Memmingen is internationally renowned for its quaint and quintessential collection of historic monuments. A serene stroll around the old town will afford wanderers a varied selection of gates, gables and fancy facades; a prominent medieval influence exudes from the town, whose diverse dining scene rivals the richness of its culture. Wander the captivating collections of museums; sip a crisp glass of wine in a sunny square; or enjoy consecrated contemplation in one of the many churches.
Memmingen is town saturated with sacred structures well worthy of worship; a significant example of Baroque beauty is the Knight’s Church, one of Upper Swabia’s proudest architectural examples. Within, glorious frescos depict then intricate connection between nature and religion while verdant garlands provide an additional layer of decoration. Within the luscious Church of our Lady, impressive paintings by members of the Strigel family decorate the walls and date all the way back to the 15th century.
Housed in one of the town’s most ancient and antique structures, the Stigel and Antonierhaus Museum presents an intriguing illustration of the Memmingen’s colourful past. As the impressive structure was formerly a residence and hospital, part of the exhibition focuses on the buildings culture and construction, while other relics contribute the Memmingen’s informative story.
Sleek, simple and stylish are three words that perfectly encompass the foundation of Engelkeller’s culinary approach. Within the richly decorated interior, red tones exude an air of opulence while wide windows allow sunlight to suffuse the dining area; signature dishes are internationally inspired and use the area’s finest ingredients. (Königsgraben 9 87700 Memmingen, Germany)