Wemding - City of Fuchsias and state-approved recreation area.
In Wemding you can enjoy the benefits of two different landscapes: the plains of the Ries and the densely-wooded low mountain range of the Franconian Jura in the Nature Park Altmuehl Valley..
The lively medieval town is located at the east brim of the Ries, which was created by a meteorite impact 15 million years ago.
Holidays in two holiday regions
Wemding is one of the leading holiday destinations in the area. Holiday makers can pick and choose from numerous options for sport, free-time activities and sightseeing. Accommodation is offered by hotels, guesthouses, holiday apartments and B&Bs (520 beds). The camp site houses 330 tent sites and is located at Lake Waldsee.
Leisure time - sights
The state-approved recreational town which dates back to the Middle Ages is located at the west border of the nature park. This is also the area in which the outer edges of the Ries, which was created by a meteorite impact 15 million years ago, can be found. Experience the historic old town centre with its fortification, set in beautiful natural surroundings.
Medieval townscape with fortification, gates, towers; birth house of Dr. Leonhart Fuchs (the flower "fuchsia" was named after Dr. Fuchs), parish church St. Emmeram, pilgrimage basilica Maria Brünnlein (important pilgrimage with font and spring altar).