Wangen im Allgäu

Typical houses in the old town

Wangen im Allgäu is a city with around 27,000 inhabitants in Baden Württemberg, Germany. The Landesgartenschau will take place here in 2024.


The city was first mentioned in 815 (and therefore celebrated its 1200th birthday in 2015). The old town (city centre) is well preserved and features buildings from the early middle ages until the late baroque era.

Get in

By airplane

The two closest airports are Bodensee Airport Friedrichshafen (IATA: FDH) near Friedrichshafen and Allgäu Airport Memmingen (IATA: FMM) near Memmingen.

By train

The train station which is served by regional trains is within walking distance of the city center.

By car

Take the A96 and exit between Memmingen and Lindau.

Get around

The old town (central area) which is of most interest to tourists is very small and best explored on foot.

There are eight local bus (Stadtbus) routes to connect to various parts of the entire city. Free Wi-Fi on board.


City Hall and St. Martin Church
Half-timbered houses
Lindauer Tor






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