Volkach is a town in the district of Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken (Lower Franconia) in Bavaria, Germany. It has a population of around 8,700.
The town was founded in 906 AD.
Arts and culture
Volkach's main tourist attraction is its annual wine festival.
Located outside the town but inside the municipal territory is the late-Gothic pilgrimage church Maria im Weingarten with a Madonna by Tilman Riemenschneider. It was stolen in 1962 but later recovered.
Sons and daughters of the place
August von Rothmund around 1890
- 1945–1948: Josef Michael Erb
- 1948–1970: Georg Berz
- 1970–1990: Friedrich Ruß
- 1990–2002: Karl Andreas Schlier
- since 2002: Peter Kornell, reelected in 2008 and 2014
Connected to Volkach
- Friedrich Funk (1900-1963), politician (CSU), farmer and member of the Bundestag 1949-1963, lived until his death in the village
Western town wall remains.
South-western town wall remains.
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