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Ostrach Overview

Ostrach is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen (Sigmaringen vacation rentals | Sigmaringen travel guide) in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Ostrach lies between the Danube and Lake Constance, about halfway between Sigmaringen and Ravensburg (Ravensburg vacation rentals | Ravensburg travel guide). It lies on the brook of the same name, which passes through a narrow pass between the glacial moraines left by the Rhine Glacier at the end of the last Ice Age. The landscape is hilly and wooded. Abandoned quarries to the north and south of the village of Jettkofen have created small lakes.

Things to See in Ostrach

Grenzsteinmuseum bei Burgweiler

Folklore Museum


Catholic Church St. Pancras


Abbery Church of St. Stephen

Swabian-Alemannic carnival

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More about the History of Ostrach

The first mention of Ostrach occurs in 851. In the 13th century, the area passed gradually from the Holy Roman Empire into the hands of the monastery of Salem (Salem vacation rentals | Salem travel guide).

On March 21, 1799, the Austrian and French troops fought a battle at Ostrach. In 1803, Ostrach and Bachhaupten passed into the hands of the house of Thurn und Taxis, and in 1806 they were incorporated into the lands of the house of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.

The railway line Altshausen-Ostrach-Pfullendorf opened in 1875. The last freight train passed through Ostrach on July 31, 2002. On January 1, 1975, the surrounding villages of Burgweiler (with Dichtenhausen, Hahnennest, Ochsenbach, Waldbeuren, Ulzhausen, Egelreute), Einhart, Habsthal (with Bernweiler), Jettkofen, Kalkreute, Laubbach, Levertsweiler, Magenbuch (with Lausheim), Spöck, Tafertsweiler (with Bachhaupten, Eschendorf, and Gunzenhausen), Wangen, and Wirnsweiler were incorporated into Ostrach.

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Ostrach is a municipality in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

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