Oberschmeien belongs since 1972 to the city
of Sigmaringen and has about 500 residents. Earlier dominated by
agriculture there are nowadays only two full-
The Schmeiental is one of the most silent and beautiful rocky valleys of the Swabian Alb. The „Schmeie" derived from their name from Middle High German "smiugen" = to nestle, bend, arch, does its name all credit. It has its source at the village Albstadt-
Hikers discover around Oberschmeien an ideal area for their wanderings; natural meadows, beautiful forests, silent rocky valleys, the hill "Fürstenhöhe" (794 m above sea level) with Alpine views during clear weather. In addition the holiday paradise Nature Park "Upper Danube" is not far away.