City of Pfarrkirchen
Pfarrkirchen is the second largest town in the district of Rottal-Inn and has 12,500 inhabitants.
At the end of the 9th century the town was named after its church, in 1262 it was elevated to the status of Duchy of Lower Bavaria and in 1862 it became a city.
One of the landmarks of the city is the so-called "Wimmer-Roß" (Wimmer-Horse). This powerful bronze sculpture was made in 1966 by the sculptor Prof. Hans Wimmer as a gift to his hometown and now has its place in the heart of the city. It points to the great importance of the horse in the Rottal.
Old Town Hall Pfarrkirchen
The Old Town Hall Pfarrkirchen houses a newly designed local history museum with evidence of old craftsmanship and objects of rural life in Pfarrkirchen and the middle Rottal. There are changing exhibitions on cultural-historical themes and on fine arts
In this former warehouse near the railway station, constantly changing art exhibitions can be seen in close cooperation with the "Muenchner Secession".
In a former car showroom on the Pfarrkirchner Ringstraße there is a varied programme with courses, cultural encounters, theatre, readings and live music. Exhibitions of the participating and invited artists are also shown here.
District of Rottal-Inn
The name derives from the two main rivers in the district, which are the Inn and its tributary, the Rott.
Regardless of the season, the district of Rottal-Inn offers you numerous possibilities - there is something for everyone. You will find a multitude of overnight accommodations, from hotels or guesthouses to holidays on a farm or camping site.
Cultural entertainment is provided by farms that serve as museums, people who collect measuring sticks... . Large and small museums invite you to visit their well-organized exhibitions, which tell the story of life, art and culture in the district and beyond.
An old traditional farm brings the life of the farmers closer to the people and shows a baking house, a bowling alley, a wash house and a small farm shop. The Muesum tells the story of our ancestors, idyllically situated between meadows and fields. Numerous activities and participation events provide entertaining and informative hours.
The museum route leads through three districts and stops at the open-air museum Massing, the Berta-Hummel Museum, the Sudetendeutsche Stube/Schlesierstube, Unterdietfurt, Rimbach (Lanz Traktor Museum, measuring sticks museum), Eggenfelden (Pruehmuehle, Schlossoekonomie Gern), Hebertsfelden and Bad Birnbach. There are some small treasures to discover here.
Hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths lead you comfortably or sometimes quite sporty through the country or into the distance.
The Inn cycle path, for example, runs along its route from the Swiss Engadine through Bavaria and the Lower Inn European Nature Reserve.
The Rottalradweg opens up the Rottaler Baederdreieck. It leads past numerous sights.
Many hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails lead you through the hilly landscape of Lower Bavaria. Experience the most beautiful places and sights of the still largely unspoilt nature.
Eat & Drink
The traditional inns in the Rottal-Inn holiday region always welcome you warmly. Stop by and let yourself be pampered in the typical Bavarian way. People value their special beer culture and way of life.