Wolfsburg

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Wolfsburg is in the German state of Lower Saxony.

Understand[edit]

Wolfsburg hosts the worldwide headquarters of the Volkswagen car manufacturer.

Get in[edit]

Wolfsburg is easily accessible by road and rail. By road simply take junction 5 off of the A39 and head towards Wolfsburg-Morse. The main line rail station is located at Wolfsburg Hauptbahnhof, Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, and there are regular services to many destinations.

Get around[edit]

Walking is the best option. Everything is close together in the city.

See[edit]

Castle Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg is quite a modern city having been built, in the main, in 1938 on to house workers from the newly built VW factory. However, its castle dates from 1600 and today houses the Stadtmuseum. It has a rundown of the city's history from 1938, when the VW plant was founded, to the present day. There's also a small regional history museum and two art galleries that host rotating exhibitions.

Do[edit]

  •    AutoStadt. AutoStadt is the home of Volkswagen AG. AutoStadt theme park is a city in itself and offers entertainment, dining, tours, driving, and more. Visit the website to plan your day or days at the AutoStadt in Wolfsburg.
  •    Phaeno Science Centre. A visit is an absolute must. It is a new building designed by Zaha Hadid and is a breathtaking and revolutionary space.

Buy[edit]

  • Designer Outlet WolfsburgAn Der Vorburg 1 +49 5361 893 500. M-Sa 10:00 - 19:00 Sun -13:00 - 18:00. Wolfsburg Outlet Shopping Centre is a place to find designer discount brands. They have brand shops such as Diesel, Adidas, Fossil, Nike, Puma, Clinque, Calvin Klein and many many more.

Eat[edit]

  • Sausalitos.
  • Trattoria IncontriGoethestraße 53, Wolfsburg +49 5361 437254. Good pizzeria.
  • Restaurant AquaParkstraße 1, Wolfsburg +49 5361 607091. Gourmet food on offer from the multi-Michelin star chefs at the Ritz-Carlton. Expect to pay handsomely for the experience. Splurge.
  • La GrottaRothenfelder Straße 21, Wolfsburg +49 5361 12949. Classic Italian food. Mid range.

Drink[edit]

Die Bar - A friendly spot and a great atmosphere with the most inexpensive drinks in town!

Sleep[edit]

  • Holiday InnRathausstraße 1, D - 38440 Wolfsburg +49 5361 - 20 70. Ideally located within the centre of the city. Starting to show its age and they do not open the breakfast area until official opening time. Mid Range.
  • Global InnKleiststraße 46 +49 5361 2700. Quality rooms. Close to main VW factory.
  • Parkhotel WolfsburgUnter den Eichen 55, 38446 Wolfsburg +49 53615050. Check-in: 1500, check-out: 1200. Great facilities but on the pricey side Mid-Splurge.
  • Ritz-CarltonParkstrasse 1 +49 5361 60 70 00. Discover a city known for its high-tech surrounding with modern art and contemporary architecture.
  • Seehotel am TankumseeEichenpfad 2, Isenbüttel +49 5374 9100. Good sized room and reasonable breakfast. Good restaurant although a little expensive. Ideal location if you want to be out of town, but will need a car.

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