Weißenburg in Bayern

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Old city hall

Weißenburg in Bayern 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]

With train from Nuremberg or Ingolstadt, you can join the regional train (not ICE) in direction Treuchtlingen. Weißenburg has an own train station.

With car you can reach Weißenburg easy on the national highway "B2".

Get around[edit]


Roman museum
Blue House with pharmacy museum
Spital church



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.

  • Al Forno RistoranteNördliche Ringstraße 37 +49 9141 920420.
  • Löwengarten RestaurantWestliche Ringstr. 36 +49 9141 8731963. Greek and German food.


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.


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