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Vilshofen is a town in the German district of Passau. It is known as the Three River City and is situated on the southern edge of the Bavarian forest between the Danube and Vils.

Attractions in Vilshofen include the Benedictine Abbey Schweiklberg which houses an African museum, the town square and town hall, the city tower and the church of St.John. The town plays host to a variety of festivals, including the yearly Folk Festival. The fireworks display over the Danube, held on the second weekend in July, is one of the grandest in the region.

Things to See & Do

* Benedictine Abbey Schweiklberg
* Town Square and Town Hall
* City Tower
* Church of St.John
* Town brewery

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 86.36 km2
Population – 16,250 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Vilsofen is located on the Danube river.

Travel Links - There are several airports in the vicinity with reasonable access to Trier. Luxembourg Airport 50 km, low-cost carrier hub Frankfurt-Hahn is 75 km east of Trier and Frankfurt International Airport is about 200 km away. The train from there would be about 3 hours via Saarbrücken or Koblenz.

Trains leave hourly from Trier to Saarbrücken, Koblenz and Cologne.