Highlights

in Ortenburg

The market community of Ortenburg offers many leisure facilities and a diverse cultural life. Most attractions are conveniently situated and can be reached in only a few minutes.

The Castle

...with Museum

An ancestral seat with fairytale charm, beautifully situated in the Wolfach Valley, this castle provided Ortenburg with its name ('Burg' being German for 'fortified castle'). A stylishly historical... read more

An ancestral seat with fairytale charm, beautifully situated in the Wolfach Valley, this castle provided Ortenburg with its name ('Burg' being German for 'fortified castle'). A stylishly historical atmosphere, a museum which is worth a visit, the castle chapel with a magnificent coffered wooden ceiling from 1628 and numerous events ensure that the stately Renaissance building is still full of life today.

Sammarei

Pilgrimage church

Marvel at the monumental carved altar in the oldest wooden church in Germany.

Marvel at the monumental carved altar in the oldest wooden church in Germany.

The Market

Ortenburg

Historical market town with typical Bavarian tradition and warm hospitality.

Historical market town with typical Bavarian tradition and warm hospitality.

Church

Protestant

A Protestant community with an important history – in the middle of traditionally Catholic Bavaria.

A Protestant community with an important history – in the middle of traditionally Catholic Bavaria.

Parish Church

Catholic

A building in the neo-romantic style which is worth a visit, on the popular Via Nova pilgrim path.

A building in the neo-romantic style which is worth a visit, on the popular Via Nova pilgrim path.

Unteriglbach

Leisure Centre

Bathing fun for young and old in the open-air swimming pool with various separate pools, diving platforms, water slides, children's play area, beach volleyball court, table tennis table and kiosk. Right next... read more

Bathing fun for young and old in the open-air swimming pool with various separate pools, diving platforms, water slides, children's play area, beach volleyball court, table tennis table and kiosk. Right next door: a mini golf course, a skate park and tennis courts for high-stakes matches.