The Barthelmarkt is an annual fair
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 and beer festival
Beer festival
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 in Manching
Manching is a municipality in the district of Pfaffenhofen, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Paar, 7 km southeast of Ingolstadt...

 near Ingolstadt
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, Germany
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. It is held every year on the last weekend of August.

Though first mentioned in 1354, its roots can be traced back as early as to the 1st century BC, when the Romans
Roman Empire
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 established a cattle market in the area.

The name "Barthelmarkt" stems from St. Bartholomew, the patron saint of the local church.

Beer tents

  • Herrnbräu Festzelt (Ingolstadt)
  • Toerring Bier Festzelt (Pörnbach
    Pörnbach is a municipality in the district of Pfaffenhofen in Bavaria in Germany....

  • Stiftl Spaten Festzelt (Munich
    Munich The city's motto is "" . Before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" . Its native name, , is derived from the Old High German Munichen, meaning "by the monks' place". The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat...

  • Ingobräu Festzelt (Ingolstadt)
  • Weissbiergarten Mittl (Ingolstadt)

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