Ichenhausen is situated in the middle of the administrative district of Günzburg, just a stone’s throw away of LEGOLAND Park Deutschland (Günzburg), a little town with about 8.900 inhabitants – first mentioned in a historic document in the year 1032 and made town in 1913 – a hospitable and cultivated town. For more than 400 years, a big Hebrew community participated in shaping the towns development. Ichenhausen is situated at the B16 close to the BAB Munich-Stuttgart and the BAB Würzburg – Kempten. The town is twinned with Valeggio (Italy ) and Changé (France). Since February 1993, there has been a specialized clinic for physical medicine and med. Rehabilitation. Special exhibitions are shown in the new building of the Bayerisches Schulmuseum regularly.
Sights and museums
Oberes Schloss (1566) = town hall,
Unteres Schloss (1697) = Bavarian School Museum with historic class rooms and a special exposition showing for the first time the history of schools from the beginning of the human education up to the school of our times. There is a new exposition to be visited: ” The Jewish School in Bavaria”. Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10.00-17.00 o’clock. Closed every year: 15th December – 20th January, phone: 0 82 23 / 61 89,
Group tours: phone 0 82 23 / 40 86-40.
Roßkammhaus with rare oak framework. Autenried castle with icon museum (in Autenried), open: Sundays and Bank Holidays 14.00-17.00 o’clock and on appointment,
phone 0 82 23 / 8 62.
Former Synagogue from 1781 with permanent exposition “the Jews in the country – example Ichenhausen“, Mikwe (ritual baptism bath), open: every 4th Sunday in the month 13.30-17.00 o’clock. Groups: reservation under phone: 0 82 23 / 40 05-52.
Jewish cemetery, open every 4th Sunday in the month: 13.30-17.00 o’clock, if the weather is fine and on appointment.
Weißstickereistudio (embroidery studio): Visits after previous reservation under phone 0 82 23 / 56 56.
Churches from the baroque period in the quarters Autenried, Deubach , Hochwang and Oxenbronn as well as the Dreifaltigkeitskapelle in the quarter Rieden. – Nativity set in the catholic parish church Ichenhausen.
Kreisheimatstube Stoffenried with distillery in the Neher-Haus, open: every 2nd und 4th Sunday of the month 14.00-17.00 o’clock and after previous reservation, phone: 0 82 83 / 21 31 and 0 82 21 / 95-158.
Sports and leisure activities
Outdoor pool (river), bath eating, covered pool, riding, hiking, biking, tennis, mini golf.
Numerous celebrations/activities ask for a visit all over the year such as 7 fairs, town fair and the Leonhardiritt (a horse ride), theater, concerts, cabaret and lectures.
How to get there
Ichenhausen train station
Veranstaltungen in Ichenhausen
Leonhardiritt mit Wortgottesdienst, Pferdesegnung und Umritt durch die Stadt
Thomasmarkt und Weihnachtsmarkt