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
- 13.10.- 15.10.
Historischer Markt in der Innenstadt
Leonhardiritt mit Wortgottesdienst, Pferdesegnung und Umritt durch die Stadt
Thomasmarkt und Weihnachtsmarkt