Wismar has enjoyed partnerships with twinned towns from as far back as 1959, and still maintains intensive contacts with them today. After several years prior contact, the Swedish town of Kalmar became Wismar's latest twinned town in June 2002.
Wismar is twinned with the following towns/cities:
The Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Aalborg in Denmark
Kemi in Finland
Calais in France
Kalmar in Sweden
In addition, Wismar maintains particularly friendly relations with the Norwegian town of Halden.
The partnerships between twinned towns provides opportunities for a wide range of contacts and encounters for all those interested - individual citizens, clubs, societies or other organizations.
Wismar's Twinned Towns