Swabia counts among the hidden treasures of Germany. The region spans along the north-eastern foothills of the Black Forest mountain range, reaching from Stuttgart to the town of Ulm. It is the ideal destination for all those who are looking for a combination of stunning nature and modern technology. Ulm is located at the heart of Swabia. From there it is only a short way to the region's magnificent palaces such as Neuschwanstein Castle. The town itself has a lot to offer, too. After all, it is the birthplace of Albert Einstein!

Ulm Center

The ASTUR Center in Ulm, at the heart of Swabia region, definitely counts among the hidden treasures of German travel destinations. Locals show such kindness towards their guests, that every trip turns into an unforgettable journey. Pristine nature invites you to go for a hike and the region's magnificent castles are only a short distance away. The following activities are available in Center vicinity:

Educational trips - science

  • Legoland Günzburg - leisure park
  • Educational trips - culture

  • Ulm Cathedral - architecture, religion
  • Leaning House - history, architecture
  • Bread Culture Museum - food, history
  • Wiblingen Abbey - history, arts, religion
  • Educational trips - environment

  • Blautopf Spring - hike
  • Laichingen Sandstone Cave - geology
  • Laichingen high ropes parcour - forest, adventure
  • Educational trips - geography

  • Trip to Augsburg
  • Trip to Lake Constance
  • Trip to Stuttgart
  • Day trips to sites allocated to neighbouring ASTUR Centers can be included in travel programmes for this Center as well. Should you be interested in further destinations of the ASTUR network, jus follow this link.

    Impressions from Ulm and sites in Center vicinity

    Which programmes are available?

    When it comes to booking a programme for you - or adapting an existing programme to your wishes or even creating your own itinerary for that matter - your travel destination plays a key role. ASTUR offers a variety of travel opportunities to international guests and interested groups at home. You can pick from one or more of the following areas:

    For an overview of all programmes which ASTUR can offer you, just follow this link presenting our portfolio.


    If you are interested in finding out more about all available ASTUR destinations, you can return to the overview here. If you are keen to know how an exemplary group travel programme to this area can look like,  just check out the sample programme for a class trip below.