Andechs Monastery, Andechs

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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  • This place comes highly recommended due to its' signature dish and excellent beer. The main curse is rediculessly huge, but tasty. Choose the sauerkraut and stay away from the potato salad, the latter...  more »
  • It is dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra and Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia in the tradition of here formerly resident counts of Andechs - Merania. The origins for this patronage go probably target until the time the Andechser back, because it was count the chapel of the castle of Andechser 1130 by pilgrims and pilgrims. Counts were kept here in all likelihood the precious relic collection of Andechser.
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  • I've been here probably 10 times ... ... Since 1982. Previously, an amazing place on "Holy Hill" overlooking the field, full of grazing kraviček ... an idyllic place. On the weekend, this picturesque place changed to a tourist, mass action, which brings the noise, a lot of garbage, the inability to park your car. ... The last time already cancelled the idyllic and a new phenomenon: the opposing views of the Muslim community, completely uncontrolled Syrian children and the amount of "sellers" .... probably from Romania.
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  • 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
  • Only an hour and a bit ride with S-Bahn from Munich and you reach the Andechs Monastery. Enjoy the great view from the hill-top, and the beautiful painted ceiling of the church. Then have a feast at the beer garden. They have the best pork dishes (roast pork & pork knuckle), and beer for really good price.
  • Nice scenary and area. The beer garden and restaurant was really great.
  • The Andechs Monastery was a great afternoon trip from Munich (easily reached via the S-Bahn and bus). Delicious beer brewed on site and served at the cute little beer garden. Take a stroll (respectfully) through the beautiful abbey and surrounding property.
  • A perfect place to enjoy culture, nature, and some fine German beer!

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