Surroundings & Leisure

Between Lake Constance and Ulm and between the Allgäu and the Swabian Alb lies our traditional and family-run Hotel Gasthaus ADLER in the heart of Upper Swabia.

Whether golfing, cycling, health holidays or simply as a starting point for exploring the Upper Swabian towns and culture - from our house you have all the possibilities in close proximity.

Photo of a golf ball and golf club taken on one of the five golf courses near the Adler Hotel guesthouse.

Upper Swabia Golf Region

Five golf courses are located in close proximity to our hotel here in Upper Swabia, each in its own way reflecting the characteristic of the landscape and the spirit of the times in which they were planned and built.

» Upper Swabia Golf Region

Photo of the facilities of the Gaisbeuren tennis club, which are only 100 metres from the Hotel Gasthaus Adler

Gaisbeuren Tennis Club

The TC Gaisbeuren facility is only 100 metres away. We will gladly reserve a court for you or organise a coaching lesson.

Photo showing a group of people on bicycles taking a route through Upper Swabia and the Allgäu in Württemberg.


No matter whether you are planning a leisurely bike tour with the family around Bad Waldsee or want to pedal harder: You will find a suitable route in Upper Swabia and the Württemberg Allgäu.

» Cycling in Upper Swabia

Photo of one of the courses in the renowned climbing park in Bad Waldsee

Climbing Park Bad Waldsee

On the approximately 14,000 sqm forest area, 9 courses with a total of 170 exercises in various difficulty levels await you.

» Climbing Park Tannenbühl near Bad Waldsee

Hiking trail in Bad Waldsee on which you can explore the beautiful landscapes of the area on foot. This route can be planned directly from the Hotel Gasthaus Adler.


Whether it's an extended hike or a short walk - Bad Waldsee and Upper Swabia offer many opportunities to discover the landscape on foot.

» Hiking in and around Bad Waldsee

Photo of the beautiful thermal baths to enjoy in Bad Waldsee at night


From a depth of almost 1,800 m, 62.5° C warm water bubbles up to the earth's surface. The Waldsee-Therme health centre uses the fluoride- and sulphur-containing thermal water in a bathing landscape with over 720 square metres of water surface.

» Forest lake thermal bath

Photo of the Therme & Moor, the thermal baths of the holiday region Oberschwaben-Allgäu

Spas & Moor

Moor, the "black gold" of Upper Swabia, once made three idyllic small towns famous: Bad Buchau, Bad Waldsee and Bad Wurzach. Today, there are also modern spas here that leave nothing to be desired in the area of wellness.

» Thermal Baths & Moor

Photo of a couple enjoying the Swabian Spa Road, which consists of 180 kilometres of expertise for well-being and health

Swabian Spa Road

The Swabian Spa Road opens up 180 kilometres of competent wellness and health to you.

"Swabian Spa Road

Photo of a global perspective of the Erwin Hymer Museum building in Bad Waldsee

Erwin Hymer Museum

Travelling the world - The Erwin Hymer Museum in Bad Waldsee invites you on a unique discovery tour through the history, present and future of mobile travel.

"Erwin Hymer Museum

Photo of a red vintage car that can be found in the automobile museum

Automobile museums

With around 200 cars, motorbikes, tractors and caravans on display, the Automuseum Busch is one of the largest private car museums in Germany.

"Fritz B. Busch Automobile Museum


In addition, there is also the nearby Wolfegg Automobile Museum

Photo of the Farmhouse Museum, the open-air museum for the whole family in Upper Swabia and West Allgäu

Farmhouse Museum

In addition to 16 historic houses, there are animals and regular events on the museum grounds where we cultivate the culture of Upper Swabia and invite visitors to discover and meet together.

"Farmhouse Museum Wolfegg

Beautiful photo at sunset of the magnificent Aulendorf Castle, which offers a unique exhibition and is well worth a visit

Castle Museum

The Aulendorf Castle Museum shows 'Art of Classicism' and 'Old Toys' from the beginning of the 18th century to the present.

"Castle Museum Aulendorf

Photo of one of the destinations that can be visited on the Upper Swabia Baroque Route

Baroque Road

Churches, monasteries, gems - the region between the Danube and Lake Constance is a veritable treasure trove of Baroque sights and attractions.

"Upper Swabian Baroque Road

Photo showing a typical landscape of the Allgäu region. It is one of the routes that can be undertaken and planned if you stay at the Gasthaus Adler Hotel in Bad Waldsee.


Bad Waldsee is located just outside the Allgäu region of Baden-Württemberg. By car, however, you can reach your destination in just a few minutes...

