Mountain Biking Highlight
Idyllically situated chapel tower with a long history, around the yearly Kirchweih is celebrated.In 1436 many people in the area around Offenhausen fell victim to the plague. One begged for the help of God. After the rescue, they vowed to build a chapel on the Keilberg and to found a pilgrimage.With the Reformation, the pilgrimages to the Keilberg Chapel had stopped. The last church service was held in 1523. In the 2nd Margravial War the St. Ottmar and Ottiliekapelle was destroyed. Only a small remnant was made into a watchtower and preserved.In the year 1756 a church service in front of the chapel tower was reintroduced annually with the Kirchweih of the St. Ottmar and Ottiliekapelle. On the second Sunday in July, the Keilberg-Kirchweih is now celebrated again with church services and festivals and enjoys lively encouragement from the near and far surroundings.
May 2, 2019
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