Wangen im Allgäu is the economic and cultural focal point of West Allgäu. Various museums, a historical old town and authentically restored buildings and architectural monuments unite to create a picturesque urban landscape. The city is surrounded by an idyllic natural landscape which attracts countless hiking enthusiasts all-year round.
You will reach Wangen im Allgäu by car via the main road 32 and the motorway 96. Thanks to the railway line Kißlegg-Hergatz, the city is also easy to reach by train. In each case, you will only have to travel 30 minutes by car to reach both of the airports Friedrichshafen and Memmingen.
It is only the ruins of the towers that now remain of the once imposing fortification Neuravensburg. Today, it has been made accessible to the public again after its renovation. Every year, the popular medieval festival takes place in the grounds of the Burgberg.
One of the landmarks of the place is the Frauentor or also the Ravensburger Tor. The gate was given its current form in the year 1608 and the gate was first mentioned in records in 1472.
Since 1974, the Heimatmuseum „museum of local history“ in the former Eselsmühle. As well as original provisions of the meal mill, there is also a display of collections on the history of the city and additional exhibits.
The Eichendorff-Museum and the Gustav-Freytag-Museum show letters, original handwriting and pictures of both of the distinguished authors. On the periphery of the historical old town, the interrelated museum landscape in Wangen is introduced.
A large menu selection, fresh ingredients and a fabulous service are the showpieces of the Indian restaurant Taj Mahal. The prices are astonishingly low for the high quality of the food.