History

  • About 1060 AD - First mention of the present day town ('Scongoe')
  • End of the 11th c. - The town begins to shift to a nearby hill, the Lechumlaufberg
  • 1331 - Town and coin charter under Ludwig the Bavarian; economic upswing as a storage and transhipment place on the 'Via Claudia Augusta'
  • 1419 - Construction of the Town Hall, the 'Ballenhaus'
  • 1445 - Construction of the Holy Ghost Hospital Church of St. Erasmus, today the Town Museum
  • 1490 - Secondary residence of the Wittelsbach family, Duke Christoph the Strong
  • 1753 - Reconstruction of the Parish Church of St. Mary of the Ascension

Tourist Information
Münzstr. 1-3
86956 Schongau
Phone +49 (0) 8861 214181
Fax +49 (0) 8861 214881
www.schongau.de
touristinfo@schongau.de

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01 May

Mai-Juli 2020

Summer Festival in the Wies

Summer Festival in the Wies Concert Series in the Wieskirche and other churches in the Pfaffenwinkel