Vilshofen

  • Vilshofen an der Donau is a town in the Germany, district of Passau, the Little Three Rivers Town, where the Vils and Wolfach rivers flow into the Danube
  • first mentioned in 776, but wasn’t actually a city until some 500 years later when Heinrich I. built his castle here
  • historic Stadtplatz with the Baroque town tower is the symbol of Vilshofen
  • Schweiklberg Benedictine Abbey with its two Art Nouveau towers, which also houses the Africa Museum, towers above the old town
  • visit Church of St. John, Knight Tuschl Fountain, Winzer and Hilgartsberg castle ruins, Ortenburg Palace, Vilshofen Wildlife Park and Irgenöd Bird Park