Gate building of Altshausen Palace.

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°E / 47.93139; 9.54417Coordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°E / 47.93139; 9.54417
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Ravensburg
Municipal assoc. Altshausen
  Mayor Patrick Bauser
  Total 20.48 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 4,095
  Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 88361
Dialling codes 07584
Vehicle registration RV

Altshausen is a small Swabian municipality (c. 4,700 inhabitants) near Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg, southern Germany.


Altshausen is situated in Upper Swabia, about 40 kilometers north of Lake Constance. North-west of the village is the Upper Danube Nature Park while to the South-west is the hill-chain of the Altdorfer Wald.

Main sights

It is notable for its Teutonic Order castle and as the birthplace of Hermann of Reichenau. In the center of the town there is the Altshausen Schloss, which is the main palace still owned by the House of Wurttemberg.


Altshausen is part of the Upper Swabian Baroque Route, a tourist road from the Swabian Alps to Upper Swabia. On both routes the tourists can visit many monuments and points of view.

Sister cities

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