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In the heart of Upper Swabia

The town of Bad Schussenried, with its three districts and 10 localities, currently has a population of 9200 inhabitants. Bad Schussenried is located an altitude of 570 - 630 metres above sea level, covers a land area of 55.02 km² and is situated between the River Danube, the River Iller and Lake Constance in the heart of Upper Swabia.

The 48th degree of latitude runs right through Bad Schussenried, or the "monastery town" as the locals like to call it. Bad Schussenried is on the following major tourist routes: the Upper Swabian Baroque Trail, the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, the Swabian Poets' Trail and the Upper Swabian Mills' Trail.


As regards infrastructure, it is worth mentioning that Bad Schussenried can easily be accessed by bus, car and rail. Large local companies include a psychiatric hospital, the Schwäbische Hüttenwerke and Liebherr-Mischtechnik GmbH.

The following accommodation options are available for local guests:

  • hotels (bed and breakfast)
  • holiday apartments
  • dormitory for large groups
  • camping site/ motor home berths