Memmingen is a city of about 42,000 people in the German Federal State of BavariaRegion name.
Memmingen can be easily reached via car, train and plane.
The railway station is about a 5minute walk away from the town center. Remember there are special train tickets for Baden-Württemberg and Bayern. With these ticket up to five people can use all regional trains for a whole day for about 30 Euro (all together). Both the Baden-Württemberg-Ticket and the Bayern-Ticket are valid in Memmingen. More information about these tickets can be obtained from the [Deutsche Bahn http://www.bahn.de/i/view/GBR/en/prices/germany/laender-ticket.shtml].
The "Allgäu-Airport" is located about 2.5 km from the city centre of Memmingen. Ryanair serves the airport and offers flights from Alghero, Alicante, Bremen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Faro, Girona, London-Stansted, Malaga, Oslo-Rygge, Pisa, Porto , Reus, Stockholm-Skavsta, Trapani and Valencia.
As the town center is small enought to walk there is no need to use the public transport.
The major shopping street starts at the marketplace and leads directly to the Schrannenplatz.