Oberstdorf is Germany's southernmost health resort. In the midst of the Allgäu Alps and 815m above sea level, the town – one of only 15 certified premium class health resorts – offers guests the opportunity to experience nature at its purest, as well as superlative air quality. Health-conscious visitors to Oberstdorf can choose from more than 85 providers of wellness, beauty and therapeutic treatments, and the town also specialises in treating patients with respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular diseases, psychosomatic and vegetative disorders and internal diseases. Healing therapies are complemented by acupuncture, phytotherapy and alternative treatments. The result is a unique medical concept. Everyone wants to escape the everyday grind and feel better – but visitors can do much more than just that at Oberstdorf's thermal baths. You can get yourself fit at one of the many aquafit classes on offer, including the latest craze: aqua Nordic walking. The natural saltwater will benefit your health and overall well-being. In the sauna complex, with its alpine-style sauna cabins, guests can pour energising infusions over the hot rocks. The dramatic alpine landscape has more than 200km of trails with trails and routes at all levels of difficulty. The resort's focus on nature and hiking emphasises its outstanding status as a walking holiday destination.