Abbaye de Maredsous, Denee

Sample some of the fine cheeses and beer at Abbaye de Maredsous, a Benedictine monastery. An eatery on site gives you a chance to try the monastery cheese and fresh bread, as well as the beer, which was once made at the monastery and is now produced by a nearby brewery using the same recipe. Stopping for a meal here after a walk around the scenic area is a favorite local pastime, so consider exploring the trails near the monastery and combining it with your short tour and a taste of cheese. Be sure to make a tour reservation if you are passing by the monastery on a weekday, but note that tours are only given in Dutch and French. A visit to Abbaye de Maredsous represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Denee vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Maredsous was a big suprise for me due to their pragmatic aproach vs the visitors. There are 2 different parts /direction. 1. For beer fans and families : a dedicated area with restaurant , beer chees...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Very cozy to go to dinner with the family. There is a children's play area and you can visit the Abbey where they make cheese.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We stayed in this monastery during the RV trip of Belgium, attracted by beer that is produced. We found a quiet loner full of peace so much from having slept the night at 10 in the morning opens the Café shop inside where you can buy beers, cheese and taste at the bar beers brewed. They are delicious.
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  • March 25, 2017
    Epic Abbey. Epis view. Great place.
  • June 25, 2017
    Perfect for a family day out
  • August 6, 2016
    Good place for tasting the beers and cheeses made by the monks. The visit inside the abbey is not recommended if you think you are going to see their brewery. Only how monks live. Visits are not in English.
  • November 2, 2016
    Nice place with good food offer, very crowded during weekends and holidays
  • April 29, 2016
    A gorgeous abbey with great food, delicious beer and cheese made on site . The guided tours are definitely not to be missed.

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