Leisure & Surroundings

Experinence and discover upper swabia.

Not only the moors and the unspoiled nature to the appeal of the former free imperial city. Since 2011, Bad Buchau is added with the stilt houses in the UNESCO World heritage. Famous personalities like the Nobel laureate Albert Einstein and Joseph Erlanger have their roots in Bad Buchau. Hike and bike the silence and tranquality of the Federsee.

The myriad of attractions, exciting discoveries in nature and wildlife, fascinating known and unknown insights into the splendor of the Swabian Baroque, the hospitality and the abundant table of Upper Swabia enjoy. Experience an impressive journey through millennie of pearl necklace the Uper Swabian museum landscape, discover the warmth of Upper Swabia with their festivals and customs.

Possibly Excursions from the Hotel Stern

Bad Buchau and surroundings


Pearls of Baroque

Places of interest


  • Federsee Footbridge at Federsee nature reserve (ca. 0,5 km)
  • Nature Trail loose woods with the swinging trees ( ca.0,5 km)
  •  archeological moor nature trail (ca.1 km)
  • Bann area at the Federsee (ca. 1 km)
  • Wurzacher Ried  (march) (ca. 2 km)

Fun and Joy

Thermal Bath

Festivals and Customs

  • Carnival in Upper Swabia
  • Adelindisfest in Bad Buchau
  • Thanksgiving – fruit carpet in Otterswang

Day excursions

  • Ulm mit Münster und Fischerviertel (ca. 50 km)
  • Bodensee mit Insel Mainau (ca. 50 km)
  • Biosphärengebiet Schwäbische Alb (ca. 60 km)
  • Schwäbischer Allgäu (ca. 62 km)
  • Schloß Heiligenberg, Salem und Achberg (ca. 65 km)
  • und viele versteckte, geheime und auch geheimnisvolle Schätze der Region
Pictures of Bad Buchau and the region