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Welcome to the residence of the Guelphs and the home of “Jägermeister”

A former residence of the Guelph dukes, a lively centre of activity with 53,000 inhabitants and many halftimbered houses, Wolfenbüttel will welcome you not only with its historical atmosphere but also all the amenities of a cosmopolitan yet friendly little town. You will be delighted by the old quarter with over 600 timberframe buildings, the magnificent churches, the prestigious Palace district, the worldfamous Herzog August Library and the Lessinghaus – together they make up a work of art which is unmatched in Lower Saxony.

By the way, did you know that Wolfenbüttel is particularly famous for its herbal liqueur, Jägermeister? Originating from the town of Wolfenbüttel, it has meanwhile conquered more than100 countries. So make sure you sample it when you are in town!

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Worth seeing

Weihnachtsmarkt in Wolfenbüttel

Christmas Market in Wolfenbüttel

Christmas Market in Wolfenbüttel 2018: 27 November to 23 December

Set in Wolfenbüttel’s enchanting historic town market, the Christmas market has become over the last years a special tip among those who love Christmas markets with a romantic atmosphere and stylish air: With its thousands of lights glittering and its Programme of fairy-tale performances, this Christmas market is every child’s dream come true. All over town, you get the feeling: this is the home of Christmas!


Wolfenbüttel & Jägermeister

Wolfenbüttel & Jägermeister: As part of this arrangement, look Forward to a guided tour of the location where the world-famous Wolfenbüttel herb liqueur is produced. No less interesting is the guided stroll through the old city centre included in the offer.  Also, the original building of the company of Mast-Jäger-meister SE can be viewed from the outside during the tour. A delicious meal at a restaurant in the old town with a shot of Jägermeister as a digestif completes the programme.

Included in the price: Guided tour of the town, lunch (incl. one drink), factory tour
Length: around 5 hours
Price: € 19.50 per person

Bookable on Mondays for individual persons,
from Monday to Friday for Groups from 10 Person.
Booking in advance is required.


Further Information:

Stadt Wolfenbüttel
Stadtmarkt 7A
38300 Wolfenbüttel
Tel.: +49 (0) 5331/86280
Fax. +49 (0) 5331/867708



Schloss in Wolfenbüttel

Wolfenbüttel Palace

Among the castles of Lower Saxony, the Guelph Palace of Wolfenbüttel occupies a special rank: It is not only the second largest of its kind, but is also home to the only high Baroque state apartments of the country.The mighty four wings served the local dukes from the House of Brunswick-Lüneburg over 320 years as a residence. From its shiny royal household announce today the splendor facade of the palace and the landscaped 1690-1740 state rooms.

Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Museum im Schloss Wolfenbüttel
Schlossplatz 13
38304 Wolfenbüttel
Tel.: +49 (0) 5331/92460
Fax:  +49 (0) 5331/924618


Jägermeister Werk in Wolfenbüttel
1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

Jägermeister Monday | every Monday in Wolfenbuettel

Every Monday is Jägermeister-day in Wolfenbüttel: After a guided tour of the Jägermeister factory you will have lunch in the historic Old Town district. And of course a Jägermeister will be served. During a guided tour of the town you will see the highlights of Wolfenbüttel. Reserve your ticket in advance!

Further information

KulturSommer Wolfenbüttel
13 July 2018 to 15 August 2018

Wolfenbüttel Summer of Culture

The Summer of Culture is Wolfenbüttels Open Air  Festival No. 1. Each year the Festival presents national and international artists from all cultural segments. This year the festival takes place in front of the Lessing Theater.

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Altstadtfest in Wolfenbüttel
17 August 2018 to 19 August 2018

Old Town Festival “900 years of Wolfenbüttel”

The three-days-town festival will this year bring the whole region together in the centre of Wolfenbüttel to celebrate the towns 900th anniversary.

Further Information:

9 special tips:

  • Guided tours of the town in different languages
  • Tours of the Jägermeister distillery
  • Gospels of Henry the Lion in Herzog August library
  • Museum at the palace with state apartments of Guelph dukes
  • Historic city centre with over 600 half-timbered houses
  • Cultural route “Wolfenbütteler Wasserwege” (waterways of Wolfenbüttel)
  • Shopping in the historic town centre
  • Disc golf at Seeligerpark
  • Fairytale Christmas market in November/ December


City of Wolfenbüttel
Stadtmarkt 7A
D-38300 Wolfenbüttel
Tel.: +49 (0)53 31/86 28 0
Fax: +49 (0)53 31/86 77 08