Swabian Alb facts for kids

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Kornbühl Salmendingen2
Typical Swabian Jura landscape, the "Salmendinger Kapelle" (Chapel) on top of the "Kornbühl"-Mountain

The Swabian Alb (German: Schwäbische Alb) is a plateau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Swabian Alb is situated between the Black Forest (West), Stuttgart (North), Bavaria (East) and Lake Constance (South). A lot of fossils are found here. The highest mountain is the Lemberg (1015 m).

Tourist information

  • There are many castles, monasteries, churches, ruins, caves and old towns in the region.
  • The river Danube nearly disappears in the porous limestime near Immendingen.
  • Important Towns:
  • A National Scenic Byway (Schwäbische Albstraße) leads you from the South West (Trossingen/Tuttlingen) to the North East (Aalen/Nördlingen) - length: over 200 kilometres.

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