With around 3,000 inhabitants, Plittersdorf is the largest and at the same time oldest district of Rastatt. It is located directly on the Rhine on the border with France. Plittersdorf was first mentioned in 730/731 in a document of the Weißenburg monastery. Especially the extraordinary landscape of the nature reserve "Rastatter Rheinaue" makes Plittersdorf a first-class local recreation area. Since 2017, the largest river cruise ships on the Rhine have also been able to moor in Plittersdorf at the jetty. And with the Rhine ferry to Seltz, Alsace can be reached in just a few minutes.
Since October 25, 2004, Mathias Köppel has been the head of the village of Plittersdorf.