Small historic town (13,000 inhabitants) situated in the middle of the Danube-Iller area connecting Bavaria and Badem-Württemberg. It is center of the rural space in the county Neu-Ulm. Middle Ages and modern times form a charming contrast. The motorway Würzburg-Lindau/Füssen just next door makes ways short. Embedded between Alb and Alps, Allgaeu and Upper Swabia, the town has its particular charm and promises interesting hours to its visitors. A rich and varied spiritual and cultural program attracts art lovers and offers unexpected variety. Traditional celebrations like the Leonhardiritt (a horse ride), carnival procession and the historic city center celebration attract thousands of visitors every year.
Sights and museums
The historic city center between the Upper and the Lower City Gate invites you for a visit. The remainders of the defensive fortifications from the 15th century may suggests the importance and the position of this Swabian town whose walls were able to stop the Peasants War. Prominent buildings form the picture of the winding high street bordered by gabled houses. Only the old department store, later tax shed, dominates as lateral positioned framework building. Church, town hall and the adjacent Neuffen- and Fuggerschloss (two castles) surround the church place. Historic city theater: Smallest house in Swabia, 140 seats, neo-classical ceiling. Plays and programs at the administration. Phone 84 23, fax 84 50.
Weißenhorner Heimatmuseum Museum of local history with over-regional importance, rich program of changing expositions. Opening hours: Thursday- Sunday 14.00-17.00 o’clock. Phone 0 73 09 / 84 54, Fax 84 50.
Archäologisches Museum It gives evidence of the historic periods of Weißenhorns. Opening hours with guided tours: monthly on the 2nd and 4th Sunday 14.00-16.00 o’clock or after reservation:
phone 0 73 09 / 67 93.
Sports and leisure activities
Heated open-air pool, mini golf, pedagogical forest path, extended hiking possibilities. Rich free-time activity program: Riding, tenni s, shooting, flying, bowling, curling.
How to get there
Ulm central station
Veranstaltungen in Weissenhorn
- 07.12.- 10.12.
- 09.12.- 17.12.
Schwäbische Weihnacht im Historischen Stadttheater