Gate building of Altshausen Palace.
|Coordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°ECoordinates: 47°55′53″N 09°32′39″E / 47.93139°N 9.54417°E|
|• Mayor||Patrick Bauser|
|• Total||20.48 km2 (7.91 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
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.
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