Bad Griesbach (officially: Bad Griesbach i.Rottal) is a town in the Lower Bavarian district of Passau. The resort is located in the Lower Bavarian spa triangle.
A first documentary mention is the "Burggriesbach" around the year 1076. The town was the seat of a Pflegamts and belonged to Rentamt Landshut. He was totally destroyed by the Palatine troops in 1504, but soon afterwards rebuilt. 1778/79 Griesbach was occupied Austrian. Griesbach was part of the Electorate of Bavaria before 1806 and had a market court with a magistrate own rights. 1802 Griesbach seat of a District Court. The city survey Griesbach occurred on September 2, 1953. The Bavarian government reform introduced on 1 January 1972, the incorporation of the communities Karpfham, Reutern, St. Salvator and Weng. The loss of the district office on 1 July of the same year solved but forcibly from a change in the economic structure. After the discovery of the thermal springs of Bad Füssing successful wells were after thermal water in the years 1972-73 in the community part Schwaim for an orientation towards the spa industry.
The “Free State of Bavaria” is renowned for being culturally unique and for the emphasis which it places on preserving its heritage and traditions. It is also extraordinarily beautiful, boasting a plethora of castles, palaces, cathedrals, abbeys and monasteries not to mention spectacular scenery. Bavaria is more than Alps, men in “lederhosen” (leather pants), women in “dirndl” (traditional dresses) and frothy glasses of beer by the “maβ” (liter).