Community of Wangenheim


With its territory of 1.006 hectares and a population of approx. 700 inhabitants, the Community of Wangenheim belongs to one of the larger municipalities of the administration community of "Mittleres Nessetal".

The Wangenheim village in the Nesseaue is one of the oldest residential areas in the region. On development of the Rural Tourist Centre of the Wangenheim Reservoir, tourism has also become important. From here, you can discover the unique “Hainich National Park“ which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Directly at the lake, there are numerous recreational opportunities such like fishing, camping and water sport, and the adjoining cultural landscape invites to take a walk, to hiking, bicycling and riding. The Reservoir has developed to an idyllic paradise for anglers. Wangenheim is situated directly at the new Nessetal bicycle path leading from Erfurt to the Kindel.



Community of Wangenheim
Grüne Gasse 5
99869 Wangenheim

phone (03 62 55) 8 03 00


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Hainich National Park

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