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Old city hall

Weißenburg is in Middle Franconia. The German spelling of the city's name should be read as "Weissenburg", with the "ß" character standing for "ss".


Weißenburg was a free imperial city for 500 years.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

  • 1 Train station. Check VGN for schedules and fares.

By car[edit]

You can reach Weißenburg easy on the national highway "B2".

Get around[edit]

Map of Weißenburg


Roman museum
Blue House with pharmacy museum
Spital church
  • 1 Wülzburg. one of the best-preserved Renaissance fortresses in Germany Wülzburg (Q49584) on Wikidata Wülzburg on Wikipedia
  • 2 Kastell Biriciana, Am Römerlager 16. Roman fort remains and reconstruction. Weißenburg Roman Fort (Q638525) on Wikidata Biriciana on Wikipedia
  • 3 Roman Thermae. Roman bath in Weißenburg in Bayern (Q638130) on Wikidata
  • 4 RömerMuseum. Roman Museum Weißenburg (Q638502) on Wikidata



Around the whole city you will find supermarkets called Aldi, Marktkauf, Norma, Penny.

In the old city of Weißenburg you will find clothes stores, bakeries and Turkish fast food stores.


Lots of traditional restaurants around. The quality of food is generally quite high. Main courses about €8-15, half liter of beer for €3-5.


  • 1 Bräustüberl Zur Kanne, Bachgasse 15, +49 9141 3844. Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 - 14.00 and 17.30 - 24.00, Monday rest day. This inn could also be among sights, the guest room is essentially in the state of 1890.
Löwen brewery



Go next[edit]

  • Brombachsee lake with three parts in the North with lots of spare time activities.
  • Gunzenhausen with nearby Altmühlsee
  • Altmühl nature reserve
  • Altmühl valley
    • Pappenheim
    • Dollnstein
    • Eichstätt
  • Fossa Carolina is a former 3 km long channel between Altmühl and the Rezat built in 793 near Treuchtlingen. It effectively connected the river systems of the Rhein heading to the North sea with the Danubian river system going to the Black Sea. This was the first of three attempts to connect the two rivers (a later one in the 19th century failed due to competition from railways, the current one dates to 1992).

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