Memmingen, located in Swabia, is a quintessential German town with flourishes of classic Bavarian charm.
It provides an ideal base to explore southwest Germany, so pick up the keys to your Avis rental car at Memmingen Airport and start touring.
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Memmingen Airport (located in Memmingerberg) provides easy access to both the Unterallgäu region and the town of Memmingen. The latter is where most visitors head to first.
Just a 15-minute drive from the airport, Memmingen is laden with sights and rich in culture. It boasts a charming old town and numerous attractions, including two museums: The Memmingen Municipal Museum and the Antoniter and Strigel Museum.
Art lovers are also well catered for at the MEWO Art Gallery, which houses both touring exhibitions and permanent art works.
St Martin’s church and the renaissance-style town hall, Stadt Memmingen, are two of the city’s top attractions. There are also a number of idyllic squares where you can easily spend an afternoon. As for dining and nightlife, your options are plentiful. The city has more than 100 restaurants, cafes and bars serving up a selection of national and international cuisine.
Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased with the array of opportunities for hiking in the region, with signposted trails and Nordic walking routes meandering through the countryside.
Enjoy all that Memmingen and the rest of Bavaria has to offer from the comfort of your rental car.
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Bavaria, in southern Germany, is an intriguing destination offering vibrant towns and cities and idyllic countryside. With a rental car it’s easy to explore its many attractions, including medieval castles, baroque churches and quaint villages.
Monastery of St. Mang
The Monastery of St. Mang is just over an hour’s drive from Memmingen Airport (via the A7). Situated here is the Füssen Heritage Museum, which houses valuable pieces of art and archaeological artefacts. In this former Benedictine monastery you can also explore a medieval cloister and one of the most expansive collections of antique violins and lutes in Europe.
Originally built for King Ludwig II between 1869 and 1886, this incredible fortification overlooks the village of Hohenschwangau and is under 90 minutes from Memmingen Airport (via the A7). This fairy tale castle looks like something out of a children’s book with its turret, spires and medieval flourishes.
Bavaria’s capital city, Munich is brimming with historic and cultural attractions. Despite its size, the city maintains a small-town feel and the central square, Marienplatz, is the ideal place to start exploring it from. The New Town Hall is where Munich’s famous 100-year-old glockenspiel is located. Be sure to check out Englischer Garten – an expansive urban park popular with both locals and tourists.
Hiring a car makes it easy to explore all that Bavaria has to offer.