Enjoy an energetic and enriching escape from tiring tourist traps with a visit to the charmingly traditional Feldkirchen; a picturesque historical panorama will greet guests first entering the town, which will then relent into an enriching cultural and historical scene. Dating back to Roman times, the town’s architecture enjoys influences from a range of historical periods and exotic cultures; echoes of Turkish, Arab and German culture are evident within the culture, architecture and cuisine of the region.
An eclectic selection of ecclesiastical buildings decorate this provincial town, paying homage to its rich religious influence; most notable is Maria im Dorn, the principal parish church that features a booming Baroque bell tower and an elaborate interior.
A non-religious relic sure to impress is the Roman Tombstone incorporated into a wall of another parish church; intriguing inscriptions leave clues to the lives and loves of ancient residents.
The Torrid Tower
The town’s iconic symbol of architectural sophistication is undoubtedly the Bamberger Amthof, a fortified watchtower used to the ward of invaders since the 15th century; elaborate arcades and quaint courtyards decorate the tower’s interior while the Historical Museum within elaborates on the tower’s intriguing history. The tower is now also used as a cultural and event venue therefore friendly locals will be delighted to tell you of recent festivities.
The Great Gasthaus
A restaurant that typifies the imitable and unique cuisine of beautiful Bavaria is the Gasthaus Bauer, a rustic yet refined eatery regularly praised by locals and visitors alike. Classic cuisine is given an innovative twist in this elegant eatery; all products are sourced from local farmers in the region, a choice that ensures the taste of every meal is maximised with freshness and flavour.(Munchener Straussm Feldkirchen)