Marktoberdorf Things to Do
Around 1475 the Frauenkapelle was built at the market square of Marktoberdorf. It was dedicated to the blessed virgin. Its position in the center of town was chosen to allow also the handicapped and old people the visit to the church service. Over the years some changes were made like increasing the size of the church tower in 1710.more
Beside the parish church St. Martin you will find the castle of Marktoberdorf. It was the summer residence of Clemens Wenzeslaus who was (beside other positions) prince of Poland and duke of Saxony.The castle was built in the middle of the 18th century and is nowadays home to the music academy. You might hear some music if weather is fine and...more
With Germanies terrible history of wars all towns have lost people during the world wars. In most towns you will find memorials that show names of inhabitants that lost their lifes during the fights or afterwards in captivity. After a long time of peace and stability in Germany these memorials are a reminder for those who have not experienced war....more
Wall to wall with the parish church Sankt Martin you will find the grave chapel of Clemens Wenzeslaus. He was a son of the saxonian king Friedrich August II. and Maria Josepha and became prince of Poland, duke of Saxonia, the last archbishop and elector of Trier, the last prince-bishop of Augsburg and prince-provost of Ellwangen. When he was old...more
The restaurant is situated in the hotel and the building used to be called “Beim Oberjäger” (At the master hunter’s). The hunter was also in charge of providing drinking water for the castle nearby and in front of the house there was a water trough, with constantly running water originating from the sources in the Riedle. The building is a traditional listed building and has been managed by the same family since 1950.
The comfortable and relaxed restaurant specialises in seasonal cuisine and particularly the classic beef steaks as per the menu “Luggi’s Steakkarte”. When I visited the restaurant was very busy, but quickly cleared. I would have scored higher except that when we came to order desert we were told the chef had gone home.
Tuesday to Saturday: 11.30 am to 2.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm
Favorite Dish: Sirloin steak (steak), with herb butter and a savoury homemade sauce - € 21.80Related to:
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You can park your car on the parking of the parish church St. Martin and from there take the footpath (stairs) down to town. On the way you will pass most of the sites that I have placed here on my page. You will find the stairs if you keep on the left side of the church between church and castle.Related to:
Marktoberdorf Off The Beaten Path
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After visiting the parish church St. Martin I started my walk down to town and found that there is a grotto along the path located more or less beneath the church. Trying to take a photo through the gate I noticed that it is open to public.Related to:
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- Historical Travel
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