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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. Make Andechs Monastery a centerpiece of your Andechs vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Andechs trip itinerary maker.
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  • We were driving with our little daughter (3J) at the Abbey of Andechs. Luckily much after noon it was at best ⅓ filled what was very pleasant in the intense heat. We brought the food and inside it has absolute character canteens. The food (Weisswurst were fresh Obazda, Radi, etc. and delicious, the beer anyway still tends to be mass processing it. We have visited the very beautiful church and are on the steeple ascended (1 euro per person), the playground is small but busy while Dad drinking his beer small. Beautiful it sometimes to have... seen but once enough for me personally.
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  • I have some mobility issues and was hesitant to hike to the Monastery. I did do the hike over there and was glad I did. It is a 5k hike climbing up the side of the mountain to get there. We were lost ...  more »
  • Who lives in Upper Bavaria or holidaying there, should check out above the monastery on the mountain. It is inhabited by monks, Benedictine monks. The Church is a Baroque splendor. You have to like that. Protestants will find them much too cluttered... Dere is crowded because of the delicious Andechser beer and the crispy chops beer garden on weekends often. So you'd better come during the week.
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  • It's very nice to eat outside, because you habe a nice view of Andechs. You can go in the church ⛪, it's beautiful inside. It's a pity that only 6 Monks live here.
  • One of the most fascinating place you shall find near Herrshing. The church is so nice and scenic. Liked the sun dial clock working accurate.
  • Worth the hike from Herrsching S Bahn. You can also take the bus back down to the bottom. Sit in the Bier Garten and enjoy an Andechs Bier.
  • Great place to visit, the hike to the monastery was a beast for us because we were drunk before we started, but we made it, blood sweat and beers. The friendly people, food, beer, and scenery is what it's all about. I hope I'm able to visit again in the future! I highly recommend this experience to everyone!
  • About an hour walk from the train station. Local 🍺 and a very nice scenery around.

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