Hammelburg is a small town in the Lower Franconian(Unterfranken) county of Bad Kissingen. It is located at the foothills of the Bavarian Rhön and the Franconian Saale river passes by the city. Hammelburg is known as the oldest wine town in Franconia and was first mentioned in a document in 716, making it one of the 30 oldest towns in Germany.
The town's landmarks are the town hall in the center with the market fountain, the cellar castle with the castle pond and the Saaleck castle towering over the town.
Well known are the garrison district of Lager Hammelburg, today the location of the UN training center of the German armed forces and the infantry school, as well as the military training area Hammelburg with the training village Bonnland.
Hammelburg, Bavaria, Germany