Wolfsburg is an urban district and the sixth largest major city in the Lower Saxony area in the North of Germany. It is located on the River Aller northeast of Braunschweig (Brunswick). Germany's capital city, Berlin, is located about 230 kilometers East of Wolfsburg. The city is world famous as the main headquarters of the Volkswagen AG and was one of the few German cities built during the first half of the 20th century.
Wolfsburg sights include new attractions like the Autostadt (a huge open air museum dedicated to automobiles, owned and operated by Volkswagen), a planetarium, the Phaeno Science Center, the largest hands-on science museum in Germany, and an excellent private art museum (Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg) specialised in modern and contemporary art. The old part of the town Alt Wolfsburg shows some manor buildings in traditional framework style.
Things to See & Do
* Autostadt – Volkswagen theme park
* Phaeno Science Centre
* Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
* Alt Wolfsburg – old part of town
* Burg Neuhaus – castle of Neuhaus
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 204.02 km2
Population – 121,500 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The river port at Wolfsburg is located on the river Aller.
Travel Links - The main line rail station is located at Bahnhof Wolfsburg Hauptbahnhof Willy-Brandt-Platz 3 38440 Wolfsburg and there are regular services to many destinations.