Class trip to Kaufbeuren, Allgau region

Allgau is a laid-back Bavarian region in the South East of the Federal State. Here you can escape the busy urban life. However, you mustn't think that trips to Allgau are boring! To the contrary, breath-taking natural sights invite you to go on a discovery trip. From steep mountain peaks to pristine forests and torrential rivers, Allgau nature is something to experience. Moreover, the various castles located here add to the fantastic scenery, telling stories about life in the Middle Ages. Finally, Allgau is a world famous winter sports destination. Coming here means experiencing a unique mix of calmness and adventures in sports and the environment.

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ASTUR group travel programmes to Kaufbeuren

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Age Group:

10 - 18 years of age in homestay

from 12 years of age in residence/hotel

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Arrival and departure:


Munich (MUC)

Train station:
Kaufbeuren main station

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  • Host family (2 - 4 bed rooms)
  • Youth hostel (4 - 8 bed rooms)
  • Hotel (single or twin rooms)

Sample programme

Day 1 - Kempten

In the morning:

Kempten started out as a Roman settlement. Today, almost 70.000 people live in the busy Allgau town. Kempten radiates a sort of Italian flair, welcoming guests to the town's shops, sights and interesting guided tours. Kempten has something in store for everybody.

During a guided tour of Kempten Residence, including the State Apartments and Throne Room, you will find out everything there is to know about the history of the town and see a fascinating rococo exhibition.

In the afternoon:

During a visit of Erasmus Chapel you can „listen“ to the stories which the walls have to tell. A multi media show projects images and videos onto the historic walls, teaching you about Kempten's past dating back 8 centuries.

Day 2 - Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof

In the morning:

Today you will head to the fairy tale castle built by king Ludwig II. It is without question Germany's most popular tourist attraction: Neuschwanstein Caslte. After taking a guided tour inside the chambers, you can gaze upon the South front of the castle from bridge Marienbrücke. Here you have the most spectacular view of the castle.

In the afternoon:

After lunch you will travel to Ettal county, located at the far South of Bavaria. Your journey will take you to Linderhof Castle, also known as "royal villa". It is said to have been the favourite place of residence for king Ludwig II. Its beautiful baroque park will have you dreaming.

Day 3 - Skyline Park Bad Wörishofen

Day trip:

Welcome to Bavaria's largest theme park. You will find Skyline Park between Munich and Lacke Constance. Surrounded by the impressive Alpes, the park offers about 60 rides for the whole family. Feel the thrill of roller coasters and wild water rafting of relax by one of the many lakes.

Day 4 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen

In the morning:

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located at the foot of the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, and is well-known as a winter sports ressort. The town's landmark is the Olympic Ski Stadion, where in 1936 the Olympic Winter Games were held. The arena's ski jumping hill is visible from miles away. From the top you have a breathtaking view across the Alpes mountain range.

In the afternoon:

You continue to Partnach Gorge and go for a not too strenuous hike. The trail leads you to the most beautiful natural monuments in Germany, including rock formations and raging waterfalls.

Day 5 - Munich

In the morning:

Everyone who visits Bavaria should include a trip to the State capital. Your stroll through Munich's city centre begins at the famous Marienplatz Square and a look at city hall. From there you will check out Frauenkirche and the daily food market at Viktualienmarkt.

In the afternoon:

Weather permitting, you will spend the afternoon at the English Garden to relax or head over to the nearest shopping mile. For having dinner you may choose to go to world-famous Hofbräuhaus another typically Bavarian restaurant.

You want to know more?

If you are interested in finding out more about all available Group Travel opportunities to Germany, you can return to the class trips overview here. If you are keen to know what the area has on offer in general, feel free to head on to the presentation of all ASTUR Centers. Here, we have put together a number of activities, which you may add to your own individual group travel programme.

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