Andechs Monastery, Andechs

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Discover the intersection of fine Baroque architecture and the art of brewing beer at the idyllic Andechs Monastery. Perched atop a hill overlooking Ammer lake, the monastery features an impressive 18th century church. This is the oldest pilgrimage site in Bavaria, as well as a fully functioning brewery. You can take a brewery tour to learn about the monks' brewing tradition. You'll be able to taste the seven varieties of local beer, then have a traditional Bavarian lunch at the onsite restaurant. Wander the grounds to take in the spectacular views of the countryside. Put Andechs Monastery and other Andechs attractions into our Andechs online attractions planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We visited Andechs Monastery on a rainy day in late August, 2017. We got there early just before noon, so we were able to wander around and get pictures without people in the background. The tower was...  more »
  • Got a lot of fun. First from walking distance from Herrshinga to the monastery, and then from the monastery's fine beer. It is a pity that in monasteries in Russia do not cook this beer is bringing me with their existence)))
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  • Of course, it is the absolute sanctuary in Bavaria! The whole monastery with the Church are impressive. Probably the one who there is very early, or just caught a quiet day. The size of the parking lot gives an idea of what's happening here on holidays or in summer. One hopes at a glance to the Ammersee you will be disappointed because the trees prevent significantly every look there. Who travels with a larger group and want to eat here, should be sure to reserve a table in one of the guest houses. The beer is of course absolutely recommended and should therefore be either a constant sober riders or just the journey on foot (from Herrsching from 1 hour) or with the bus (approx. 15 min.). But beware: The dishes are much more expensive than in Herrsching sin! At the roast pork with dumplings, the difference of partial 5,00 euro! Because you must think about it already! "Holy rum or num!" Conclusion: Nice destination for church-goers are a must if you're in the area, beer a must for beer drinkers - have fun!
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  • Nice, well maintained place. Great views from the top. Appearance of the monastery itself is rather modern. However, most people come for the beer garden and the views.
  • This is a beautiful place to visit. We went during December and had a gorgeous day. Four stars are because I wish the tourist stuff was on in December also - yes I know selfish. The cobble stone lined street and the church were wonderful sites.
  • We visited Andechs Monastery on a rainy day in late August, 2017. We got there early just before noon, so we were able to wander around and get pictures without people in the background. The tower was closed, but we still got some spectacular views of the surrounding country side.The interior of the church was thing of beauty that no one should miss! Then, we ate lunch at the beer hall. The monastery-brewed Andechser Dopplebock Dunkel was fabulous!
  • It's very touristy but worth a visit - we cycled on a very hot day from Berg on Starnbergersee which made the beer and radler feel well-earned! No choices on menu for restricted diets. Check out the Chapel with its murals.
  • Great views, great food, great beer. They say you need to try the pork knuckle when you visit Bavaria, and this place had the best pork knuckle I had the whole time I was there. Their beer is a great value and they have all the standard Bavarian styles
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