Plankstadt is happy to be known as a rural town minding its own business which is mostly agriculture.
Comparatively speaking, it does not have any stunning historic architecture that would lure you out of your way to get here in a hurry. But if you have a time out in mind with a bit of entertainment, some sport, and great food, do consider adding Plankstadt to your itinerary.
Plankstadt’s St. Nicholas Catholic Church is possibly its one claim to medieval architectural artistry. Nevertheless, it certainly does catch your eye. Then there’s the Lutheran Evangelical Church which also acts as a cultural center with a bunch of events going on all the time.
Plankstadt — Top Areas Of Interest
Visit the Market Place for a perfectly relaxing stroll and sightseeing. The Fire Department Building is located here and so is the Town Hall. You might enjoy the Museum of local history while you’re here.
Plankstadt’s pride of place would have to be the Vogelpark or Bird Park (Jahnstraße 8) with its amazing variety from peacocks to golden pheasants. Now it depends on what your thoughts are about caged creatures, but then you can put that aside for now and enjoy the wild beauty and the raucous rackets. You can’t help but wonder how such splendid creatures of exquisite beauty can produce such horrible noises. ;-)
Plankstadt’s true colors come out during the Backenbläser or Cheek Wind Carnival when things go on the wild side for a while. Magnificent floats and local entertainment are the highlights.
For a glimpse of the local art scene you need to visit the TSG Eintracht and the Musikverein. And if you’re anything close to a biking aficionado, you don’t want to miss the Weldebräu Dirt-Park where you get your fill of mountain bikes, dirt bikes, and BMXs.
Plankstadt has a Grill-Hut in Gänsweid which is a great way to go out and bbq and generally chill out away from civilization with a group of good friends.
The Luxor Cinema is where you can catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster.
If you want to make a meal of it, this town has this huge range of restaurants for you to pick from. Enjoy anything from Asian to Mediterranean right here at Plankstadt!
Lastly, Plankstadt also has its own brewery, the Weldebräu, which sells its brew to near and far with its distinct twisted green bottles.