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Photo showing a section of Lake Constance. This particular section can be seen in the city of Friedrichshafen

Lake Constance

From ADLER you can reach Lake Constance in 35 minutes. There you will find not only a beautiful landscape but also many leisure activities of all kinds.

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Photo of the cultural heritage of one of the landscapes in Upper Swabia

Nature in the region

Upper Swabia has preserved a rich natural heritage in a varied landscape: From the highest point in Württemberg, the Black Ridge (1118 metres) near Isny, to the drumlin landscape of the Württemberg Allgäu and the moorlands of Upper Swabia, to the floodplain landscapes along the Danube.

"Upper Swabia - Experience Nature

Photo of the town of Bad Waldsee showing the church and houses as well as the beautiful lake

City of Bad Waldsee

Versatile possibilities to actively organise your free time are available here in great abundance. Health, peace, relaxation and a charming atmosphere promise beautiful holidays.

"City of Bad Waldsee

Photo of a perspective of the town of Ravensburg, which is only a few kilometres from the Hotel Gasthaus Adler and well worth a visit in your spare time

City of Ravensburg

The "city of towers and gates", the former free imperial city of Ravensburg, situated in the middle of the holiday landscape of Allgäu and Lake Constance, is the economic centre of the region with 50,000 inhabitants. Formerly a trading centre, today it is the shopping city of Upper Swabia.

" City of Ravensburg

A group of children feeds a goat in the local Tannenbühl recreation area

Tannenbühl local recreation area

In addition to the climbing park, the Tannenbühl offers a wide variety of play opportunities for small and older children, always designed close to nature and with the latest safety technology. The various game enclosures on the steep slopes of the wooded moraine hills are particularly popular.

"Tannenbühl local recreation area

A mingolf course is also part of the leisure facilities offered by the town of Bad waldsee.


Here, young and old find pleasure and can indulge in their hobby to their heart's content, especially when the weather is nice. The 18 courses with different levels of difficulty provide variety and challenge the players' skills again and again.

"Minigolf Bad Waldsee

Photo of a father and his son enjoying a sunny day at the Bad Waldsee outdoor pool.

Outdoor pool Bad Waldsee

The Bad Waldsee beach and open-air pool is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the region.

"Outdoor pool Bad Waldsee

Landscape of the Schwaben-Therme, where you can enjoy a thermal bath with a variety of water attractions and find a water landscape to relax and rejuvenate yourself


Immerse yourself and revitalise... that's the motto for water rats young and old at the Schwaben-Therme in the beautiful Upper Swabian town of Aulendorf. Pure bathing and sauna fun can be experienced every day, whatever the weather.

"Swabian thermal spring

Photo of a mother and daughter enjoying a water amusement attraction together at the Ravensburg amusement park, Ravensburger Spieleland.

Ravensburg Playland

Seven themed worlds with over 60 attractions await you. Here you can experience something: wander through the crazy labyrinth, dig for gravel in the construction site excavator, blast off in the Fix&Foxi rocket lightning or train in the MobileKids traffic school.

"Ravensburger Playland

A family has fun riding one of the roller coasters found in the famous Legoland amusement park

Legoland Günzburg

A wide range of attractions for younger and somewhat older visitors awaits you at LEGOLAND Deutschland.

"Legoland Günzburg

A family enjoying their free time at the Affenberg in Salem. A unique experience on Lake Constance with almost 200 lively Barbary macaques living here in freedom in a 20-hectare forest.

Salem Monkey Mountain

More than 200 Barbary macaques roam freely in the almost 20-hectare forest. There are no fences or moats separating them - the visitor is, as it were, a guest in the home territory of these alert animals and is even allowed to feed them with specially prepared popcorn, which is distributed free of charge.

"Monkey Mountain Salem

The pile-dwelling settlements from the Stone and Bronze Ages (4,000 to 850 BC) around Lake Constance come to life again in Unteruhldingen.

Pile dwellings Unteruhldingen

The pile-dwelling settlements from the Stone and Bronze Ages (4,000 to 850 BC) around Lake Constance come to life again in Unteruhldingen.

"Lake Dwellings Unteruhldingen

Current opening hours

Tuesday till Saturday
17:00 - 23:00 (kitchen from 17:30 - 21:00)

Sunday and Monday
Rest day

Phone: +49 7524 9980

Fax: +49 7524 998 - 152

E-mail: mail@hotel-gasthaus-adler.de

Hotel Gasthaus Adler Bad Waldsee Logo Gross

23.04. to 27.04.2024
Dishes from great-grandmother's cookery book!

Every last week of the month, there are dishes from the handwritten cookery book of Agathe Stützle, the great-grandmother of the current owner Alexander Bösch.

Sour tripe, sweetbreads, pork cheeks, departure and more...

Click here for the "Grandma" menu