Since it is also a state-approved health resort, you’ll find Roman Baths there dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries.
If you appreciate old historic churches, Marktoberdorf would be a dream town for you! There are at least seven churches worth visiting.
The Parish Church Spiral Chapel only dates back to the turn of the 20th century, but will give you a great bird’s-eye view of Marktoberdorf. The Parish Churches Michael and Joseph, respectively date back to to 18th century, while the Kindle Chapel was built in 1971 and the traditional chapel for mothers praying for their ill children. The Parish Church Johannes dates back to the 17th century.
Older still is the Women’s Chapel built in 1475 and the Parish Church and Monastery Alban, dates back to 1465. The City Parish Church St. Martin dates back to 750 A.D. In 1200 a new church was built in its spot, changed to a gothic style in 1430, and a Rococo style in 1730.
As you will see, there’s plenty of gorgeous art and architecture in these grand old buildings for you to see.
This historical city makes wonderful use of all its old buildings. Even what is now the Bavarian Music Academy dates back to the 18th century and was once known as the Fürstbischöfliches Schloss. While you’re there, take a visit to the Kurfürstenallee and stroll along 200 year old trees.
Though it’s not all history in Marktoberdorf, the town is host to a special Chamber Choir competition held every two years and the town has it’s own private brewery. What better way to end a day in Marktoberdorf than with a great beer; it’s Germany, after all! ;-)