Dagmar provided us with all the train timetables which made it very easy to navigate, I would not hesitate to stay here again.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                  Lovely place and great hosts

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  We stayed in the apartment for 1 week (2 adults and 1 child). The place is lovely and very well equipped and Brigitte and Jan are lovely hosts and very accessible. The first day was a heatwave in Germany and I asked for a fan. Jan had it delivered right away with no issues whatsoever. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                  Home away from home

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  The property was as described, clean and spacious. Has everything you will need inna home, all you need to take with you is your clothes. There's toys for families with younger children and games for the whole family. The Gungor's were very friendly couple and made our stay in Schwaebisch Gmund worthwhile. Located in a quiet residential neighbourhood with close by amenities like supermarkets, banks, pharmacy..
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016