Nature lovers appreciate the rural and peaceful landscape of the Rottal, which invites you to go on long walks or bicycle tours. For those interested in culture or education, it's hard to choose from the multitude of possibilities. Still others enjoy the beautiful ambience in one of the many cafés or try their luck in the casino.
Aigen am Inn
(ca. 7 km)
Aigen am Inn is one of the early historical sites of St. Leonhard worship. It is likely that the widespread worship of St. Leonhard in Lower Bavaria had its origins here in Aigen. Sites to see include the pilgrimage church of St. Leonhard built in circa 1270 (open from May to October), Zehenstadl, the parish church of St. Stephen, the nursery (formerly the prince-archbishops hunting lodge Neu-Riedenburg), the prebendary house with the Brother Konrad fountain. Aigen am Inn is accessible by public transport from Bad Füssing.
(ca. 30 km)
The three river city with its 2,000 year old history offers its visitors countless tourist attractions: Oberhaus fortifications (1219) with Oberhaus Museum, Castle Niederhaus surrounded by moats, Niedernberg Monastery with the grave from the holy Gisela, Town Hall with council chamber (1393); episcopal residence (18th century), Stephan’s Cathedral with the world’s largest church organ, St. Nicola with 11th century crypt, Roman Museum Kastell Boiotro, Pilgrimage church Maria Hilf (1627), Three rivers junction (where the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz come together), Glass museum, Museum of Modern Art, Danube boat trips and much more.
Burghausen / Raitenhaslach
Seemingly endless walls, battlements, towers and chapels fill the world’s longest castle (1051m) on a narrow ridge, embedded between the romantic Wöhr lake and the glittering Salzach valley. The heritage protected old town is a colourful ensemble with a Town Square and a pedestrian zone „In the Pits“. A couple of kilometres away is the former Cistercian monastery Raitenhaslach which belongs to the city of Burghausen since 2004. The monastery church, which is over 800 years old, is considered a jewel of Baroque Rococo with glittering Rococo furnishings.
Reichersberg / OÖ (ca. 10 km) Augustinian monastery built in the 11th century. The present-day abbey church is built in early Baroque style with frescos from late Rococo era, stucco work from Johann Baptist Modler and Gentlemen’s Gardens.
Schärding /OÖ (ca. 18 km) A picturesque Baroque town. Town at the river Inn with tranquil spots, narrow alleys and old gates. Water gate with flood level markings, promenade along the Inn.
Marktl am Inn (ca. 40 km) Birthplace of Pope Benedikt XVI, house where he was born and Benedikt column.
Obernzell (ca. 50 km) Marketplace with architecturally idiosyncratic houses and prince bishop palace housing a branch of the Bavarian National Museum. Obernzell is the landing place for Danube boat trips as is the 7 km further on Jochenstein with Danube power station and environment centre.
Altötting (ca. 55 km) Marian pilgrimage site – “Heart of Bavaria” first mentioned in AD 750 as “Ötting”. The chapel of grace with the “Black Madonna” at the Kapell Square dating from the 8th century with the picture of the mother of God with child. The city has been a pilgrimage destination since 1489 after two miracle cures, miraculous image of the Virgin Mary, approximately 2000 votive tablets and 50 miracle tablets, mercies altar with silver embossed decoration, silver figure of the holy Brother Konrad from Parzham. The hearts of kings and princes are buried in silver urns. The Basilica of St. Philipp and Jacob, the vaults, the Tilly chapel, cloister, Basilica of St. Anna, the Capuchin church of St. Konrad with glass sarcophagus of the holy Brother Konrad and more.